Success flash icon

Error flash icon

This campaign is no longer active and has not been relisted.
Raspberry Pi Buffer Board

Raspberry Pi Buffer Board

Single-unit price: $22.00 + shipping

Not available / campaign end date: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:40:00 PST

Backers icon

Backers: 130

Target icon campaign show

Target: 100

Funded icon show

Funded: 229

  • Campaign Created
  • Campaign Reached Goal
  • Campaign Closed
  • Product Being Manufactured
  • Shipping to Customers

Product Details

Name

Raspberry Pi Buffer Board

Brand / Manufacturer

Elektor Labs

Manufacturer Part #

150719-91

Product Description

When you experiment with the Raspberry Pi on a regular basis and you connect a variety of external hardware to the GPIO port via the header you may well have caused some damage in the past. A voltage that’s too high, or an electrostatic discharge blows up the port and you can say goodbye to your cherished credit-card-sized computer. The Raspberry Pi buffer board prevents all this!


Why GroupGets?

This board must be produced in sufficient quantities to achieve a viable price level. If it is more expensive than a Raspberry Pi, there is no point.

External Links

Manufacturer product page


Purchase Information

Unit Deliverable

Elektor printed circuit board 150719-1 with SMT parts mounted, THT parts (pin headers) separate & unmounted

Unit Price

$22.00

Campaign Part #

GG-P-490

Availability

Not available / campaign funded, end date: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:40:00 PST

Factory Lead Time

Eight weeks Days

Campaign discussion forums are intended for questions about the product such as specifications or to share ideas about applications. The campaign initiator or GroupGets may also send out important one-to-many updates on this channel. This is not the place for individual technical support inquiries. For help or questions about an order, please log a ticket here: Support

  • Avatar
    c.valens@...

    I have just created the GroupGet for Raspberry Pi Buffer Board!

  • Avatar
    sconway@...

    I have been working on a similar design for a board. I am using Raspberry Pi's to support animation in model railroading. After the demise of one Pi 3 I started a project to isolate the single board computer.

    Your design has a number improvements over mine. Power options, smaller size and support for connecting two Pi's have some merit.

    My design incorporates pluggable IC's in the event a smoking event is not accommodated by fusing protection. Throw away isolation boards because of blow components was a design criteria that did fit with the spirit for the board. Protecting the Pi is first but a second chance is also a nice idea. Replaceable components like a fuse seemed prudent.

    I am currently testing the prototype of the project and will be comparing your python code to what I have kludged together.

    Sean

    Post last edited: over 2 years ago

Featured Campaigns

Audiomoth Dev

Active

Funded
165%

Target
100

Price
$79.99

AudioMoth Dev is the development version of the acoustic monitoring device AudioMoth® version 1.2.0 . This full-spectrum acoustic development board is based on the Gec... View Campaign

DIY-Thermocam V3 (Round 3)

Active

Funded
20%

Target
10

Price
$279.00

The DIY Thermocam Version 3 has been redesigned to offer 3x the performance of the predecessor, making thermal imaging much more accessible and fun! The aim of this proje... View Campaign

BattLab-One (Round 2)

Active

Funded
10%

Target
10

Price
$81.67

The BattLab-One simulates standard battery voltages and captures the current consumption profile of your device. Then use the BattLab-One software to optimize battery life... View Campaign