“Devised to help teach kids to code, the Raspberry Pi is a palm-size computer that can be a home-theater P.C., a cheap children’s computer, a home security system or anything else you set your mind to. The Pi can do a lot — if you’re willing to tinker.”
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Motherboard is a device manufactured to learn, code and create projects. With an included integrated 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN, a fast quad-core Cortex A53 processor running at 1.2GHz and a Bluetooth classic and low energy, it is compatible will all the accessories of Raspberry Pi2.
The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Motherboard has some sophisticated features such as a 1.2 GHz 64-bit quad-core ARMv8 CPU, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n wireless LAN, 40 GPIO pins, four USB ports, VideoCore IV 3D graphics core, Micro-SD card slot, Bluetooth classic and low energy, Display interface (DSI), Camera interface (CSI), Ethernet port, Full HDMI port, and combined 3.5 mm audio jack and composite video.
To use the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Motherboard, you’ll need Micro USB power supply (2.1 A) and Micro SD card with NOOBS as these are not included with the motherboard. To use the motherboard as a desktop computer, you’ll need monitor or TV and HDMI cable as well as a mouse or keyboard.
The motherboard is built on the latest Broadcom 2837 ARMv8 64bit processor making it more powerful and fast than the previous versions. It has better power management for high-capacity external USB devices and comes with in-built wireless and Bluetooth classic and low energy.
It runs on the following operating systems Arch Linux, OpenElec, RISC OS, OSMC, Pidora, Raspbian, Windows 10 IOT, PINET, Ubuntu Core, and Ubuntu Mate. It requires three 9V batteries to power and a voltage of 5 Volts.