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Raspberry Pi demos $25 PC running 1080p video, promises CD-quality audio

Sep 12, 2011, 13:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Humphries)

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"The video is stored on the 2GB SD card plugged into the bottom of the board. It's running at 1080p and uses H.264 video compression. Most importantly, it is running at full speed with audio playing even though we can't hear it on the video due to a lack of speakers.

"Raspberry Pi is also keen to point out that when the video you see below was recorded the board had been playing back the movie for 8 hours. So not only can the $25 PC handle 1080p video, it does so without any heat issues."

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