How to set up a Raspberry Pi 4 – Episode 1

20, Dec 2020 | Raspberry Pi Series | 0 comments

In this episode, we show you the hardware you are going to need to set up your Raspberry Pi 4 and follow along with our Raspberry Pi series. If you watch our YouTube episode we will show you how to set up the Raspberry Pi 4, connect all the hardware together and we discuss what we have planned for the rest of the series.

We have a full compatible hardware list below with direct links to all the parts you will need.

How To Set Up A Raspberry Pi 4.

Recommended Parts:

What Hardware Do You Need?.

Here is a checklist of everything you will need:

Raspberry Pi 4

Raspberry Pi 4 Case

Micro SD Card 16GB+

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SanDisk Ultra 16GB Ultra Micro SDHC UHS-I/Class 10 Card with Adapter (SDSQUNC-016G-GN6MA)
SanDisk Ultra 16GB Ultra Micro SDHC UHS-I/Class 10 Card with Adapter (SDSQUNC-016G-GN6MA)
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Lexar High-Performance 633x 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card w/ SD Adapter, Up To 100MB/s Read, for Smartphones, Tablets, and Action Cameras (LSDMI32GBBNL633A)
Lexar High-Performance 633x 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card w/ SD Adapter, Up To 100MB/s Read, for Smartphones, Tablets, and Action Cameras (LSDMI32GBBNL633A)
Premium memory solution for smartphones, tablets, or action cameras; Leverages UHS-I technology for a transfer speed up to 95MB/s

SSD Drive and SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter (Optional)

External SSD Drive (Optional)

Crucial BX500 120GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-Inch Internal SSD, up to 540MB/s - CT120BX500SSD1
Crucial BX500 120GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-Inch Internal SSD, up to 540MB/s - CT120BX500SSD1
Boot up faster. Load files quicker. Improve overall system responsiveness; 300% faster than a typical hard drive
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB Internal SSD, Black & StarTech.com SATA to USB Cable - USB 3.0 to 2.5” SATA III Hard Drive Adapter - External Converter for SSD/HDD Data Transfer (USB3S2SAT3CB)
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB Internal SSD, Black & StarTech.com SATA to USB Cable - USB 3.0 to 2.5” SATA III Hard Drive Adapter - External Converter for SSD/HDD Data Transfer (USB3S2SAT3CB)
Product 1: Boosts burst write performance, making it ideal for typical PC workloads; Product 1: The perfect balance of performance and reliability

Mains Powered USB Hub & AC Power Supply (Need both)

Official Raspberry Pi 4 power adapter

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Raspberry Pi 4 Power Supply USB-C 5.1V 3A (White, UL Listed)
Raspberry Pi 4 Power Supply USB-C 5.1V 3A (White, UL Listed)
Official Raspberry Pi 4 type-c power supply; Input:100-240V 50/60Hz 0.5A,Output:5.1-3.0A

Ethernet Cable CAT5e

Monoprice Cat5e Ethernet Patch Cable - 3 Feet - Black | Network Internet Cord - RJ45, Flat,Stranded, 350Mhz, UTP, Pure Bare Copper Wire, 30AWG
Monoprice Cat5e Ethernet Patch Cable - 3 Feet - Black | Network Internet Cord - RJ45, Flat,Stranded, 350Mhz, UTP, Pure Bare Copper Wire, 30AWG
Unshielded Twisted Pairs (UTP).; 350MHz bandwidth.; 50m gold plated contacts.; Color matched, snagless strain relief boots.

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How To Set Up The Raspberry Pi 4 Hardware?

Please watch our YouTube tutorial to learn how to set up your Raspberry Pi 4’s Hardware.

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