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The Gertboard is one of the [[RPi Expansion Boards|expansion boards]] currently in development. It was nicknamed after Gert van Loo, its developer and one of the principal Hardware Engineers for Raspberry Pi, and was announced on 17th December 2011: [http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/482]
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The Gertboard is one of the [[RPi Expansion Boards|expansion boards]], sold for some time in a kit form. It was nicknamed after Gert van Loo, its developer and one of the principal Hardware Engineers for Raspberry Pi, and was announced on 17th December 2011: [http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/482]
  
 
[http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/411 Introducing Gertboard]
 
[http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/411 Introducing Gertboard]
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[http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1734 Gertboard Availability Announcement] includes links to assembly and user manuals.
  
 
''Additional Details can be found on the Raspberry Pi Forum [http://www.raspberrypi.org/forum/educational-applications/gertboard here].''
 
''Additional Details can be found on the Raspberry Pi Forum [http://www.raspberrypi.org/forum/educational-applications/gertboard here].''
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As of 2012-11-01, it is not possible to order Gertboard. In Element14 words: "Sorry to disappoint, we have decided to remove the Gertboard from sale. Don’t worry we are planning on producing a fully assembled board but this will not be available for another few weeks." [http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/2242]
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[http://www.raspi.tv/downloads Gertboard test suite has been released in Python.] These are written to be functionally identical to the original C programs, but have been rewritten from scratch. There are versions for WiringPi for Python and RPi.GPIO.
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[[File:Pcbavrpict.gif|thumb|500px|The Gertboard ([http://elinux.org/images/5/59/Pcbavrpict.gif click to enlarge])]]
 
[[File:Pcbavrpict.gif|thumb|500px|The Gertboard ([http://elinux.org/images/5/59/Pcbavrpict.gif click to enlarge])]]

Revision as of 08:56, 13 December 2012

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The Gertboard is one of the expansion boards, sold for some time in a kit form. It was nicknamed after Gert van Loo, its developer and one of the principal Hardware Engineers for Raspberry Pi, and was announced on 17th December 2011: [1]

Introducing Gertboard

Gertboard Availability Announcement includes links to assembly and user manuals.

Additional Details can be found on the Raspberry Pi Forum here.

As of 2012-11-01, it is not possible to order Gertboard. In Element14 words: "Sorry to disappoint, we have decided to remove the Gertboard from sale. Don’t worry we are planning on producing a fully assembled board but this will not be available for another few weeks." [2]

Gertboard test suite has been released in Python. These are written to be functionally identical to the original C programs, but have been rewritten from scratch. There are versions for WiringPi for Python and RPi.GPIO.


The Gertboard (click to enlarge)