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This is a basic guide aimed at beginners who have just received a Raspberry Pi / Pi-face and want to know how to set it up, I felt the need to write this up after receiving a PiFace and not be able to find any decent documentation on how to set it up. I hope this helps and let me know if you have any comments. You should be able to have the PiFace setup and working within an hour.

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Step 1: Preparing the SD Card

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Download the 'Wheezy Raspian' image file from the Raspberry Pi's website download page you will also need to download the Win32DiskImager, also on the download page (assuming you are using windows). Connect your SD card to your PC, open up Win32DiskImager and browse for the image file you just downloaded (you will need to unzip it first), select your SD card drive letter from the device drop down list and then press write to write the image to your disk.
 
dhunsyam.daji6 months ago

worked for me, had a few minor errors due to human error missing full stops and letters wrong way round.

really good guide to get off the ground and intro lessons

redkcir1 year ago

Any tips on getting the PiFace to run in Scratch? I haven't found an instruction that works yet.