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This news comes to us from the official Raspberry Pi Foundation blog: Raspberry Pi Model A is now available for purchase from their official distributors in Europe. The less expensive board comes in at $25 and lacks ethernet, has only one USB port, and 256 megabytes of RAM as opposed to Model B’s 512. Besides the price, these changes come with an additional advantage: the Model A uses one third of the power of its big brother, which would make it great for battery-powered projects. If you’re not in Europe, you’ll have to hold tight for now; they expect to be shipping “very soon” to other parts of the world.

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.


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