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Inspire the future. pi-top strives to inspire inventors and creators to seek the skills of tomorrow and create their future, today. The new pi-top is a modular laptop and introduces the world’s first, all-new sliding keyboard.
Makers, educators and inventors love the original pi-top. We took their input, and spent the next 12 months creating a killer, new generation of pi-top laptops.
To awaken your inner inventor, the pi-top team then developed a new range of exciting inventor journeys. Your pi-top now includes a FREE inventor’s kit. Slide back the keyboard to reveal an exciting new world of electronics, coding and science, you can enjoy, regardless of your age or computing ability. The inventions you create can be as simple or complex as your imagination. The new pi-top laptop makes experimenting, coding and building electronics, simple and fun.
Snap it all together in a few simple steps. Switch on and explore an extraordinary collection of projects and inventions - limited only by your imagination.
The new pi-top, powered by a Raspberry Pi, includes a load of familiar apps such as Google Suite, Google’s Chromium web-browser, a full Microsoft Office compatible suite, 3D printing software, Scratch block based Coding and more. In addition, it offers fun games such as Minecraft for Pi and pi-top’s own exciting space exploration game, CEEDuniverse, to develop your range of digital skills.
Get a ‘behind-the-scenes’ view to explore everyday gadgets. Start by building your own pi-top laptop and understanding its parts. Explore beyond the keyboard and screen by creating computer science and electronics inventions using the free step-by-step guides in the pi-topCODER app. These are highlighted in the free guide with 20+ projects to stimulate your imagination!
Become an inventor
The pi-top laptop includes a free inventor's kit. Create your own inventions with your inventor’s kit and free inventor’s guide with 20+ projects. Discover the world of experimentation through coding and building electronics - spaceships, robots and more. It includes loads of electronic components and a pi-topPROTO+ (pi-topPROTO plus). Explore technology together and create inventions with all the bits and accessories in the kit!
What is the inventor’s kit?
Create your own creations with your inventor’s kit. Discover the world of coding and building electronics. It includes several components such as a pi-topPROTO+ (pi-topPROTO plus). There are 3 inventor’s journeys - Smart Robot, Music Maker and Space Race. The booklet details 20+ projects which you can complete with the step-by-step guide in the pi-topCODER! Explore technology together and create inventions with all the components and accessories in the kit. (The inventor’s kit is not to be sold separately.)
Tying it all together - Software
Like all our pi-top products, the new pi-top comes with on an 8GB SD card with the full pi-topOS software suite. It is the only maker product endorsed by a leading examination board, OCR, in the world! The pi-topOS Polaris powers pi-top products and makes them unique. You can find exclusive apps such as pi-topCODER and CEEDuniverse only available from pi-top.
In the pi-topCODER app, you can find hundreds of hours of step-by-step fun activities and the 20+ inventions. CEEDuniverse is a revolutionary space exploration game. Unlock your limitless imagination by playing while flexing your creativity and problem-solving skills. Discover a breathtaking world of STEAM inspired challenges as a space explorer. Learn real-world scientific elements in a science fiction gaming environment. In addition, pi-topOS software suite lets you:
So, anyone from young musicians to explorers to scientists to software developers to inventors can do what they enjoy like they’ve never done before. Introducing the new pi-top. A mean green dream machine.