Pi-Top or how to make a functional laptop with our Raspberry Pi 2


Surely on more than one occasion, especially if you have stopped for a moment to read the technical specifications of the new Raspberry Pi 2, you may have realized that its potential is more than striking, even enough to build a very interesting little home computer. Thanks to pi-top The task is much simpler since the project offers you the possibility of buying a 3D printed case that is perfectly adapted so that you can mount all the necessary components inside without any problem.

As we have talked about just a moment ago, one of the main advantages that pi-top presents is precisely that all the equipment is sold as a kind of mounting kit that includes several modules with which to assemble your own laptop so "craft«. As you can see in the video located just below these lines, in addition to a Raspberry Pi 2 you will need other elements such as a 13,3 inch with HD resolution as well as a electronic board to control the power supply.

Personally, I have to confess that the pi-top project seems very interesting to me since, when ordering your "case" (as we have mentioned, it is a kit that comes with many other elements such as battery and others) the company allows us to customize it for you. complete in details such as the location of the trackpad that can be located right next to the keyboard, below ... If you are interested in getting a pi-top, tell you that the price is $ 264,99 or U.S. dollar 299 in case we want a Raspberry Pi 2 shipped with the order.

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