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Creating an embedded computer is a difficult task due to the numerous parameters and limitations that need to be taken into account, as well as very high-tech creation paths. Today, however, we deal with embedded computers practically everywhere. Just take a look around to see modern LCD touchscreens in your immediate surroundings. We can also admire the incredible intelligence of devices that use processors, distinguished by their powerful computing performance. This applies not only to industrial apparatus or video equipment but also to ticket machines on buses and trams, which increasingly rarely resemble those of a few years ago. To design signal paths and high-speed busbars, you need a lot of technical knowledge, as well as experience and great skills. However, the manufacturers of Raspberry Pi decided to make this task easier for us and offered the Raspberry Pi Compute Module, i.e. ready-made modules to create an embedded computer.

Human limitations and technological capabilities, so why do you need the Raspberry Pi Compute Module?

Developing a new design of the embedded computer not only takes much time but also entails the risk of large errors at each stage of creation. Not all of them can be detected immediately, moving on to the next ones and continuing the technological design. Only later it turns out that it is impossible to create a embedded computer or it will not meet our initial assumptions. The design must include a dense integrated circuit, they do not exist in all cases. The very high requirements for fast signals are also important. The power supply system should be well thought out and heat dissipation should not be forgotten. Sometimes it also happens that selected components are not compatible with each other, which translates into a lack of cooperation. All this makes the process of creating a embedded computer very difficult, time-consuming and expensive.

However, you can take advantage of an easier and definitely more human-friendly option – the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. They will help you create a project using the computing power of the popular Raspberry. You can be sure of full software compatibility with the main product line, but also of maximum simplified integration of your computer with the motherboard of the selected application. The module is a board that fits into a 200-pin SODIMM connector. Raspberry is ready to work after connecting power, digital interfaces and GPIO lines.

You have a choice! Raspberry Pi Compute Modules in different variants

Without a doubt, the latest version of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ deserves special attention. We'll find as many as 48 GPIO lines in it. You can use 2 x I2C, 2 x SPI, 2 x UART, HDMI and USB 2.0. There are also interfaces that are parallel for LCD displays and cameras. However, our shop also offers other versions of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module, among them CM3 and CM3 Lite and CM3+ Lite. As far as the initial versions are concerned, they are powered by a BCM2837 processor with a 1.2 GHz clock speed and 1 GB RAM. CM3 version has 4 GB of memory, and if you decide on CM3+ version, you can work on BCM2837B0 processor with eMMC memory with 8, 16 or 32 GB. This shows that the Raspberry Pi Compute Module is a proposal for those who have the first design of an embedded computer, as well as for those who can boast of considerable experience. It is certainly a very good solution for everyone, which will speed up and facilitate the whole creation process and minimize the number of possible mistakes. Creating embedded computers with the Raspberry Pi Compute Module is a completely unique experience.

Take a look at our range of Raspberry Pi Compute Modules and create your first or next embedded computer quickly, easily and flawlessly with guaranteed component compatibility and performance.