pi-top is a DIY laptop you build yourself. It’s the perfect tool to help you start learning how to code, create awesome devices, and take your knowledge to the next level.
pi-top is the first DIY laptop on the market. Building the laptop will teach you the basic architecture of the computer. It’s fitted with the Modular Rail which you can plug in pi-top Add Ons to make it truly unique. You can even replace its micro processor when a new one comes out!
Integrated Lesson Plans
Every pi-top has access to our cloud based worksheet repository created by educators from all over the world. These worksheets act as step by step guide that take learners from novices all the way to making complex programs and hardware.
What does pi-top teach?
All pi-tops come with CEEDuniverse preloaded, an RPG game that teaches you how to code, build circuits, and make hardware that interacts with the game in real time.
Raspberry Pi 3 (not included)
A 1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53p
1GB LPDDR2 RAM
4 USB ports
40 GPIO pins
Full HDMI port
802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1 (Bluetooth Classic and LE)
Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite video
Camera interface (CSI)
Display interface (DSI)
Micro SD card slot
VideoCore IV 3D graphics core
13.3 HD LCD screen with eDP interface
3W power consumption
PWM screen brightness control (available from pi-topOS)
Smart Battery Pack
1012 hours run time
Twowire SMBus v2.0 interface
Overcurrent, overvoltage, overtemperature and shortcircuit protection
Charge balancing for extended lifetime51.8 Watthour capacity
Keyboard and Trackpad
Fully reprogrammable keyboard via USB
EU and US vinyl layouts available
PalmCheck feature helps prevents unwanted mouse clicks
1N mouse click operating force
8GB Class 10 SD card preloaded with pi-topOS
Item Dimension (L inchxW inchxH inch)
15 x 10 x 5