What You Need to Know to Buy and Set Up Your Raspberry Pi

By Richard Wentk

When you’re ready to buy and set up your Raspberry Pi, you need to think about a few things. Here’s what you need to know before you go shopping and set up your Pi:

  • Do you understand the different kinds of Raspberry Pi?

  • Have you decided which board you want?

  • Do you understand the difference between a Pi starter kit and a Pi kit with electronic parts?

  • Have you made a list of all the extras you need?

  • Have you researched where to buy the Pi and all the extras?

  • Have you thought about where to keep the Pi?

  • Have you made enough space for the Pi so that you can keep it out all the time?

  • Have you made thought about getting power to your Pi?

  • Have you made a list of cables and adaptors you need for power?

  • Have you added up how much money you need?