• Add 10/100Mb network capabilities to your Arduino platform
• Built-in microSD socket to allow you to store files or to use as a server
• Arduino compatible shield
• Use with smart devices to access or control your Arduino
• Two TinkerKit inputs, outputs, and TWI pins
• No need for another power supply with power over Ethernet (POE)What is the Arduino Ethernet Shield v2.0?
Use the Arduino Ethernet Shield v2.0 to add both networking capabilities and the ability to store and host on your Arduino project. With 10/100 Mb network capability, you can use other networked devices to communicate with and control your Arduino project. You can plug your shield into a powered Ethernet cable and power it directly through the Ethernet port. You can also use the shield to reset your Arduino, or give it commands from your mobile phone, from anywhere in the world.
There is a microSD card slot built into the shield, on which you can store files and host to expand your projects. This is a great expansion if you’re looking to host your own mini server or keep your files with you wherever you go.
There’s no need for jumper leads or soldering, as this shield sits on top of the development board, maximising the amount of space you have to work with while maintaining a tidy finish. This shield can be attached to most Arduino related development boards with the same pin layout. You can even stack more shields on top of this one, with its stacking pin slots.
How can I get the most out of my project?
The on-board Wiznet W5500 Ethernet chip provides a network (IP) stack capable of both transmission control protocol (TCP) and user datagram protocol (UDP). It supports up to four simultaneous socket connections. This works perfectly with Arduino’s Ethernet library to allow your sketches to connect to the internet through the shield.