The creators of the £22 Raspberry Pi computer have announced that they have completed product testing and may be ready to ship in the next 7-10 days.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation blog listed EMC testing as being complete on Friday having passed EMC testing without requiring any hardware modifications. Alongside the UK’s CE requirements, the Raspberry Pi also complies with FCC regulations (USA) as well as CTick (Australia).
Now that the approval process is done, distributors Premier Farnell and RS Components can finally start delivering the mini-computers to customers.
The credit card sized, bare bones computer was designed to get ‘hands-on’ computing back into school classrooms, much like the early days of computing where programmers earned their stripes pulling Amstrad’s and ZX Spectrums to bits.