Cheaper Raspberry Pi out in Europe for $25

The cheaper version of the popular micro PC uses a third of the power as its predecessor, making it perfect for battery or solar-powered projects.

Model A is only available in Europe for now, but the rest of the world will be able to buy the micro PC soon. Raspberry Pi

A new, cheaper model of the Raspberry Pi Linux computer on a stick is now on sale in Europe, delivering a tiny computer for an even more affordable $25.

The "Model A" micro PC is now out in Europe, available to buy from RS components for $10 less than the "Model B" Raspberry Pi. The new model ditches the Ethernet port, but has a single USB socket and 256MB of RAM.

On its official blog, the creators of the U.K.-built device explain that the stripped-down computer would come in handy for tinkerers looking to build machines that are powered by a battery or solar power, because it uses "roughly a third" as much power as the existing Model B.

RS customers outside Europe can order a Model A now, but will face a short delay before receiving the product.

Read more of " Raspberry Pi Model A costs £19, makes sun-powered robots " at Crave UK.

 

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