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Raspberry Pi revision utility

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pypi version license

A tiny, zero-dependency utility providing hardware revision information for Raspberry Pi devices. All information is parsed from the device's revision code located in /proc/cpuinfo.


pip install pirev


from pirev import getInfo

info = getInfo()

print('Raspberry Pi {type}'.format(type=info['revision']['type']))

Error handling

Running the utility on a device which is not a Raspberry Pi will result in an error being raised.

  info = getInfo()
  print('Raspberry Pi {type}'.format(type=info['revision']['type']))
except ReferenceError:
  print('Not a Raspberry Pi device!')

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