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Pimoroni Zero LiPo

Code: A66WZ

  • Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, and Zero
  • 0.8mm thick PCB
  • Shaped to sit as low as possible on the Raspberry Pi
  • 2-pole JST connector ideal for most LiPo/Li-Ion batteries
  • Power and low battery LED indicators
  • VBAT+, GND, and EN pins available to break out
  • Includes rubber foot to space Zero LiPo away from your Raspberry Pi
  • Requires soldering

Product details

Pimoroni Zero LiPo

• Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, and Zero
• 0.8mm thick PCB
• Shaped to sit as low as possible on the Raspberry Pi
• 2-pole JST connector ideal for most LiPo/Li-Ion batteries
• Power and low battery LED indicators
• VBAT+, GND, and EN pins available to break out
• Includes rubber foot to space Zero LiPo away from your Raspberry Pi
• Requires soldering

Tiny solutions for big ideas
The Zero LiPo is a tiny LiPo/Li-Ion power supply shim for all versions of the Raspberry Pi. It aims to give you the most compact Raspberry Pi power supply possible. Perfect for mobile projects that need a discrete, tidy power supply solution. This is not a charger. You will need a separate charger to keep your LiPo/Li-Ion batteries topped up.

Installation options to suit you
The Zero LiPo can be installed as either a permanent or a non-permanent solution. A provided 2x4 0.1-inch female header can be soldered on, which will allow you to remove your Zero LiPo at any time, but will block the GPIO pins. If you are looking for a more permanent installation, you can solder the 0.8mm thick PCB directly to the bottom of your GPIO header. A rubber foot is included so that you can space your Zero LiPo away from your Raspberry Pi.

Big quality in a little package
The Zero LiPo uses the TPS61232 step-up boost converter from Texas Instruments to offer up to 96% efficiency. The board includes power on and battery low indicator LEDs. A low battery warning will alert you when your battery reaches 3.4V, and an automatic shutdown will kick in at 3.0V to protect your battery. During shutdown, due to under-voltage or external selection, the quiescent current is only 15uA sip. The Zero LiPo supplies up to 1.5A continuous current to your own battery.


Specification
Device Type Power Supply
Compatible Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, and Zero
Assembly Required No
Maximum Current 1.5A continuous current
15 uA quiescent current
External Width 40 mm
External Depth 22 mm (at widest point)
External Height 0.8 mm
Weight 3g
Package Contents
Zero Lipo
Rubber Foot
2x4 0.1-inch female header

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A66WZ Pimoroni Zero LiPo (1+) £9.99

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