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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B goes quad-core ARM Cortex-A7

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B goes quad-core ARM Cortex-A7

A new, improved Raspberry Pi has been announced, the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B.

It features a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU running at 900MHz (for a 6x performance boost on the first generation Raspberry Pi Model B+) and 1GB of LPDDR2 SDRAM (for a 2x memory increase).

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Hi-fi for Model B plus

Hi-fi for Model B plus

Element14 has a hi-fi audio card for Model A+ and B+ Raspberry Pis.

The circuit is almost the same as the ‘Wolfson’ hi-fi board for the Model A and B – Cirrus bought Wolfson a while ago.

A bespoke version of Raspian is available.

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Farnell updates IO boards for Model Bplus, and adds RTC option

Farnell updates IO boards for Model Bplus, and adds RTC option

Farnell/element14 has released new version of two PiFace interface boards – ‘Digital’ and ‘Control and Display’ – to make them compatible with Raspberry Pi Model B+ as well as existing As and Bs.

At the same time, it released a little real-time clock board that it clams can be added…

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RIoTboard gets Raspberry Pi adaptor

RIoTboard gets Raspberry Pi adaptor

An adaptor for the RIoTboard development platform from Farnell element14 is designed to significantly expand the board’s interface capability, writes Steve Bush…

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Power over Ethernet comes to Raspberry Pi

Power over Ethernet comes to Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi can now be powered via an Ethernet connection using a 5V power over Ethernet (PoE) add-on adaptor board.

Silvertel has released a circuit and PCB layout for a 5V PoE adapter board and the information is available for free download and use by any manufacturer of accessories…

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Raspberry Pi Foundation has up-graded the Raspberry Pi Model B+

Raspberry Pi Foundation has up-graded the Raspberry Pi Model B+

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has up-graded the Raspberry Pi Model B but, for industrial users, “we’ll be keeping Model B in production for as long as there’s demand for it”, said the Foundation’s Eben Upton.

The new version, called B+, costs £20 and uses less power…

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Eben Upton interview on Raspberry Pi Compute Module

Eben Upton interview on Raspberry Pi Compute Module

Electronics Weekly editor Richard Wilson interviews Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, about the the design changes in the new Raspberry Pi Compute Module.

Q: What prompted you to develop this new compute module and why have you changed the form factor?

Eben Upton: Yes, this has been…

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