Raspberry Pi’s Compute Module 3, and Compute Module 3 Lite launched, and these new version of Compute Module provides roughly ten times the CPU performance compared to the original version.
Compute Module 3 is based on company’s Raspberry Pi 3, which is an upgraded version of its original Module. The company has priced the Compute Module 3 at $30 (roughly Rs. 2,000) while the Lite version has been priced slightly lower at $25 (roughly Rs. 1,700).
Raspberry Pi’s Compute Module 3 provides twice the RAM than the original module, and able to run Windows 10 IoT core. The company says that an IoT project can very easily be ported from a Pi 3 onto a system based on custom Compute Module 3.
The company has launched two variants of Compute Module 3 – One with 4GB eMMC on-board and a ‘Lite‘ model, which requires the user to add their own SD card socket or eMMC flash.
The new module is 1mm taller than the original, it can act as its drop-in replacement as both are pin compatible with each other.
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