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Gertboard

Gertboard is a MUST-HAVE piece of kit, just as important as the Raspberry Pi itself.

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Description: Named after its designer, Gert van Loo, the Gertboard is an IO expansion board for the Raspberry Pi with a lot of flexibility.

Plug the Gertboard into the GPIO header on your Raspberry Pi and you’re ready to start detecting and responding to events in the real world. Jumper wires (called “straps”) and pin jumpers are used to reconfigure the board in any number of ways. Whether you need to detect button presses or analog voltages, control motors or relays, the Gertboard is the ultimate tool for exploring the Raspberry Pi’s full I/O potential!

Kit Includes:

  • 1 x Fully Assembled Gertboard
  • 1 x Software CD (Open Source ARM Cortex M Dev Tools)
  • 10 x Female to Female Jumper Wires
  • 18 x On board Patch Clips
  • 6 x Plastic Stand Feet

Features:

  • Plugs directly onto Raspberry Pi GPIO socket
  • Motor controller, capable controlling a motor bi-directionally, delivering 18V and 2A maximum
  • Dual-channel D-to-A converter, 8-bit
  • Dual-channel A-to-D converter, 10-bit
  • Onboard Atmel ATmega328 MCU for running off-board programs which are written, compiled and uploaded to Gertboard from Raspberry Pi
  • 6 x open collector outputs
  • 12 x LED indicators
  • 3 x momentary push switches
  • 10 x strap cables included
  • 18 x jumpers included

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