7 Must-Have Raspberry Pi Accessories
It’s time to accessorize your Raspberry Pi!
Raspberry Pi operation is filled with nuance and there are many add-ons you can purchase to improve an already stellar product. However, the complexity of these additional components can be hard to grasp, especially if you’re new to the world of Raspberry Pi accessories.
Since we understand how vast the information available on this subject is, we’re going to present just some of the most popular products you can use to make your Raspberry Pi experience sweeter, richer, and more rewarding.
Here are 7 of the best accessories you can get for your Raspberry Pi:
1.) Raspberry Pi Official Black Case
This sleek black case comes straight from the Raspberry Pi foundation. With a removable lid, side panels and top frame, you’ll have easy access to the most frequently used ports. Now your Raspberry Pi will be protected and look cool too.
2.) Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2
If it’s a camera you need, you’re in luck! This camera is an 8MP Sony Exmor IMX219 Sensor that can shoot 1080p video at 30 frames per second. With a fixed focus lens and 3280 X 2464 active pixel count, you’ll be able to shoot and display some amazing graphics.
3.) Raspberry Pi 3 Model B or B Plus Heat Sinks
Ordinarily, the processor on the Raspberry Pi system doesn’t need extra cooling. But just in case, these handy heat sinks are a perfect fit for the Raspberry Pi 3 B or the Raspberry Pi 3 B Plus boards, and a great deal for a set of two.
4.) Official Raspberry Pi Foundation 32GB Micro SD Card Preloaded With NOOBS
With an ultra-fast read/ write and SD adapter included, this Micro SD card is just what you need to get started making incredible projects. Not only is it pre-installed with NOOBS, but it also contains the Raspberry Pi Recovery System. Best of all, right now it’s available for under $30 – a wonderful investment!
5.) Wireless Keyboard and Mouse with Bonus Mousepad
If you want to hook up your Raspberry Pi to work with your PC, this is the accessory you need! This USB wireless keyboard and mouse combo is compatible with all the most recent versions of Windows, and the portable keyboard and highly-sensitive mouse make it easy to type and click. As a bonus, this accessory pack also includes a mouse-pad and silicone keyboard cover.
6.) Vilros Retro Gaming 5 USB Classic Controller Set
If you love to play classic Nintendo, PlayStation or Sega Genesis, then you’ll want to get this retro gaming set. This accessory pack comes with 5 different controllers all with a standard USB connection that works well with Windows, Mac, and Raspberry Pi. It’s even covered by our exclusive Vilros 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty!
7.) Official Raspberry Pi 3 Universal Adapter
Do you want to travel around the world with your Raspberry Pi? If you live or travel across the UK, Europe, Australia, and the U.S., you’ll want to get this universal adapter with 4 changeable heads so that you can access electricity in any of these locations. This adapter supports up to 2.5A of current and is compatible with all Raspberry Pi models.