pimoroni-propeller-hat-for-raspberry-pi

Web only

Pimoroni Propeller HAT for Raspberry Pi

Code: N14EF

  • Expand your options with this microcontroller board
  • Comes with a powerful eight-core propeller microcontroller from Parallax
  • Connect to even more with this 170 socket breadboard

Product details

Pimoroni Propeller HAT for Raspberry Pi

• Expand your options with this microcontroller board
• Comes with a powerful eight-core propeller microcontroller from Parallax
• Connect to even more with this 170 socket breadboard
• Compatible with the Raspberry Pi A+, B+ Pi 2 and Pi 3
• Some assembly and soldering required

What can I do with the Propeller HAT?
With this Pimoroni Propeller HAT, you can run multiple tasks simultaneously without taking performance away from your core processor. The HAT has a powerful eight-core propeller microcontroller that connects to your Raspberry Pi’s serial port for programming. With this, you can perform up to eight tasks – one for each core. The microcontroller breaks out its remaining 30 pins for general IO use.

What can I connect?
The Pimoroni Propeller HAT comes with a 170-socket breadboard and female headers, which require soldering, for you to connect your project to the microcontroller. Using Python IO commands, you can transform your Propeller HAT into a 30-pin IO expander or a PWM driver. Use your imagination and with this microcontroller you can create a Morse code machine, sound emulator, or even start building your dream robot.

What software is needed?
The Propeller HAT can be programmed straight from the Raspberry Pi. The microcontroller uses Propeller IDE to write SPIN code, openSpin to compile and p1load to load. This is a great way to learn how to use SPIN code and how to get the best use out of a microcontroller. The propeller’s software is fully open source, including the tools needed to program it and the code for describing the hardware for more information visit here. For examples instructions and inspiration, please visit <https://github.com/pimoroni/propeller-hat>
Specifications
Type of devices Propeller HAT
Compatible with which Pi's? Raspberry Pi A+, B+, Pi 2 & Pi 3
Pin N/A
Sockets 64 (+ 40 to GPIO pin)
Voltage 3.3V
Assembly required Yes
Soldering required Yes

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N14EF Pimoroni Propeller HAT for Raspberry Pi (1+) £14.99

Why not tell us and our B2B sales team about your specific business needs and expectations?

At Maplin, we’re always looking for innovations and technology that can help your business work more efficiently.

With a dedicated business team and special services available only to business customers, you can access our electronics and technology solutions through our wide network of over 200 stores, our website with more than 20,000 products or though your personal account manager over the phone.

Working with organisations for nearly 30 years, Maplin offers a nationwide range of benefits to our business users:

  • 30 day EOM credit account
  • volume discount pricing
  • online and in-store use of account
  • one-to-one account management
  • bespoke product sourcing and branding
  • free delivery on orders over £10
  • scheduled and forward ordering service

Contact our business team on 

0333 400 9740 to open an account or discuss your business needs.

To receive your free copy of the Maplin Catalogue just call 0333 400 9740.

£14.99

  • Home Delivery
  • Click & Collect