Raspberry Pi Tutorial Roundup

Now that it’s Pi Day +1 we wanted to take some time exploring the how-to of working with a Pi. It’s crazy to think only five years ago the original Raspberry Pi was just being introduced, and now it’s become a staple of DIY electronics. We invite you to check out some of our best Pi resources, stretching all the way back to Twitter monitoring in 2013!

Raspberry Pi Twitter Monitor

How to use a Raspberry Pi to monitor Twitter for hashtags and blink an LED.

Bark Back Interactive Pet Monitor

Monitor and interact with pets through this dog bark detector project based on the Raspberry Pi!

SD Cards and Writing Images

How to upload images to an SD card for Raspberry Pi, PCDuino, or your favorite SBC.

Raspberry gPIo

How to use either Python or C++ to drive the I/O lines on a Raspberry Pi.

Raspberry Pi SPI and I2C Tutorial

How to use the serial buses on your Raspberry Pi.

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Raspberry Pi Zero Helmet Impact Force Monitor

How much impact can the human body handle? This tutorial will teach you how to build your very own impact force monitor using a helmet, Raspberry Pi Zero, and accelerometer!

Using Flask to Send Data to a Raspberry Pi

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use the Flask framework for Python to send data from ESP8266 WiFi nodes to a Raspberry Pi over an internal WiFi network.

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Raspberry Pi Stand-Alone Programmer

This tutorial will show you how to use a headless Raspberry Pi to flash hex files onto AVR microcontrollers as a stand-alone programmer. It also tells the story about production programming challenges, how SparkFun came to this solution, and all the lessons learned along the way.

Raspberry Pi has also spawned a huge line of kits, spin-offs and accessory products that would never exist without this revolutionary little SBC. Here’s a quick roundup of some of our favorites!


Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit

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Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit

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KIT-13826

There’s a lot of Raspberry Pi information going around lately. Whether it’s Pi A, A+, B, B+, or Pi 2 B, any forum will ha…


$89.95







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Helium Ethernet Starter Kit (Raspberry Pi)

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Helium Ethernet Starter Kit (Raspberry Pi)

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KIT-14548

The Helium Ethernet Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi includes everything needed to easily give your embedded devices secure, long…


$159.95


SmartiPi Touch

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SmartiPi Touch

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PRT-14059

The SmartiPi Touch is a case and stand for the official [Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen LCD](https://www.sparkfun.com/products/1…


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SparkFun Pi Wedge

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SparkFun Pi Wedge

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BOB-13717

This is the SparkFun Pi Wedge, a small board that connects to the 40-pin GPIO connector on the Raspberry Pi and breaks the pi…


$9.95







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SparkFun PiRetrocade

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SparkFun PiRetrocade

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KIT-14007

Do you own a Raspberry Pi2 or Pi3? Have you always wanted to use it to set up your very own gaming station? The SparkFun PiRe…


$39.95







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SparkFun Pi Servo HAT

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SparkFun Pi Servo HAT

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DEV-14328

The SparkFun Pi Servo HAT allows your Raspberry Pi to control up to 16 servo motors in a straightforward and uncomplicated ma…


$9.95


pi-top (Gray)

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pi-top (Gray)

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KIT-13897

The pi-top is a DIY laptop you build yourself that helps you start learning how to code, create awesome devices and take your…


$264.95







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Pi Desktop

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Pi Desktop

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DEV-14354

The Pi Desktop is a desktop computer kit that has been designed to be used in conjunction with a Raspberry Pi 2 or 3. The con…


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Thanks for reading today. We hope you found a resource or product to help you better utilize Raspberry Pi. Check in tomorrow for our Friday Product Post with more detail about our new Raspberry Pi 3 B+ offerings!

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Are you an educator or parent looking to introduce Raspberry Pi to young makers? Check out today’s SparkFun Education blog for “5 Projects to Make With Your Students Using Raspberry Pi.”

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