No Pi for me today

Today is the launch of the Raspberry PI – a no frills but very low costs development project. The initial interest has been so high that both supplier web sites taking pre-orders crashed and they the project has been mentioned on Radio 4 twice today – Great way to launch !!



Raspberry Pi Linux Specs

  • SoC Broadcom BCM2835 (CPU, GPU, DSP, and SDRAM)
  • CPU: 700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core (ARM11 family)
  • GPU: Broadcom VideoCore IV, OpenGL ES 2.0, 1080p30 h.264/MPEG-4 AVC high-profile decoder
  • Memory (SDRAM): 256 Megabytes (MiB)
  • Video outputs: Composite RCA, HDMI
  • Audio outputs: 3.5 mm jack, HDMI
  • Onboard storage: SD, MMC, SDIO card slot
  • 10/100 Ethernet RJ45 onboard network
  • Storage via SD/ MMC/ SDIO card slot

Kudos – to Mythic Beasts for hosting Raspberry PI’s website !!