34 comments for “The Raspberry Model C

  1. Kenneth Ciszewski
    1 April 2015 at 1:42 am

    April fool??????!!!!!

    • recantha
      1 April 2015 at 7:48 am


      • Michael Hoskins
        1 April 2015 at 9:17 am

        I fell for it until the diagonal taskbar. πŸ˜€ And the whole time I was fuming because I bought an older Pi right before the 2 came out, which I bought too, kind of annoyed at the timing. Well played!

  2. Supra
    1 April 2015 at 3:16 am

    What is clock speed?
    What is maximum of sd card? Could it be 512GB sd card?

  3. Mark
    1 April 2015 at 3:20 am

    April Fools!

  4. Mike
    1 April 2015 at 6:22 am

    I’ll wait until the C+ comes out, at the current rate of development of the RasPi this one will be out of date by midday. πŸ˜‰

    • Supra
      1 April 2015 at 1:40 pm

      I wait until raspberry pi model D comes out too.

    • 1 April 2015 at 4:44 pm

      No – Important to wait for the C++ version to be released so it will work with the new WIN 11.1 version – soon to be released by Microsoft

  5. Dave
    1 April 2015 at 7:34 am

    April fools joke….

  6. Ian
    1 April 2015 at 7:44 am

    Love it, but is it the 1st of April?.. Otherwise I’ll have 3

  7. Iain Colledge
    1 April 2015 at 9:20 am

    Alas for the date, having a Pi with on board 328P MCU would be a great match.

  8. Rob Heron
    1 April 2015 at 9:38 am

    love it! especially the detail gone into the pic, 4rse? πŸ˜‰

    • recantha
      1 April 2015 at 9:43 am

      Hee hee.

  9. petert Sykes
    1 April 2015 at 9:47 am

    Brilliant got half way down the write up before the penny dropped … Well Done

  10. tom
    1 April 2015 at 10:14 am

    Let me put my credit card away. I bought it hook, line, and sinker.

    • Paul
      1 April 2015 at 10:36 am

      Hook, rod, line, sinker and copy of angling times.

  11. smithy
    1 April 2015 at 10:45 am

    bugger, bugger, bugger i thought it was for real

  12. Pie Foundation
    1 April 2015 at 10:55 am

    The price is the same as the Pi 2 B
    However it uses the new nanoSD ZC cards. These are a dimunitive 7mm x 5mm and currently the only size available is 1TB (TeraByte) currently priced around Β£700.00 (GBP)

    • recantha
      1 April 2015 at 10:57 am

      If only I had the money… πŸ˜‰

  13. AprilS
    1 April 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Haha, just spotted the StarWars reference. Nice touch πŸ™‚

  14. Paul C
    1 April 2015 at 12:58 pm

    I spotted it as an April Fools joke straight away, but wouldn’t it be nice to have a raspberry pi with lots more memory and even faster processors?

  15. 1 April 2015 at 2:04 pm

    I knew it was an April Fools joke, but a cruel one. I would love the ram & faster bus!

  16. S Toma
    1 April 2015 at 2:28 pm

    I can’t believe I fell For it!
    I actually managed to place an order following links supplied.
    Guess I will get a refund soon.

  17. 1 April 2015 at 3:32 pm

    Matt, this is a cruel joke! LOL!

  18. heh
    1 April 2015 at 3:38 pm

    damn, first time in decades ive been aprilsfooled. its still not funny though – bastards πŸ™‚

  19. Tony hill
    1 April 2015 at 10:47 pm

    Ok I fell for it

  20. John
    2 April 2015 at 2:23 pm

    hee hee.
    I also guessed this out.

  21. Are
    3 April 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Though it was a (good) joke, the spec was not implausible. I do hope something like this see the light of day sometime, even if it will be a bit higher priced.

  22. Chris
    3 April 2015 at 4:57 pm

    Fell hook line and sinker. The desire for more processing power, usb 3, and gigabit networking is very strong. I already dreamed up applications for the dream machine, multiple usb cameras, NAS to name just a few.
    What it has made do is to search for other boards ie the Parallella and consider using this to fill the gap.

  23. Dave
    3 April 2015 at 6:34 pm

    What a prat I feel ,I did think the diagonal taskbar Odd but still fell for it. Ah well a Pi 2 will have to join my 2 existing Pis.

  24. Sadegh
    19 April 2015 at 11:05 am

    Why atmega ???
    use an stm32 or nxp17xx please
    avr is so slow , lazy & bad mcu πŸ™

    • recantha
      20 April 2015 at 5:41 pm

      It was an April Fools’ joke. πŸ™‚

  25. AndrewS
    20 April 2015 at 5:55 pm

    Just in case Sadegh isn’t familiar with April Fools’ day wherever he/she is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Fools%27_Day

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