The developers of the Raspberry Pi $35 mini PC has introduced a new kit which can help transform your Raspberry Pi into an Arduino style hardware controller, allowing you to drive motors or power robotics.
The Gertboard kit comes with both an assembly manual and a user manual, together with plenty of programs to demonstrate how to get the most from your Gertboard and Raspberry Pi. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Gertboard project and see it in action.
“Gertboard isn’t an official Raspberry Pi Foundation product, but it’s designed and produced by someone who’s right at the heart of the Foundation, it fits the Foundation’s goals perfectly, and we endorse it wholeheartedly; we hope to see lots of kids using it as a learning platform along with the Raspberry Pi”
Explains the Raspberry Pi blog post, the Gerboard in now available to preorder for £30 from the Element 14 website.
Source: Raspberry Pi
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