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Raspberry Pi Compute Module for PCB design

Raspberry Pi Compute Module for PCB design

RaspberryPi.org has announced the arrival of the Compute Module, taking a more industrial, professional direction. Basically, the core technology of a Pi has been repackaged and released in a new form, aimed at those creating their own PCB. You can now fit the core of the Pi into your…

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Anyone tried Wolfson Audio Card software?

Anyone tried Wolfson Audio Card software?

We have a Wolfson Audio Card in the office, and I am intending to try it over the weekend. Have been itching to try something like this since I spoke to Wim Lemmers of NXP on using the I2S port that appeared in rev2 of the pcb. Looks like the…

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Raspberry Pi User Guide Second Edition

Raspberry Pi User Guide Second Edition

The second edition of the Raspberry Pi User Guide  has been published. Written by Raspberry Pi co-creator Eben Upton, and tech writer Gareth Halfacree, it has been updated to cover stuff including the camera board, NOOBS installation software, and introduce the Pi Store. “Although initially intended for schools to…

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Raspberry Pi gets an infrared camera

Raspberry Pi gets an infrared camera

The Raspberry Pi already has a Camera Board, which was announced in May, but now there’s a new infrared camera module. It’s called the Pi NoIR and is a variant of the visible light camera board with the same 5 megapixel image sensor. It can take still photos…

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Board offered as programmable I/O for Pi, with touch control

Board offered as programmable I/O for Pi, with touch control

The popularity of Raspberry Pi has raised interest in the most professional of circles. XMOS is a West Country-based fables chip firm that makes multi-core microcontrollers with a lot of processing power. Sony just released a headphone amplifier with one inside, the PHA-2. Unusually for microcontrollers, there…

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Rugged case has prototyping area

Rugged case has prototyping area

Buckingham-based Fuze has come up with a rugged case for Raspberry Pi that includes a UK keyboard. All connectins are bought out to the back panel – with internal extension cables for USB, HDMI, audio and network ports. GPIO is extended and protected, and there is an 840 socket solder…

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Single board computer has RasPi and Arduino

Single board computer has RasPi and Arduino

An Australian firm called GeekRoo is designing a mini-ITX-compatible (17x17cm) PCB that will fit a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino into a Mini-ITX case. For use with XBMC for medial play-back, the Arduino can be swapped for a 2.5in disc drive – there are holes for…

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Video: Watch a Raspberry Pi being built

Video: Watch a Raspberry Pi being built

See a Raspberry Pi constructed from scratch. From start to finish we show the manufacturing process of the Raspberry Pi at the Sony facility in Pencoed South Wales: assembly, inspection and testing. Claire Doyle, Head of Raspberry Pi Global Division at Element 14, and Gareth Jones, Senior Manager New Business…

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