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Ashwani Kumar
Ashwani Kumar
Electronics and Communication
14 Jan 2019

Raspberry Pi Model B.....What is it ???

Raspberry pi a mini computer...

  • 700Mhz ARM v6 
  • Broadcomm CPU+GPU 
  • 512 MB RAM (256MB on Model A) 
  •  Boots off SD card for filesystem
  •  USB, Audio out, LAN (Model B only) 
  •  HDMI + Composite video out 
  • GPIO pins 
  • Powered off 5V, ~700ma 
  • (500ma on Model A)

Some other cool things

1. Can run XMBC Home Theater PC software

2. Turn your TV into a Smart TV! 

3. Emulators for tons of old platforms (C64, Atari, NES, 


4. Games – OpenTTD, OpenArena, more… 

5. Has it’s own app store… 

6. Several OS options – Raspbian (Debian optimized 

for Rpi), Debian (non-optimized), Arch Linux, RISC-

OS, NetBSD – NO UBUNTU (but not a big deal)