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The Picon Zero Intelligent Robotics Controller is the perfect companion for your Raspberry Pi-based mobile robot. With a built-in processor, it takes care of all the direct communication with your input and output devices, allowing you to focus on the overall control using your Raspberry Pi program.

Compatible with all Raspberry Pi models featuring a 40-pin Connector, including Zero, Model A+/B+, and Pi 2 or 3 Model B, the Picon Zero opens up a world of possibilities. Programming is made easy with comprehensive support for Python, and you can even use ScratchGPIO for additional programming flexibility.

Designed with Raspberry Pi Zero in mind, the Picon Zero is an ideal match, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance. Now shipping version 1.3 with Revision 10 firmware, it boasts improved slow speed response, enhancing its capabilities further.

Key Features:

  • I2C interface for efficient communication, freeing up all GPIO pins for your customization*
  • Two full H-Bridge motor drivers with complete forward/reverse and speed control, delivering up to 1.5A continuous per channel (2A peak)
  • Six general-purpose output channels (5V) that can be configured as digital, PWM, servo, or WS2812 (Smart RGB) LED outputs
  • Four versatile general-purpose inputs (5V) that support digital, analog, and DS18B20 (digital temperature sensor) inputs
  • Convenient 3-pin GVS connectors (Ground, Volts, Signal) for easy plug-and-play compatibility with 3-pin sensors, servos, and more
  • Dedicated socket for HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor, allowing direct connection or the option to mount it at a distance using jumper wires
  • GPIO signals, 5V, 3V, and Ground brought out to a header, ensuring convenient access for various connections
  • Power for outputs can be sourced from Raspberry Pi’s 5V or an external USB input line
  • Power for motors can come from internal/external 5V or a separate power source (3V to 11V)
  • Dual motor terminals equipped with 2-pin screw connectors and 2-pin male headers, providing maximum flexibility in connection options
  • Python library module for effortless utilization of all the features
  • Fully assembled controller board for immediate use, eliminating the need for soldering

Experience unparalleled control and expand the capabilities of your Raspberry Pi-based mobile robot with the Picon Zero Intelligent Robotics Controller.

Weight 0.02 kg
Dimensions 6.5 × 3.0 × 0.85 cm