Adafruit Pi Unassembled T-Cobbler Breakout Kit for Raspberry Pi

Adafruit Pi Unassembled T-Cobbler Breakout Kit for Raspberry Pi blank blank

Description

Now that you’ve finally got your hands on a Raspberry Pi® , you’re probably itching to make some fun embedded computer projects with it. What you need is an add on prototyping Pi T-Cobbler from Adafruit, which can break out all those tasty power, GPIO, I2C and SPI pins from the 26 pin header onto a solderless breadboard. This mini kit will make “cobbling together” prototypes with the Pi super easy. Designed for Raspberry Pi Model B Revision 1 or Revision 2.

This Cobbler is in a fancy T-shape, which is not as compact, but is a little easier to read the labels. We also have the more compact original Cobbler. 

The Pi T-Cobbler mini kit comes with a 26 pin ribbon cable , a custom PCB, ribbon cable socket and header pins. A little soldering is required to put it together but its really easy, even a beginner can do it in 15 minutes so please click to read the tutorial For plug-and-play fans, We also have an assembled version here. 

Once soldered together, the cable plugs between the Pi computer and the T-Cobbler breakout. The T-Cobbler can plug into any solderless breadboard  (or even a prototyping board like the PermaProto ). The T-Cobbler PCB has all the pins labeled nicely so you can go forth and build circuits without keeping a pin-out printout at your desk. We think this will make it more fun to expand the Pi and build custom circuitry with it.

The Adafruit Pi T-Cobbler is compatible with Model A and Model B both versions 1 and 2 of the Raspberry Pi Computer – for version 2 computers, note that the GPIO #21 has been replaced with GPIO #27 and that the I2C pins are now I2C port #1 instead of #0. All other pins are the same. This Cobbler is not compatible with the Model B+ unless you have a GPIO downgrade cable 

Please note, this kit only contains a 26 pin ribbon cable , a custom PCB, ribbon cable socket and header pins. A Raspberry Pi, breadboard, breadboarding wires, cables, components, case , power supply, etc is not included! We do stock many of those items in the shop, so check those out as well!

What is the Raspberry Pi® ? A low-cost ARM GNU/Linux box.

The Raspberry Pi® is a single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of stimulating the teaching of basic computer science in schools. The design is based on a Broadcom BCM2835 system on a chip (SoC), which includes an ARM1176JZF-S 700 MHz processor, VideoCore IV GPU, and 256 megabytes of RAM. The design does not include a built-in hard disk or solid-state drive, instead relying on an SD card for booting and long-term storage. The Foundation plans to support Fedora Linux as the initial system software package/distribution, with support for Debian and Arch Linux as well – Wikipedia.


Raspberry Pi® is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Ribbon Cable Dimensions:

  • 173mm x 33mm / 6.8″ x 1.3″
  • Weight: 14.4g

Pi T-Cobbler (after assembled) Dimensions:

  • 55mm x 15mm x 11mm / 2.2″ x 0.6″ x 0.4″
  • Width of T: 40mm / 1.6″
  • Weight: 8.5g

EagleCAD PCB files and Fritzing available in the product tutorial

Price: £ 6

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