Extensions for the Raspberry Pi

Zombie Pi

The GertDuino module comes from Gert van Loo [29]. The module consists of an Arduino that the user plugs into the Raspberry Pi, which lets the user easily program and control the Arduino via the Rasp Pi. The GertDuino is also compatible with Arduino Uno and can reuse its shields. These small piggyback boards extend the function of the Arduino in much the same way that the HAT module extends functionality for the Raspberry Pi.

You should be familiar with the Arduino platform before trying to use the GertDuino. For example, it is good to know that the programs are executed with a cross-compiler. The GertDuino prices vary from $30 to $50, according to the supplier.


  1. Raspberry Pi: http://www.raspberrypi.org
  2. HAT Specifications: https://github.com/raspberrypi/hats
  3. Official Camera Module: http://www.raspberrypi.org/products/camera-module/
  4. Pi NoIR Camera with Infrared Sensor: http://www.raspberrypi.org/products/pi-noir-camera/
  5. Touchscreen from the Raspberry Pi Foundation: http://techcrunch.com/2014/10/21/pi-pads/
  6. "Using the C-Berry Screen for Graphics Output" by Marcus Nasarek, Raspberry Pi Geek, issue 06: http://www.raspberry-pi-geek.com/Archive/2014/06/Using-the-C-Berry-screen-for-graphics-output
  7. Unicorn Hat: http://shop.pimoroni.com/products/unicorn-hat
  8. Gertboard: http://www.raspberrypi.org/gertboard-is-here/
  9. RasPiComm: http://www.amescon.com/products/raspicomm.aspx
  10. RS232/GPIO-Shield: http://store.linksprite.com/rs232-gpio-shield-for-raspberry-pi/
  11. PiFace Clock: http://www.piface.org.uk/products/piface_clock/
  12. Extension for the PiFace Clock: http://www.piface.org.uk/products/piface_digital/
  13. MEMS Sensor Board: http://www.element14.com/community/community/designcenter/mems-sensor-board
  14. BitScope: http://bitscope.com/pi/
  15. Linker Kit: http://store.linksprite.com/linker-kit/?sort=featured&page=1
  16. Baseboard for the Linker Kit: http://www.conrad.de/ce/de/product/1267835/Raspberry-Pi-Erweiterungs-Platine-LK-Base-RB-Baseboard/?ref=bundles&rt=bundles&rb=1
  17. Philips Hue: http://www2.meethue.com/en-us/
  18. RaspBee: http://www.dresden-elektronik.de/funktechnik/solutions/wireless-light-control/raspbee/?L=1&cHash=c9c902ccdb43164696acccf81b62b2bd
  19. RaZberry: http://razberry.z-wave.me/index.php?id=1
  20. EnOcean Pi: https://www.enocean.com/en/enocean-pi/
  21. HiFiBerry HAT: http://www.hifiberry.com
  22. HiFiBerry Amp: http://www.hifiberry.com/amp/
  23. Wolfson Sound Card: http://www.newark.com/element14/wolfson-audio-card/audio-card-for-use-with-raspberry/dp/07X2281
  24. Pi USV: http://www.piups.net/plus/?lp=osd#home
  25. StromPi: http://www.conrad.de/ce/de/product/1244339/Raspberry-Pi-Erweiterungs-Platine-StromPi
  26. Bluetooth Stick for the Raspberry Pi: http://www.conrad.de/ce/de/product/448876/Bluetooth-Stick-40-Conrad-Raspberry-Pi-kompatibel
  27. Ionas Server: http://www.ionas-server.com
  28. NFC Module: http://www.nxp.com/demoboard/PNEV512R.html
  29. GertDuino: http://www.element14.com/community/docs/DOC-64326/l/gertduino-add-on-board-for-raspberry-pi

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