Raspberry Pi Pico
- +25 1 % $4.41
- +100 1 % $4.39
- +300 2 % $4.37
- +500 2 % $4.35
- +1000 3 % $4.32
The Raspberry Pi Pico is a microcontroller board developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Unlike the traditional Raspberry Pi single-board computers, the Pico is designed for embedded systems and microcontroller applications. It features the RP2040 microcontroller chip, which was also developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Pico offers a versatile platform for various projects, from simple electronics to more complex designs, leveraging the power of the RP2040 microcontroller.
Specificatoins of Raspberry Pi Pico:
- Microcontroller: RP2040 Dual-Core ARM Cortex-M0+ processor
- Clock Speed: Up to 133 MHz
- Flash Memory: 2MB onboard flash memory for program storage
- RAM: 264KB of SRAM
- GPIO Pins: 26 multifunction GPIO pins, including 3 analogue inputs, 2 × UART, 2 × SPI controllers, 2 × I2C controllers, 16 × PWM channels
- USB Connectivity: USB 1.1 support for data transfer, programming, and power supply
- Form Factor: Compact board with GPIO pins and USB connector
- Power Supply: Typically powered through USB or external power source
- Dimensions: 21 mm × 51 mm form factor
- Drag-and-drop programming using mass storage over USB
- Low-power sleep and dormant modes
- Accurate on-chip clock
- Temperature sensor
- Accelerated integer and floating-point libraries on-chip
Features of Raspberry Pi Pico:
- Powerful Microcontroller: The RP2040 microcontroller provides powerful processing capabilities with dual-core ARM Cortex-M0+ cores and a high clock speed.
- Versatile I/O: The Pico offers a range of GPIO pins that can be configured for various purposes, enabling flexibility for different projects.
- USB Connectivity: The onboard USB support allows for easy programming, data transfer, and power supply, eliminating the need for external programmers.
- Usage Tip:
- Use the Raspberry Pi Pico for various microcontroller projects, including robotics, sensor interfacing, automation, and more. Familiarize yourself with the RP2040 microcontroller's capabilities and the MicroPython programming language, which is well-suited for the Pico.
- Handle the Pico and connected components with proper electrostatic discharge precautions. Ensure correct power supply polarity and voltage to prevent damage. When interfacing with external components, be mindful of proper voltage levels and electrical compatibility.