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Raspberry Pi 400 Personal Computer (Unit Only)

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The Raspberry Pi 400 is a complete Raspberry Pi 4-based personal computer, integrated into a keyboard. By incorporating the board into a keyboard, it removes the need for a case and other accessories normally needed to run a Raspberry and creates a more clean configuration. It makes for the perfect configuration for a public machine or in an educational setting including the incorporation of a Kensington lock (Locking port used on laptops for security in public spaces).

The Raspberry Pi 400 features a Broadcom 1.8GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 CPU with 4GB of DDR4 RAM. VideoCore VI graphics (OpenGL ES 3.1, Vulkan) and 4kp60 HEVC decode provide the ability to run a 4k monitor at 60FPS or 2x 4k monitors at 30FPS through the two micro HDMI ports. An Ethernet port provides true Gigabit Ethernet support and there's two USB 3.0 and 1 USB 2.0 ports available for accessories and HIDs. A USB-C port is used for power and supports 5V, 3A operation. Finally the standard Raspberry Pi 40 pin connector is present on the back of the keyboard for HAT support.

This product is the keyboard only. You will need to provide the rest to operate it (Mouse, MicroSD card, Power Supply). For a more complete solution, check out the Raspberry Pi 400 Personal Computer Kit.

  • Raspberry Pi 400 - computer in keyboard
  • Broadcom 1.8GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 CPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4-3200 DRAM
  • VideoCore VI graphics (OpenGL ES 3.1, Vulkan)
  • 4kp60 HEVC decode
  • True Gigabit Ethernet
  • 2 × USB 3.0 and 1 × USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 × micro-HDMI ports (1 × 4kp60 or 2 × 4kp30)
  • USB-C for input power, supporting 5V 3A operation
  • Raspberry Pi-compatible 40-pin horizontal GPIO connector
  • Kensington lock (Locking port used on laptops for security in public spaces)

Raspberry Pi 400 Personal Computer (Unit Only) Product Help and Resources

Qwiic pHAT Extension for Raspberry Pi 400 Hookup Guide

December 17, 2020

Get started interfacing your Qwiic enabled boards with your Raspberry Pi 400! SparkFun Qwiic pHAT Extension for the Raspberry Pi 400 provides you with a quick and easy solution to access all of the 400's GPIO, stack your favorite HAT right-side up, or connect a Qwiic-enabled device to the I2C bus (GND, 3.3V, SDA, and SCL).

Raspberry gPIo

October 29, 2015

How to use either Python or C++ to drive the I/O lines on a Raspberry Pi.

Raspberry Pi 4 Kit Hookup Guide

March 14, 2020

Guide for hooking up your Raspberry Pi 4 Model B basic, desktop, or hardware starter kit together.

Qwiic Kit for Raspberry Pi V2 Hookup Guide

December 29, 2022

Get started with the SGP40, BME280, VCNL4040, and microOLED via I2C using the Qwiic system and Python on a Raspberry Pi! Measure VOC Index, light, temperature, humidity, and pressure from the environment. Then display them on the microOLED, serial terminal, or the cloud with Cayenne!

Core Skill: Programming

If a board needs code or communicates somehow, you're going to need to know how to program or interface with it. The programming skill is all about communication and code.

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Skill Level: Competent - The toolchain for programming is a bit more complex and will examples may not be explicitly provided for you. You will be required to have a fundamental knowledge of programming and be required to provide your own code. You may need to modify existing libraries or code to work with your specific hardware. Sensor and hardware interfaces will be SPI or I2C.
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Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

2 Electrical Prototyping

Skill Level: Rookie - You may be required to know a bit more about the component, such as orientation, or how to hook it up, in addition to power requirements. You will need to understand polarized components.
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  • I researched this a little and there are a couple of notes on this new product: 1. The board is a little more spread out than the standard-topology Pi 4 B; also there is a large metal plate under the keyboard that serves as a thermal dump, so it runs much cooler. 2. It natively clocks and can overclock faster than the standard Pi 4 B.
    I look forward to working with this.

Customer Reviews

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Just like the tiny one

I wanted to get the regular tiny Pi, but it was sold out. I'm using this as a headless server, and it works perfectly. I did have to hook it up to the monitor for the initial setup, so have a mini HDMI cable handy in case you need to do that.

So far so good

Only run it 7ish hours. Like what I got, trying to find more time to use it more.

No unpleasant surprises yet. Pleased to find Micro SD Card slot is spring-loaded to aid in removing it.

Better than I dreamed!

This little thing is amazing! I originally wanted it for the Pi Hole program (network wide ad blocking) and it worked perfectly! THEN I realized it could be a media server as well and got that up and running! Even with both those it has such an efficient heatsink it stays really cool and has no problem running 24/7! Had it for awhile now and it's been amazing in all it's utility! Definitely get the official power supply though if you want to run it constantly! Don't use a phone charger! Also I do suggest getting the unit only and sourcing the other parts separately. The unit only is a great value! But the kit for it's price has some lackluster pieces (only 16gb memory? I ended up paying about the same for the other parts and I got 64!)

Perfect for my targeted purpose

Built an email client "system" with this keyboard/Pi unit for a senior who needed a larger screen than what's on a laptop. Worked perfectly.