The Raspberry Pi Zero W is a single board computer and a great way to get started with learning coding and hardware projects. The “W” in the Raspberry Pi Zero signifies the board contains inbuilt Wifi and Bluetooth. The Raspberry Pi Zero W is a great board to kickstart a lot of hardware projects and has found love in the maker’s community.
The Raspberry Pi Zero W is great but doesn’t feature any header pins which could be challenging for beginners, people that want to do quick prototyping, and the ones that don’t want to void the Pi Zero W warranty. Introducing the Raspberry Pi Zero WH, the Raspberry Pi Zero W with added 40 GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) male header pins.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has removed the compulsory soldering barrier that comes with the Raspberry Pi Zero W by adding a pre-soldered 40-pin header to the Zero W. This Pi Zero WH is perfect for those who don’t own a soldering iron, hate soldering or who wants the extra soldering legwork done for them at a price of course.
Beginners should start with the NOOBS (New Out Of Box Software) operating system installation manager, which gives the user a choice of operating system from the standard distributions.
SD cards with NOOBS pre-installed should be available from any of our global distributors and resellers.
Alternatively, you can download NOOBS.
Raspbian is the recommended operating system for normal use on a Raspberry Pi.
You can browse basic examples to help you get started with some of the software available in Raspbian, find more detail about the Raspbian operating system, or read information on fundamental Linux usage and commands for navigating the Raspberry Pi and managing its file system and users.