4 12, 2018

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ vs the RPi 3 B+

2018-12-04T09:45:05+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Blog|

The Raspberry Pi foundation releases hardware at a snail pace and they have finally released a model A variation of the immensely popular Raspberry Pi 3. Unlike a model 3B+ the model A reduces both the size and power requirements of the board while retaining all of the processing power of the RPi3. This is the first Model A+ board [...]

6 11, 2018

Differences between FFC (Flexible flat cable) and FPC (Flexible printed circuit)

2018-11-06T11:37:45+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Blog|

For people just getting into electronics and printed circuits when you see a picture of an FFC cable or FPC, they can look very similar offer different features and functionality. FFC (Flexible flat cable) FFC (Flexible flat cable) referred to an electrical cable that is both flat and flexible and is an evolution of ribbon [...]

3 10, 2018

Raspberry Pi vs Arduino vs Beaglebone: Which is best?

2018-10-03T13:02:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Blog|

In the past ten years development boards, single-board microcontrollers, and single-board computers have revolutionised the many aspects of tech. With the availability of low-cost development boards, we have seen the Maker movement become established which is a growing culture of tech-based DIY enthusiasts. While the Raspberry Pi was designed as an educational product, it has [...]

7 09, 2018

The History of the Raspberry Pi

2018-09-07T04:50:53+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Blog|

The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a charity founded in 2009 to promote the study of basic computer science in schools. By March 2017 12.5 million units were sold making the Raspberry Pi the third best-selling "general purpose computer". That figure now stands at over 19 million computers sold. Back in 2009, this was not the [...]