QUICK START

This page provides a very brief guide to connecting up your Pi. Hover your mouse over the picture of the Pi to see a description of each main component. If you need more information than that shown here, try the what do I need, create SD image and first boot pages.

Visit here for a brief description of the Pi hardware and details of components, schematic drawings, power requirements and the differences between the A and B models.

Quick start process Raspberry Pi board Raspberry Pi board B+ Raspberry Pi board B3 GPIO pins in 2x13 IDC format 5V power inlet - micro USB Standard size HDMI video and sound output socket RJ45 Ethernet socket USB sockets RCA composite video output 3.5mm audio jack socket 3.5mm audio jack socket Indicator LEDs DSI connector for future connection of a display CSI connector for camera (camera due Spring 2013) Main processor and memory JTAG header used during board production LAN controller GPIO pins in 2x20 IDC format 5V power inlet - micro USB Standard size HDMI video and sound output socket RJ45 Ethernet socket USB sockets Combined 4-way video and audio jack Indicator LEDs RUN pins - equivalent to model B P6 header DSI connector for future connection of a display CSI connector for camera (camera due Spring 2013) Main processor and memory LAN controller GPIO pins in 2x20 IDC format 5V power inlet - micro USB Standard size HDMI video and sound output socket RJ45 Ethernet socket USB sockets Combined 4-way video and audio jack Indicator LEDs RUN pins - equivalent to model B P6 header DSI connector for future connection of a display CSI connector for camera (camera due Spring 2013) Main processor and memory LAN controller