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Raspberry Pi 3 Power Supply (Official)

SKU: CE00278

$14.20 AUD, inc GST
Raspberry Pi 3 Power Supply (Official)
14.2 AUD

SKU: CE00278

$14.20 AUD, inc GST
67 reviews 0 5 4.9
Ships today (delivered by Mon, 29th of May)

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is the most power hungry platform released to-date and requires a 5V 2.5A power source. This is the official power supply by the Raspberry Pi Foundation and is suitable for use with all Raspberry Pi Models, including the latest Pi 3.

Specs:

  • Designed to take full advantage of the improved power management on the Raspberry Pi 3
  • Input: 110-240VDC
  • Output: 5V @ 2.5Amps
  • Efficient low noise design
  • ErP Level 6 Efficiency Rating

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Product Comments


Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Simon verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    works just as it should (Posted on 19/05/2017)

  2. Review by Jason verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works perfectly for powering my raspberry pi 3, as expected. Since it's the official one you don't have to worry about buying the wrong voltage or wattage. (Posted on 18/05/2017)

  3. Review by Lynda verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Product was as described and worked as it should. (Posted on 16/05/2017)

  4. Review by Rafael verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Does everything a power supply needs to - and you do need this to provide the 2.5 amps the Raspberry Pi 3 needs. (Posted on 11/05/2017)

  5. Review by Paul verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Does the job well. (Posted on 11/05/2017)

  6. Review by Alastair verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    As expected (Posted on 10/05/2017)

  7. Review by Steven verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Does what it says on the tin. (Posted on 10/05/2017)

  8. Review by Josh verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    It definitely supplies power. (Posted on 26/04/2017)

  9. Review by Jason verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    No complains. Works as described. (Posted on 25/04/2017)

  10. Review by Garth verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    arrived on time and working as expected. (Posted on 24/04/2017)

  11. Review by Trev verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great product and great customer service. would recommend to anyone (Posted on 11/04/2017)

  12. Review by Onkaparinga verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    As described (Posted on 9/04/2017)

  13. Review by David verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Does the job well. (Posted on 29/03/2017)

  14. Review by steve verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works well and powers the Pi via mini USB. (Posted on 23/03/2017)

  15. Review by Greg verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Received the product in record time. Great service. No problems with the item. (Posted on 22/03/2017)

  16. Review by Peter verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Solid unit. (Posted on 10/03/2017)

  17. Review by Nathanael verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    not much more to say other than it is a power supply. Would be nice if there was one with an on/off switch or button available though. feels a bit wrong just yanking this thing out. (Posted on 8/03/2017)

  18. Review by Paul verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Nice unit. Relatively compact (can plug in normal power cables next to it). Runs cool. (Posted on 7/03/2017)

  19. Review by Jonathan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    God quality power supply. (Posted on 1/03/2017)

  20. Review by Pasan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Plenty of cable length. (Posted on 27/02/2017)

  21. Review by Terrence verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    You need a power supply that can deliver the current required to run all the USB's screens etc that you might be connecting to your Raspberry Pi and this one meets the demands with ease, 10/10 from me every time. (Posted on 13/02/2017)

  22. Review by Michael verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    This is the best power supply for your pi 3. Had an Asus power supply that said it was the right amperage but couldn't deliver. Very happy with this. Fast postage. (Posted on 6/02/2017)

  23. Review by Keenan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Does exactly what it is supposed to. No issues so far. (Posted on 23/01/2017)

  24. Review by Scott
    Rating
    80

    A great little accessory that will power the RPi as it should. I only wish that the cable was modular / removable for future connection options - otherwise its great. (Posted on 23/01/2017)

  25. Review by Michael verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Gets the job done! (Posted on 17/01/2017)

  26. Review by Vic verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Looks a well made unit (Posted on 17/01/2017)

  27. Review by Ali verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Sturdy and does its job (Posted on 17/01/2017)

  28. Review by micky verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Power supply safely powers the Pi 3 plugging directly into the device with no converter required. Plenty of cable. A litle wide for my taste (Posted on 13/01/2017)

  29. Review by Tom verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    BY THE POWER OF GRAYSKULL/Raspberry Pi 3 Power Supply (Official). (Posted on 12/01/2017)

  30. Review by Paul verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works beautifully (Posted on 5/01/2017)

  31. Review by Karina verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Christmas gift for my 13 year old son. Purchased the Raspberry Pi starter kit with this item included. He loves the pi and is keen to look into what he can now create. Prior to purchasing I used the online chat - fantastic service and explanation given to help me decide what was best to buy for my son. Thanks. (Posted on 28/12/2016)

