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2. Ready to Begin: What Do You Need to Use a Tinker Board?

Liz Clark1 
Boston, MA, USA

We’re almost ready to dive into using the Tinker Board. But before we do that, we need to go over a few very important accessories that will allow you to have a successful experience.

What Do You Need?

As mentioned in the previous chapter, single-board computers arrive with all components installed, so no additional computer hardware modules are needed, besides storage. However, other vital accessories are needed in order to use the Tinker Board properly.


The first, and one of the most important, is included in the box. It’s the heat sink for the SoC processor. For ...

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