0

Raspberry Pi 2 – Model B – ARMv7 with 1G RAM is here – benchmarks and more @raspberry_pi #raspberrypi

Pi Ii Top Orig

Pi Ii Bottom Orig

Pi Ii Iso Orig

Pi Ii Side 01 Orig

Pi Ii Side 02 Orig

The Raspberry Pi 2 – Model B – ARMv7 with 1G RAM is here! Get one and check out our comprehensive guide, benchmarks and performance improvements.

The Raspberry Pi 2 delivers 6 times the processing capacity of previous models. This second generation Raspberry Pi has an upgraded Broadcom BCM2836 processor, which is a powerful ARM Cortex-A7 based quad-core processor that runs at 900MHz. The board also features an increase in memory capacity to 1Gbyte.

  • Broadcom BCM2836 SoC
  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7
  • 900 MHz
  • Dual Core VideoCore IV® Multimedia Co-Processor
  • Provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
  • Capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
  • 1GB LPDDR2
  • Boots from Micro SD card, running a version of the Linux operating system 85 x 56 x 17mm
  • Micro USB socket 5V, 2A

Read more.


Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.

Join 7,500+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Rethink Robotics closes shop. Long live collaborative robots #makerbusiness

Wearables — Cleaning is key

Electronics — Serial overkill

Biohacking — Biohacking Resources – Books, Talks and Podcasts

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython @ Hackaday SuperCon #ICYMI @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF #Python

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



3 Comments

  1. Ahh!
    So THAT’S the reason for the ’embrace of death’ on adafruit.com today!
    Well, for a while; now you’re out of Pi 2’s!!

    Looking forward to it. Such a fantastic team, those RasPi folks.

    Just an amazing product.

    Mike Y
    Dallas, Texas

  2. Will the processor reference manual for this version be available?

  3. Sounds like the perfect Pi to host my weewx (for the Davis Vantage Pro2 ISS), my ADS-B Ground Station, and the HF WSPR beacon, all on the same device.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.