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August 31, 2012 AT 4:00 am

Review of Raspberry Pi Prototyping Boards #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Dr. Monk’s DIY Electronics Blog: Review of Raspberry Pi Prototyping Boards. Simon writes –

We were all planning what we could do to hack some electronics with our Raspberry Pi’s even before they arrived, and a little help in accessing and using those pins on the GPIO connector makes life a bit easier.

In this review, I look at the relative merits of three prototyping boards for the Rasspberry Pi. I use the term ‘Prototyping’ to distinguish them from expansion boards like the Gertboard and Pi Face that have buffers, level converters LEDs and other electronics attached to them. What I am talking about here is the Raspberry Pi equivalents to the Arduino ProtoShield. I.e. something that we can solder our own electronics to, in order to make something.

The [Adafruit] Pi Plate is the Rolls-Royce of Pi prototyping boards” – nice!


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