  32. Review by Lachlan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    It's a power supply. It supplies power. Top marks there. (Posted on 28/12/2016)

  33. Review by Stiven verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Cool raspberry logo etched in. It works. Its a power supply. Nothing special. (Posted on 24/12/2016)

  34. Review by Leonardo verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Works as expected, though the mains unit is larger than expected and the cable is quite thin and does not feel particularly durable - would not want to bend it too often. (Posted on 12/12/2016)

  35. Review by Joshua verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Fast shipping. No issues with power supply. Have not formally tested the output yet, though. (Posted on 30/11/2016)

  36. Review by David verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Hassle free transaction. (Posted on 30/11/2016)

  37. Review by Craig verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Best price I could find in Australia, and shipped fast too !! (Posted on 30/11/2016)

  38. Review by Dane verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Perfect, this was as described and worked perfectly (Posted on 24/11/2016)

  39. Review by Rob verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works well = runs standard keyboard and mouse and HDMI/VGA converter attached to Raspberry Pi. (Posted on 23/11/2016)

  40. Review by Craig verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Glad I paid the extra and got this genuine Power Supply for my new Pi... Very happy with this purchase. No issues so far. (Posted on 25/10/2016)

  41. Review by Mick verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great (Posted on 6/10/2016)

  42. Review by Matt verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Arrived in a timely manner and works as described. (Posted on 3/10/2016)

  43. Review by Adrian verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Bought this as part of the RetroPie gaming kit for SNES.
    Works like it should, provides power to the Raspberry Pi.
    (Posted on 21/09/2016)

  44. Review by Erin verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works perfectly. Was using a big phone charger up until now but it didn't have enough juice and the Pi was complaining. This one solves the problem. (Posted on 21/09/2016)

  45. Review by Peter verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    This item is well worth its price (Posted on 20/09/2016)

  46. Review by Cliff verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Item as described, well packaged and fast delivery. Great product and great service. Very Happy! (Posted on 20/09/2016)

  47. Review by Clifford verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Runs cool and quiet (Posted on 14/09/2016)

  48. Review by Ed verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Perfect (Posted on 26/08/2016)

  49. Review by Justin verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Works perfectly (Posted on 23/08/2016)

  50. Review by Russell verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Very fast delivery, fantastic products! Highly recommended. (Posted on 19/08/2016)

  51. Review by Daniel verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Fantastic! (Posted on 29/07/2016)

  52. Review by David verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    This Power supply is ideal to get when purchasing the Raspberry Pi 3, due to the power requirements and it doesn't need a Universal adapter either. (Posted on 28/07/2016)

  53. Review by Adam verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Does the job well. (Posted on 22/07/2016)

  54. Review by Ben verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    No problems at all. (Posted on 21/07/2016)

  55. Review by Nathan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Awesome. Solved some issues that I had with RPi2, and just a cool thing to have to remove some uncertainty in a circuit (Posted on 28/06/2016)

  56. Review by John verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    I ordered the Raspberry Pi power supply which worked exactly as advertised. (Posted on 24/06/2016)

  57. Review by Brandon verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Does its job well, frustratingly though the Australian adapter has little wings on the side that make what is already a wide adapter, almost impossible to fit next to another plug on a standard socket/board. (Posted on 24/06/2016)

  58. Review by Colin verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    using this solved a lot of issues I had when trying other similar power supplies. Worth the money for a no nonsense solution. (Posted on 14/06/2016)

  59. Review by Gerard verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    its a power supply, hasn't died so that's a good thing i suppose (Posted on 14/06/2016)

  60. Review by Greg verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Very Good (Posted on 13/06/2016)

  61. Review by Luke verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Good length cable and no more power warnings on my RPI3. (Posted on 1/06/2016)

  62. Review by Alex verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Arrived quickly, and does exactly what it says on the box. (Posted on 1/06/2016)

  63. Review by Ciaran verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Came with the STEM starter pack. The best power pack to have, works for all previous models. (Posted on 23/05/2016)

  64. Review by Ciaran verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Does what it says on the box! With the higher current demands of the RPi3, it's better to have this adaptor. (Posted on 16/05/2016)

  65. Review by Brian verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Perfect for the job
    (Posted on 13/05/2016)

  66. Review by Tung verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    No more worries with other sub standards power supply. I go with the official . (Posted on 3/05/2016)

  67. Review by Samuel verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Raspberry Pi3 B, runs at full clocked speed with this power supply. (Posted on 21/04/2016)

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Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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