Introduction: Mini Raspberry Pi Laptop!

Welcome to a tutorial on how to build a mini Raspberry Pi laptop!

Step 1: Adding a Power Source!

Cut holes in the box for the headphone jack, HDMI output, USB output, and charging port. Also, add the power source to the bottom of the box.

Step 2: Grip (Optional)

I added minimal grip to the bottom of my power source so that the laptop doesn't slide across the table.

Step 3: The Display

Place your display in the top section of the box and secure in place.

Step 4: Connections

Connect the LCD hat to the display.

Step 5: Connections Part II

Connect the other end of the LCD hat to the motherboard.

Step 6: Implementing the Power Source

Connect your power source to the motherboard, you should see a light.

Step 7: Turn on the Backlight

Turn on the backlight of the display by switching it on from the LCD hat.

Step 8: The OS

Because a computer without an operating system is just as useless as a cup of coffee without the cup, we need to install one. Either Raspbian or Ubuntu will work however, the Raspbian NOOBS OS would work the best for the inexperienced.

Step 9: Bluetooth Keyboard

Connect a Bluetooth keyboard to the motherboard in order to control the laptop.

Step 10: Final Touches

Plug the Bluetooth connector from the keyboard into the motherboard and slide in the memory card with the OS on it into the back of the motherboard.

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