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Farnell now shipping Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W

28th October 2021
Mick Elliott

The new-to-market Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W single board computer is now being shipped by Farnell, further increasing its range of Raspberry Pi products available from stock.

Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W is a flexible and economical new member of the Raspberry Pi family. It is built around a Raspberry Pi-designed RP3A0 System-in-Package which integrates the BCM2710A1 die used in the launch variant of Raspberry Pi 3 with 512MB of LPDDR2 SDRAM.

This compact computer is suitable for building embedded Internet of Things (IoT) projects and wireless networking applications and can also be used as a general-purpose computer.

Key specifications include:

  • Upgraded design: Built around a Raspberry Pi-designed System-in-Package, Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W integrates the BCM2710A1 die used in Raspberry Pi 3 with 512MB of RAM.
  • Functionality: Key features include a 1GHz quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, VideoCore IV GPU, 512MB LPDDR2 DRAM, micro-USB power, HAT-compatible 40-pin header, composite video and reset pins via solder test points, and a CSI camera connector.
  • Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2 / Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), MicroSD card slot, Mini HDMI and USB 2.0 OTG ports.

The single board computer  is accompanied by a range of accessories including a 5VDC Power Supply, an official case, a 1 m HDMI cable, a HDMI adapter, a 10 cm HDMI cable, an OTG adapter and a 1 m USB cable.

Romain Soreau, Head of Single Board Computing at Farnell, said: “We are pleased to expand our range of Raspberry Pi products to ensure novice electronics enthusiasts through to professional design engineers can make use of new-to-market development boards to kickstart their projects. The small form factor, enhanced features and low price make Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W the perfect computer for running low-power jobs, particularly for applications where space is an issue.”

Farnell is the longest standing Raspberry Pi partner and has sold more than 15 million units to date.

The distributor stocks the complete range of Raspberry Pi single board computers including the recently launched Raspberry Pi Pico, enabling customers to build a wide range of devices for professional, commercial, education or home use.

 

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