Adafruit Terminal PiCowbell for Pico with Pre-Soldered Sockets - Reset Button & STEMMA QT

Product ID: 5907
$12.50
  1. Without Header $11.50
  2. Soldered Socket Header $12.50
Qty Discount
1-9 $12.50
10-99 $11.25
100+ $10.00

Description

Ding dong! Hear that? It's the PiCowbell ringing, letting you know that the new Adafruit Terminal PiCowbell is finally in stock and ready to assist your Raspberry Pi Pico and Pico W project with handy hardware and practical prototyping with screw terminal blocks for each and every pin.

This board is ideal for when you want quick access to connect solid or stranded core wires to any of the GPIO pads on the Pico. We use four 10-pin 2.54" pitch screw terminal blocks that can fit 18~26 AWG solid or stranded core wires. Note that we connect every pin 1-to-1, so there will be plenty of ground connects!

Please Note! This PiCowbell comes with pre-soldered socket headers. That makes it plug-and-play but means you cannot substitute short headers or stacking headers.

The Terminal PiCowbell provides you with:

  • Screw Terminal blocks for each matching pad on the Pico or Pico W: 40 total pins, 40 total blocks
  • Single-row socket headers to plug in your Pico or PicoW board.
  • Reset button that sticks out the end
  • JST SH connector for I2C / Stemma QT / Qwiic connection. Or can use it for plain GPIO wiring if you don't have any I2C devices to attach. Provides 3V, GND, IO4 (SDA), and IO5 (SCL)
    There is an extra set of 4 breakout holes next to the JST SH if you want more I2C connections or want to re-assign the I2C port.
  • 12 rows of 4-hole connected strips in the center area. You can cut the traces between the holes, but they're intended to be treated like a mini-mini breadboard
  • Every pad on the Pico has a duplicate hole pad next to it for solder-jumpering
  • The ground pads have white silkscreen rectangles to easily identify, plus one long ground strip near the reset button
  • One long strip of connected holes for 3.3V power
  • Gold-plated pads for easy soldering

We do not have I2C pullups on the board, but your Qwiic/QT breakout board or accessory likely already has them onboard. If using the Philhower Arduino core, the Wire peripheral is already set up to use IO4 and IO5. If using CircuitPython or MicroPython, you'll need to let the code know to look at 4+5 for SDA+SCL pins.

Technical Details

RoHS 2 2011 65 EU Compliant
RoHS 2 2015 863 EU Compliant

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Ding dong! A PiCowbell with screw terminal blocks is here

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