RaspberryPi – The Final Shopping List

After yesterday’s post, I started placing the order that I talked about. While putting the order in, I found several 4GB Sandisk SD cards, so I didnt put that item on the order but did keep the 8GB card on the list. I added a SD card holder that would hold 2 SD cards or several microSD card so that if I wanted to have several different Linux OS’s at hand (or a backup copy of what I am already using) that I could do so with a minimal amount of space required.

I added a serial to USB console cable from the folks at adafruit to allow me access to the unit as a method of last resort in case there was a driver or other problem to where I couldnt get into it via the network or USB ports. My intent is to be able to use this as a headless unit and not have to have a monitor nearby to deal with a possible config or driver problem. I may be concerned about nothing but $10 was cheap enough that I went ahead and ordered it at this point in the project. All the links you will see at the bottom of the post will take you directly to the page I ordered from to make this easier for you to order when you want to proceed with getting your own Raspberry Pi system.

Once I have my Raspberry Pi up and running, I will order a few additional parts that will allow me to connect to a VGA or DVI monitors, Wifi capability, possibly Bluetooth capability, and a Pelican case for good measure. For those of you that have read some of my previous posts, you will know how much I like Pelican cases. I am looking at this for a longer term situation where I may need to have this with me when I fly to a client site and I want it to get there intact. In that case I probably wont take the keyboard just to save space.

Item Purchased Price
Raspberry Pi Model B Revision 2.0 (512MB) $49.00
SB Clear Raspberry Pi Enclosure $14.00
Xentris 2-Amp Micro-USB Travel Charger – Retail Packaging – Black $12.00
AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable (6.5 Feet/2.0 Meters) – Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return [Newest Standard] $6.00
Logitech Desktop MK120 Mouse and keyboard Combo (920-002565) $15.00
SanDisk Ultra 8 GB SDHC Class 10 Flash Memory Card 30MB/s SDSDU-008G-U46 $13.00
DiMeCard-SD: SD + microSD Memory Card Holder (credit card size holder, writable label) $8.00
USB to TTL Serial Cable – Debug / Console Cable for Raspberry Pi $10.00
Total Cost (minus Shipping/Taxes) $127.00

To see more of my posts about the Raspberry Pi, please go to http://www.ronnutter.com/category/raspberry-pi/

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