Broadcom BCM2835 Raspberry Pie

Raspberry Pi is one of the most widly used embedded boards due to his price which goes from 25$ to 35$.

Hardware specification

  • Broadcom BCM2835 SoC
  • 700 MHz ARM11 ARM1176JZF-S core
  • Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU, OpenGL ES2.0, OpenVG 1080p30 H.264 high-profile encode/decode
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 2x USB
  • RCA video output
  • HDMI audio/video output
  • 3.5mm jack audio output
  • SD card slot
  • 10/100 Ethernet RJ45
  • Expansion pins GPIO, SPI, I2C, I2S
  • Uart
  • Power source 5V via MicroUSB


The Raspberry Pi is managed by the Raspberry Pi Fundation.

The Embedded Linux Wiki is also an excellent resource for Raspberry Pi.