Assembling a Raspberry Pi

A Raspberry Pi is typically just a chipboard with exposed circuits. Most people want to protect their investment as well as conceal their Raspberry Pi at a target location using a case. The majority of Raspberry Pi cases are designed to either pop in the circuit board or slip between wedges designed to hold the Pi in place. Once your Raspberry Pi is seated properly, most cases have a cover to seal the Pi while exposing the input ports.

The next step for assembly is to attach the input and output devices such as keyboard, wireless adapter, and mouse. The Raspberry Pi Model B+ offers four USB input ports for this purpose. There is also an HDMI output that is used to connect it to a monitor. For power, the Raspberry Pi uses ...

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