Since the Raspberry Pi project began, the plan has garnered huge interest from developers, hobbyists and others keen to get their hands on a cheap, easy-to-use computer.
Delivery of the first batch of production machines has been delayed twice - once because the wrong component was soldered on to circuit boards and a second time thanks to confusion about electromagnetic testing.
The Pi is built around the Arm chip that is used in the vast majority of mobile phones. It runs various flavours of the Linux operating system and uses SD cards as its storage medium. The machine comes in two varieties - with and without a networking connector.
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