Pycom Expansion Board 3.0

Your Pycom module will need some way to be programmed and that’s exactly where this board comes in! The Pycom Expansion Board 3.0 allows you the means to create and connect new IoT projects with your WiPy 2.0, WiPy 3.0, LoPy, LoPy4, SiPy, FiPy, and GPy everywhere! With dozens of ready to use templates and libraries, developing a new IoT solution is now easier and faster.

Each Expansion Board can be powered via micro USB or LiPo JST for 100mA or 450mA batteries and features a custom PIC USB to serial converter with an automatic bootloader mode to program your Pycom development board. There is also an on-board microSD card slot to increase the storage capacity of your desired board.

Note: Please be aware that this Expansion Board is required if you with to program the LoPy4 that we carry as well as any of the other Pycom boards listed above.

  • USB and LiPo battery powered
  • Custom PIC USB to serial converter with automatic bootloader mode
  • LiPo battery charger (BQ24040), with options for two different charging currents (100mA and 450mA)
  • TPS2115A with reverse voltage protection
  • MicroSD card slot
  • JST style battery connector
  • Power LED and charge status LED
  • One user LED and one user switch
  • Button to enter into “safe mode” easily
  • Battery voltage monitoring via the WiPy ADC
  • Lots of jumpers to enable/disable features

Pycom Expansion Board 3.0 Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

2 Electrical Prototyping

Skill Level: Rookie - You may be required to know a bit more about the component, such as orientation, or how to hook it up, in addition to power requirements. You will need to understand polarized components.
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