The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a single-board computer developed by the Rapsberry Pi Foundation. It is a versatile board that can be used for a variety of projects, including home automation, media centers, game consoles, and robotics. In rocketry, it has many applications for interfacing with hardware components, such as sensors, motors, actuators, flash storage devices, radios, cameras, and more.
The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B runs a variety of operating systems, including Raspberry Pi OS (formerly Raspbian), Ubuntu, and several other Linux distributions. Its popularity and ease of use have led to a large community of developers and enthusiasts who create and share projects and tutorials, making it an accessible and fun platform for learning about programming, electronics, and other STEM subjects.
The Pi 4 has 40 GPIO pins available, which include the following interfacing protocols
The Pi 4 also includes many I/O ports, such as
The Pi 4 is built around the Quad core Cortex-A72 (ARM v8) 64-bit SoC and can be configured with 1, 2, 4, or 8GB of LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM