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Connect as many as 5 SATA HDDs to a Raspberry Pi 5 with the Radxa Penta SATA HAT

The Radxa Penta SATA HAT is a $45 add-on board that allows you to connect up to five SATA hard drives or SSDs to a Raspberry Pi 5 to create a network-attached storage device for use as a file server, backup device, or just a small PC with support for a lot of storage. Available now from ARACE, […]

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PiBoy DMGx kit turns a Raspberry Pi 5 into a handheld game console

Experimental Pi sells several kits that let you transform a Raspberry Pi single-board computer into a handheld game console, including a PiBoy DMG kit that’s been available for around 4 years and has a design that takes heavy inspiration from Nintendo’s Game Boy. But that kit was designed for the Raspberry Pi 4. Now Experimental […]

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Lilbits: More Raspberry Pi 5 HATs, Apple reinstates Epic Games’ developer account (days after terminating it)

Raspberry Pi’s single-board computers have supported expansion boards called HATs (Hardware Attached on Top) for more than a decade. But those boards have typically had to rely on the 40-pin headers to communicate with the board. The Raspberry Pi 5 is the model that also has a PCIe connector, and in recent months we’ve seen […]

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This $10 Raspberry Pi 5 PCIe HAT lets you add a WiFi 7 adapter or other M.2 2230 modules

The Raspberry Pi 5 has the fastest processor of any Raspberry Pi computer to date, but that’s just one of the thing that sets it apart from earlier models. Another is its PCIe connector that enables high-speed connections to expansion boards. A bunch of companies have used that PCIe connector to build HATs that let […]

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Connect two M.2 2280 SSDs to a Raspberry Pi 5 with Geekworm’s X1004 Dual NVMe HAT

Raspberry Pi 5 add-on boards that allow you to attach a PCIe NVMe solid state drive to the little computer are becoming so common that I told myself I wasn’t going to write about new models anymore. And then I saw the Geekworm X1004 Dual 2280 NVMe SSD shield. Available from AliExpress for $43, this […]

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Seeed Studio’s $120 water cooling kit for the Raspberry Pi is riduculous, but kind of cute

The Raspberry Pi 5 is the most powerful single-board computer from Raspberry Pi to date. But it can be even more powerful if you overclock the computer’s BCM2712 quad-core ARM Cortex-A76 processor to run higher than the 2.4 GHz frequency it officially supports. Of course, overclocking can increase the amount of heat generated, which can […]

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Add an M.2 NVMe drive to a Raspberry Pi 5 with Waveshare’s $9 adapter

The Raspberry Pi 5 is the first single-board computer from Raspberry Pi to feature a PCIe interface for high-speed connections to SSDs and other peripherals. And the Raspberry Pi team is working on an official HAT that will make it easy for users to connect a PCIe NVMe SSD to the little computer. But several […]

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EDATEC ED-IPC3020 is a Raspberry Pi 5-powered industrial PC with NVMe and analog audio support

The EDATECH ED-IPC3020 is a tiny fanless computer that measures 102.8 x 89.5 x 32.5mm (4″ x 3.5″ x 1.3″) and which features support for up to two 4K displays, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0. Powered by a Raspberry Pi 5 single-board computer, it has a 2.4 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A76 processor, 4GB to […]

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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi’s new specs for add-ons, update on the MNT Pocket Reform, and GPU improvements for Google Pixel devices

The MNT Pocket Reform is the latest in a lien of open hardware products from MNT, the team that brought MNT Reform into the world a few years ago. As the name suggests, the new model is much smaller, but it still keeps the ethos of open source software and hardware and a modular, customizable […]