Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further

Raspberry Pi Accessories

If you are looking to add additional features, check out the accessories to power your Raspberry Pi remotely, build a homemade motion-activated security system, or go retro by building your own arcade controller to emulate classic video games!

Raspberry Pi LCD - 7" Touchscreen

Raspberry Pi LCD - 7" Touchscreen


SparkFun PiRetrocade

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Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2


PiJuice HAT - Raspberry Pi Portable Power Platform


With the Pi 3 reading buttons and toggling LEDs, you're sure to be the coolest kid on the block, but what else can it do? Let us know how you use your Pi 3 in the comments! Otherwise, here are some links to our other Pi resources.

Need some inspiration? Check out these tutorials and projects.

Bark Back Interactive Pet Monitor

Monitor and interact with pets through this dog bark detector project based on the Raspberry Pi!

Pi AVR Programmer HAT Hookup Guide

In this tutorial, we will use a Raspberry Pi 3 and the Pi AVR Programmer HAT to program an ATMega328P target. We are going to first program the Arduino bootloader over SPI, and then upload an Arduino sketch over a USB serial COM port.

SparkFun Auto pHAT Hookup Guide

The pHAT to get your projects moving. This guide will help you get started using the Auto pHAT.

SparkFun PIR Breakout Hookup Guide

Get started with these Panasonic EKM-Series PIR breakouts following this Hookup Guide.

Or check out some of these blog posts for ideas: