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Raspberry Pi 2 unboxing

Posted by mpicker21 Feb 20, 2015
     I arrived home today to see a lump under my front doormat.  I was excited to see that it was my brand new Raspberry Pi 2, just in time for the weekend.  I've been a huge fan of the original Raspberry Pi.  I started my Pi life with buying one because I saw the cool things that Ben Heck was doing with it.  I got so jazzed about a $35 Linux machine.  I had planned on making an internet connected scoreboard using some LED driver IC's.  While pla ...
With the release of the all new, faster Raspberry Pi 2 Model B MCM Electronics has redesigned our popular Raspberry Pi kits! (Available in North America only)   Raspberry Pi™ 2 Model B Starter Kit - 83-16552RK The Raspberry Pi Starter kit has what you need to get started with the Pi. Just the basics, A memory card, Power supply and a clear case. This kit includes a translucent case that can sit on a desk or hang on a wall.the case also has a great feature in that it can also hold the ...
In this 30 minute video I take you through the basic install of a Raspberry PI 2 model B, from new to running Raspbian and with WIFI, Wireless Keyboard and mouse   As per earlier Raspberry PIs, this one too has issues if used with crappy USB cables or sub standard power adapters (It may not run reliably if powered from your computer USB for example   ...
We asked you to tell us just how much you love Raspberry Pi 2 using #iLuvPi2 and you responded in great style!  With over 140 entries we've had our hands full getting through them all, but here are the winners!If you're name or Twitter handle is featured below then you've won a new Raspberry Pi 2! Simply Direct Message us on Twitter (you'll have to Follow us if you don't already) or message us on Facebook in order to verify your identity. Include your name, address details and phone number ...
I'd have to thank element14, especially doctorcdf for this "mystery date" which turned up on my doorstep unannounced.     I've done some comparisons, benchmarks and high-resolution photographs on my blog here: Valentine’s Day: A Date with the Raspberry Pi 2 (Model B)     In short, the conclusion reads: It seems the Raspberry Pi foundation aren’t under any illusions as to the reasons behind their success, and the latest Raspberry Pi 2 Model B retains the key ...
Last week, we launched Raspberry Pi 2 in London.   Our PiCycle campaign gave away 100 Raspberry Pi 2 boards to fans.   Now, Picycle is coming to America!   That's right, our PiCycle is in San Francisco with another basket full of Raspberry Pi 2 boards to give away. To be in with a chance of winning, here's what you need to do:   Find our PiCycle! We are in San Francisco.  Exact location to be announced via @element14 . Tell us! Snap a selfie with the Picycle and ...
Do you love Raspberry Pi ?   We love Pi too #iLuvPi2 !! We know how much you've been waiting to get your hands on the Raspberry Pi 2.  Missed your chance on launch day?  No Problem! You can still get your hands on one. 1. Tell us why you love Raspberry Pi! It can be a picture, a project or a video. You can enter from 9am GMT on the 3rd of February until 9am on the 9th of February. 2. Share your picture, video or project with us on our element14 Facebook page, or on Tw ...
2nd February, 2015 The Raspberry Pi2 is one of this year’s most hotly anticipated sequels. To celebrate, we’ll be riding our Raspberry PiCycle around London’s iconic South Bank offering you the chance to win one of 100 boards.   To be in with a chance of winning, here’s what you need to do. Find the PiCycle in London's South Bank.  Ask for a Raspberry Pi 2. Tell us about it! Snap a selfie of yourself with the bike and tweet the picture to @element14.  ...