Getting started with Raspberry Pi

To get started creating projects with the Raspberry Pi you are going to need the following items:

Where to buy a Raspberry Pi?

Raspberry Pi
You can buy the Raspberry Pi through Premier Farnell/Element 14 and RS Components. Both distributors sell all over the world. In mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau you can also buy directly through Egoman Technology Corp. You can also buy the Raspberry Pi from Amazon along with many of the accessories you will need.

Where to buy the other items?

There are many bundles where you can buy most of the items you will need to get started. I have listed a few of the bundles here – and a few links to each of the items if you wish to purchase them individually.

Use the following links to buy each item individually:


There are a number of starter kit bundles available like the CanaKit Raspberry Pi Complete Starter Kit.This kit comes with:

  • Raspberry Pi – Model B
  • Raspberry Pi Project Case
  • 4GB SD Card pre-loaded with Raspbian “wheezy”
  • Micro USB Power supply
  • HDMI Cable

You can buy the bundle here: