The Minicomputer successor of the amazing Raspberry Pi retains all its advantages, but got blessed with powerful quad-core processor and twice the RAM. It will perfectly serve as a media hub in the living room alongside your television. For this purpose, it has been adapted with a powerful graphics chip with composite output in HDMI transmitting sound. You can play most of the available formats. It even allows for H.264 video bit rates up to 40 Mbps, which corresponds to the quality of Blu-ray. It iss also suitable for surfing the Internet with a connectivity network card.
The computer is supplied in the form of a motherboard equipped with all the necessary hardware in addition to storage. As an operating system you get only an SD Memory Card with a minimum 2GB. The new processor is now able to run many Linux versions and provides support even for Microsoft Windows 10, and Google Android.
The power from the USB port on your TV, for example, does not exceed 1W. The Raspberry Pi Model B 2 may also be used as a computer easily adaptable to the fields of automation and the security of buildings. For these purposes, programmers will certainly appreciate the GPIO interface. 4 USB connectors serve to connect a mouse and keyboard, or hold memory sticks and external drives.