Description

ARPI600 is a Raspberry Pi Expansion Board, it simply adapts the Raspberry Pi GPIO interface to Arduino pinouts making it possible to use your Raspberry Pi with a precious number Arduino shields and hardware/software resources. The ARPI600 also supports XBee modules, add up wireless features without having to hassle up with wires.

What's more, the ARPI600 also support XBee modules, make it easy to add a wireless feature to your great project.

Features
  • Compatible with Arduino UNO, Leonardo, easy to connect with various Arduino shields
  • XBee connector for connecting various XBee modules
  • Sensor interface for connecting various sensors
  • Onboard USB TO UART for serial port debugging, also can be configured as XBee USB adapter
  • Onboard ADC, 10 bit, 38KSPS, 11 channels (6 channels for Arduino interface, 5 channels for sensors)
  • Onboard RTC
Specifications

  1. Arduino connector: for connecting Arduino shields
  2. ICSP interface: Arduino ICSP
  3. XBee connector: for connecting XBee communication modules
  4. Sensor interface: for connecting sensors
  5. Raspberry Pi connector: for connecting Raspberry Pi
  6. USB TO UART
  7. TLC1543: AD converter
  8. PCF8563 : RTC
  9. CP2102
  10. 32.768KHz crystal: for RTC
  11. Power indicator
  12. XBee state LED
  13. XBee and Arduino interface RESET button
  14. XBee EASYLINK button
  15. RTC battery holder: for CR1220 button battery
  16. TLC1543 reference voltage configuration jumper
  17. RTC jumper
  18. UART jumper
    • when connecting P_RX and CP_TX, P_TX and CP_RX respectively, USB TO UART is connected to Raspberry Pi serial port
    • when connecting XB_RX and CP_TX, XB_TX and CP_RX respectively, USB TO UART is connected to XBee serial port
    • when connecting XB_RX and P_TX, XB_TX and P_RX respectively, Raspberry Pi serial port is connected to XBee serial port
  19. Arduino AD selection jumper
    • short 2 and 3: Arduino A0-A5 as AD input
    • short 1 and 2: Arduino A0-A5 as digital control
  20. Arduino I2C selection jumper
    • short the jumper: Arduino A4-A5 as I2C control (the A4-A5 of Arduino AD selection jumper should be opened)
  21. Arduino SPI selection jumper
    • short 1 and 2: Arduino D11-D13 as SPI control (default)
    • short 2 and 3: Arduino D11-D13 as digital control
Kit Content
  • 1x ARPI600 Raspberry Pi Expansion Board
  • 1x USB type A plug to mini-B plug cable
  • 1x RPi screws pack
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