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RaspiBlitz - Fastest and cheapest way to get your own Lightning Node running - on a RaspberryPi with a nice LCD.

[ Hardware ] -- [ Setup ] -- [ Documentation ] -- [ Education ] -- [ Development ]

RaspiBlitz

Fastest and cheapest way to get your own Lightning Node running - on a RaspberryPi with a nice LCD.

This tutorial is based on the RaspiBolt project - you can find in detail here: https://github.com/Stadicus/guides/blob/master/raspibolt The RaspiBlitz serves as a shortcut through this setup process with some changes and an additional LCD display so that you can quickly experiment with a Lightning node and start working on your LApps on a hacking event (or at home). This shortcut is fine for testnet usage and maybe trying some small things on mainnet. But if you choose to go full reckless afterwards … please consider taking the time and work thru the original RaspiBolt project. Don’t trust us, verify.

Table of Contents [ Hardware ] Shopping Lists and Putting all together [ Setup ] Init and Setup your RaspiBlitz Lightning Node [ Documentation ] Features and Usecases [ Education ] Tutorials with the RaspiBlitz to learn about Lightning [ Development ] Lets work together on the RaspiBlitz Hardware Needed (Amazon Shopping List)

The RaspiBlitz software is build and tested for the following Hardware set that you can buy cheap on Amazon.de:

Total Price: 127,31 EUR (thats under 150 USD)

Amazon shopping lists for different countries: [ USA ] [ UK ] [ FR ]

You can even pay your RaspiBlitz Amazon Shopping with Bitcoin & Lightning thru Bitrefill.

Optional Hardware

Some optional goodies to consider to add to your shopping list for your RaspiBlitz (Amazon DE/US):

If you organizing an educational event where you want to support people learning on and with multiple RaspiBlitz, here is a package list of useful hardware to have at that event: [ Event Package List ]

Prepare your Hardware

There are two ways to start:

Scenario 1: “At a Hackathon/Event”

If you are at an event, ask for a ready-2-go ...

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