Adding an On/Off switch to your Raspberry Pi


The options described in this article should provide a solution for most Raspberry Pi power management needs. One great thing about the Raspberry Pi is that it lets your imagination run wild. If you look at these solutions and think, "I wish I could add this functionality here," why not search the forums, blogs, and various other resources available in the Raspberry Pi community and have a play with your ideas. If nothing else, you will have fun in the process.

Der Autor

Aaron Shaw (http://@shawaj2) is a volunteer at The MagPi magazine (, a magazine dedicated to Raspberry Pi users. He also founded Pi Supply with a Kickstarter-funded add-on board for the Raspberry Pi ( Aaron is an Automotive Engineering MEng student at the University of Leeds.

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