pi-top Modular Laptop v2
The pi-top modular laptop v2 provides makers, educators, and inventors a platform to learn and develop coding skills that also operates as a fully functioning laptop. The modular design utilises the Raspberry Pi (not included – available here, Raspberry Pi) to provide the computing power.
Within the laptop case, a magnetic rail provides a simple method to augment the pi-top with a range of add-ons, such as speakers and prototyping boards. Easy access to an installed Raspberry Pi and other internals are provided by an innovative sliding keyboard and trackpad.
Included with the pi-top is an 8GB micro SD card pre-loaded with the latest pi-top operating system and an inventor’s kit with 20 projects to get you started.
Included with the pi-top laptop is an inventor’s kit featuring 20+ projects to help you begin experimenting with coding and electronics. There are 3 inventor journeys to follow; Smart Robot, Music Maker and Space Race. Included in the kit are the parts needed to build the projects:
– Pi-top PROTO+ prototyping board
– LED lights
– Ultrasonic range sensor
– Noise sensing microphone
– Various cables, wires, resistors, buttons, and sensors
– Project booklet
pi-top Laptop Software
To bring the parts together, pi-top provide an 8GB micro SD card pre-loaded with the Polaris operating system and a suite of apps:
– pi-top CODER
– Minecraft Pi Edition
– 3D Printing App
– Web browser
– Email App
– Libre Office Suite – compatible with Microsoft Office compatible files.
pi-top Laptop v2 Specifications
- 14 inch Full HD Screen (1980 x 1080 pixels)
- Full-Size Keyboard (US layout)
- Trackpad: 104 x 75 mm
- Battery Life: 6 to 8 hours
- Modular Magnetic Rail to add pi-top accessories
- Kensington lock compatible
- Dimensions: 345mm x 220mm x 40mm
- Weight: 1.5Kg
- 2 x USB 2.0 Ports
- 10/100 Ethernet
- 3.5mm Stereo Audio Jack
A Raspberry Pi is not included. Available to purchase separately – available here, Raspberry Pi