Introduction to Raspberry Pi

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Introduction to Raspberry Pi

from 140.00

If you are interested, please add your information to our WAITLIST, and we will get in touch with you for the next scheduled workshop.

What to bring: Yourself!
Time: Tuesday July 12th, 6:00-8:30pm
Location: 121 Studios - 211 King St. London ON
Instructors: Shawn Nook and Raphael Kopala

Discover the endless potential of a Raspberry Pi computer -a credit card-sized device that allows for amazing creativity. As the gateway to innovative gadgets, these devices will enable you to complete all sorts of projects from an email-linked blinking desk light to full home-automation.


In this workshop you'll be introduced to the Raspberry Pi platform, the Linux OS, how to write basic programs, and controlling outputs to other hardware.


  • Raspberry Pi Essentials (Inputs, Outputs, boards, extensions, etc)

  • What Can You Do?

  • Setup and Linux Basics

  • Coding and Programming

  • Interacting with other hardware


INTRO $140

  • Everything you need to get started


  • Everything you need to get started

  • Summer membership at the UnLab (24/7 access to the space and its tools until Labour Day, 2016)

  • One Bootcamp session to jump start whatever you want to work on (held at the UnLab)
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What's in the Raspberry Pi Starter Kit?

  • Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi3) Model B Quad-Core 1.2 GHz 1 GB RAM 
  • On-board WiFi and Bluetooth Connectivity
  • 32 GB MicroSD Card (Class 10) - Raspberry Pi Recommended MicroSD Card with NOOBS
  • 2.5A Micro USB Power Supply
  • HDMI Cable
  • GPIO Quick Reference Card
  • CanaKit Full Color Quick-Start Guide
  • CanaKit GPIO to Breadboard Interface Board (40 Pin T-Shaped) 
  • GPIO Ribbon Cable
  • Breadboard, Jumper Cables, Ribbon Cable, GPIO to Breadboard Interface Board
  • RGB LED, 8 x LEDs (Blue/Red/Yellow/Green), 15 x Resistors, 2 x Push Button Switches

What is Raspberry Pi Bootcamp?

After learning the basics, it’s now time to dive into specific projects and applications!

In this open-ended workshop there will be an expert on-hand to help you with whatever it is you want to do. With a creative environment and expert advice, what you can achieve is up to you!

Email us at with any specific questions about what you may need for your personal project.

What to bring:

  • Raspberry Pi + Kit (as supplied in our Introduction to Raspberry Pi course)

  • Any other equipment you need to get started on your project

  • Your own idea of what you want to make

Time: TBD

Location: UnLondon’s UnLab, 792 Dundas Street London, ON N5W 2Z7

Instructor: TBD