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Raspberry Pi Beta Boards Unveiled

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Here’s a little something to warm your festive cockles. These are populated boards from our first run of beta devices. They’re undergoing electrical testing alongside hardware and software testing at the moment, and if all goes well, the Raspberry Pi you’ll be buying in January (or by auction later this month if they all work as they should) will be exactly like one of these.

If all the boards from this batch perform well in testing, we’ll be auctioning ten of them off; details will be available here as soon as we are confident that they’re perfect. (If they don’t get through testing, we’ll have to do another iteration, so keep your fingers crossed; I can tell you that so far, they’ve been as solid as a rock.)

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