raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Tutorial 01: Overview

Hello guys!! Welcome to tutorial series for Raspberry Pi started by Entrench Electronics. In this tutorial we are going to take an overview of small computer Raspberry Pi.

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python.

The Raspberry Pi hardware has evolved through several versions that feature variations in memory capacity, and peripheral device support. We will start to learn


Raspberry  pi history

And we are going to start with Raspberry Pi 1 B+.


Chip Samsung K4P4G324EB SoC

Core architecture ARM11

CPU 700 MHz Low Power ARM1176JZFS Applications Processor

Memory 512MB SDRAM

Operating System Boots from Micro SD card, running a version of the Linux operating system(Raspbian)

Dimensions 85 x 56 x 17mm

Power Micro USB socket 5V, 2A




Ethernet 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket

Video Output HDMI (rev 1.3 & 1.4) Composite RCA (PAL and NTSC)

Audio Output 3.5mm jack, HDMI

USB 4 x USB 2.0 Connector

GPIO Connector 40-pin 2.54 mm (100 mil) expansion header: 2×20 strip Providing 27 GPIO pins as well as +3.3 V, +5 V and GND supply lines

Camera Connector 15-pin MIPI Camera Serial Interface (CSI-2)

JTAG Not populated

Display Connector Display Serial Interface (DSI) 15 way flat flex cable connector with two data lanes and a clock lane

Memory Card Slot SDIO(minimum size of memory card is 4gb)

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