raspberry pi group on element 14 engineer’s community
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Launched in June 2009, element14 (commonly known as e14) is an online community specifically for engineers – from electronic design all the way through maintenance and repair. The community is a place where engineers and electronic enthusiasts:
- Connect with engineers and experts
- Get accurate information, answers and tools from a wide range of independent sources and manufacturers
- Find design solutions and services that save time
- Can be inspired by the latest innovations
Amongst its many groups is one for the Raspberry Pi, featuring technical documents, getting started guides and a FAQ section.
With over 160,000 members on its community, element14 is a service of Premier Farnell plc.
Formed in 1996, Premier Farnell plc is a leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals globally. Premier Farnell markets and distributes a comprehensive range of products and services throughout Europe, North America and Asia Pacific with operations in 32 countries and trading in over 100, with approximately 4,100 employees worldwide.
Serving a global customer base of more than 2 million customer contacts worldwide, the Group stocks in excess of 400,000 electronic products, has access to 4 million more and represents 3,500 manufacturer brands.
The Group’s multi-channel approach includes fully transactional websites, contact centres, field sales force, trade counters, branch network, catalogues and direct mail.
Headquartered in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange, the Group recorded an underlying operating profit for the financial year ended 31st January 2010 of £72.7 million on sales of £795.3 million.