51+ Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners
These Raspberry Pi projects for beginners have been designed to be as easy as possible. Little to no knowledge of programming or Linux is required in order to get them to work.
These projects are a great example of some of the cool things you can do with the Pi. They are also a great way to learn a lot of the basics about the Pi such as software configurations, debugging, Linux commands much more.
If you’re also just looking for something that will just work and be running in no time, then these projects are also for you too. A project such as the media center is an excellent example of a project that you can easily setup, configure and have ready in less than an hour.
In this tutorial, we’re building a Raspberry Pi motion sensor that makes use of a PIR sensor (Passive Infrared Sensor). Also to make this project a little more interesting, we will also be using a piezo speaker whenever motion is detected. Both these devices will need...read more
In this project, we’re going to make a Raspberry Pi Owncloud server this can act as your very own personal cloud storage. As the protection of your privacy becomes harder and harder, you may be thinking of moving your files to a private cloud storage. If this is the...read more
A Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server is a cost-effective way to have your very own private server with your friends or just for stuffing around on. I have had mine running for quite some time now and haven’t come across too many problems. It is very important to know that...read more
In this project, I am going to make a Raspberry Pi security camera simply using the standard Pi camera such as the one I used in the time-lapse tutorial. This project is a cost-effective way of getting a security camera up and running that you can view over the...read more
In this tutorial we will build a Raspberry Pi ADS-B receiver, this will allow us to track flights within 100-300 miles (160-480 km). This distance will vary depending on your location, line of sight, etc. We also set this up so you can track flights directly of the Pi...read more
A Raspberry Pi NAS or network attached storage is the perfect way to have files available to anyone within your local network. It is a relatively easy process to set this up and being low powered allows for it to be on 24/7 without costing you a fortune in power...read more
A Raspberry Pi web server makes for a great lightweight Web Server. It can handle a small amount of traffic and lightweight scripts making it fantastic for a home server or an area you can learn web programming languages such as PHP. The Pi can even handle WordPress,...read more
In this project, I am going to set up a Raspberry Pi Mumble server for those who haven’t heard of mumble before it is an open source VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) chat software that provides you with a low latency high-quality voice chat. You will find that...read more
The XBMC (Kodi) Raspberry Pi is the best way to turn your little Pi into a fully-fledged media center. Even better is that it performs pretty when it comes to playing music, movies and TV shows. In this project I will take you through all the steps and information you...read more
In this guide, I will take you through from start to finish on how to set up your very own Raspberry Pi time-lapse setup. We make use of the Raspberry Pi camera in this guide. You're able to pick this cool camera at any good electronic store that sells Raspberry Pis....read more
A Raspberry Pi emulator can provide you with hundreds of hours of fun and remember those good times playing those classic retro games. This article will take you through all the steps that you will need to do to have a fantastic all in one retro game emulator. This...read more
Just to name a couple of the Raspberry Pi beginner projects we have on this website; the Pi time lapse, retro game emulator, webcam server and much more. (We also have much more coming in the near future)
If you want to check out our more extensive range of projects, then head over to the Raspberry Pi project page as this will have many tutorials ranging from just basic beginner stuff right through to the more advanced tutorials.
If you’re looking at getting started with the Raspberry Pi, then check out our page that has all the information you will need to get started. There is a lot to learn about the Pi especially on using the Linux based operating system correctly. However, with a few tutorials, you will be able to master the Pi in no time.
We also have plenty of guides that will help you take you through both stuff specific to Pi and even nonspecific. If you want to learn more about the Raspi config, Raspberry Pi SSH then you should definitely check it out.
We also have a guide on how to turn your time-lapse images into a video so you can show it off to all your friends. Again all these guides go well with the beginner Raspberry Pi Projects as they too show you all the basics.
There are many great Raspberry Pi accessories around that you can buy. If you’re looking at doing up your Pi with a cool looking case or looking to buy a kit that includes a Pi, then be sure check out our guides.
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We hope you enjoy these Raspberry Pi projects for beginners and be sure to check back soon as we have many more projects on the way.