Raspberry Pi is one of the famous developmental platforms for electronic hobbyists and robot enthusiasts. Easy accessibility and a huge community make the board the first choice with students as they use it to apply their theoretical concepts. In this article, we will cover some of the best raspberry Pi starter kits you can buy to start development on the board right away.
Note: different developers have different needs so our lists caters for a generic audience and is in no particular order.
10. Basic Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi 2 Model B(24.99$)
The rudimentary kit contains a case, a power supply, and Samsung micro SD card. The kit includes the very basics that you would require when beginning development on a Raspberry Pi.
9. Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit with a preloaded 8GB SD card(30$)
The 30$ kit is specifically designed for Raspberry Pi 3. The kit contains Injection Molded Case, Gold Plated HDMI Cable, MicroSD Adapter, Ethernet Cable and a Wifi Dongle.
8. OSOYOO 9in1 Raspberry Pi Starter Kit(71.90$)
The kit includes the Raspberry Pi2 model B with Transparent Case, 3.5″ inches LCD touch screen display, USB wifi adapter Cooling Fan,8GB TF Card, HDMI Cable, TF Card Reader, USB power Cable and a Heatsink. The kit is perfect for those looking to dive right into advanced prototyping.
7. Raspberry Pi 2 Basic Starter Kit (59.99$)
The kit that comes with a Raspberry Pi 2 model B board also has an 8GB Micro SD card and SD card adapter Pre-installed with the NOOBS operating system. The OS aids in development and make it very easy to write code for the system.
6. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Starter Kit(59.99$)
The kit includes a 16GB memory card which comes installed with a NOOBS OS though the best thing about the kit is the 5.25V 2.4A power supply which is robust and provides extended battery life. The official starter kit is also offered at a competitive price.
5. SunFounder Project Super Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi 3, 2 & Model B+(45.99$)
The extensive starter kit contains a host of products that include a breadboard, push button, LEDs, resistors, rotary encoder, buzzer, a small dc motor and a 555 timer. A great kit for anyone learning digital control & embedded programming for the first time.
4. EEEKit 8 in 1 Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi 2/B(29.97$)
You can not get much wrong with this case as it has a nine layer case box, USB cable, USB adapter, power Supply and even a USB Wifi dongle. This starter kit is one of the hottest items right now on various website for engineers.
3. CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit(74.99$)
Raspberry Pi 3 is the fasted Raspberry PI board to date, so it arguably requires a robust set peripherals to work with. This kit provides just that with a 32GB micro SD card, heat syncs a 5.5V 3A power supply.
2. Vilros Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit(69.99$)
For just 70$ you get a Raspberry Pi3, a hard polycarbonate plastic case, 16GB card, and a gold plated USB cable. The manufacturer even provides a quick startup guide for beginners.
1. Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit by Genius Kits(39.99$)
Apart from the board itself, the kit has almost every you would ever need while working with any development board not just Raspberry Pi. To name some of the items multiple capacitors, a stepper motor, DC motor, PNP/ NPN transistors, a shift register, power supply and even ribbon cables. For the price, this kit is indeed a great buy.