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Raspberry Pi Model A 256MB RAM

SKU: ADA1344

$63.95 AUD, inc GST
$58.14 AUD, exc GST

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Raspberry Pi Model A 256MB RAM

SKU: ADA1344

$63.95 AUD, inc GST
$58.14 AUD, exc GST

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Replaced by: ADA998
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Adafruit now ships the Raspberry Pi Model A 256MB RAM These are IN STOCK and shipping now!

The Raspberry Pi® is a single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of stimulating the teaching of basic computer science in schools. The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. The design is based around a Broadcom BCM2835 SoC, which includes an ARM1176JZF-S 700 MHz processor, VideoCore IV GPU, and 256 Megabytes of RAM. The design does not include a built-in hard disk or solid-state drive, instead relying on an SD card for booting and long-term storage. This board is intended to run Linux kernel based operating systems.

This is the Raspberry Pi Model A 256MB RAM model with one USB port and no Ethernet controller.

Please note some boards are made in the UK, some in China. WE DO NOT KNOW IN ADVANCE WHICH ONES YOU MAY RECEIVE!

As typical of modern computers, generic USB keyboards and mice are compatible with the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi use Linux-kernel based operating systems. The Raspberry Pi does not come with a real-time clock, so an OS must use a network time server, or ask the user for time information at boot time to get access to time and date info for file time and date stamping. However a real time clock (such as the DS1307) with battery backup can be easily added via the I2C interface.

Adafruit makes many accessories and starter kits for the Rasperry Pi, check them out in Adafruit's Raspberry Pi section.

Raspberry Pi® is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Adafruit is a proud donor to the Raspberry Pi Foundation!

Raspberry Pi Model A 256MB RAM (10:37)

Technical Details

  • Weight: 30.8g
  • Max Dimensions: 63.9mm / 2.5" x 92.27mm / 3.63" x 14.88mm / 0.58"

Download the Broadcom BCM2835 datasheet

Adafruit have many Raspberry Pi tutorials on the Adafruit Learning System

Don't miss Adafruit's Raspberry Pi playlist on YouTube

Element14 Raspberry Pi operating instructions

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