M5Stack refreshes the M5Stamp C3 RISC-V microcontroller

The M5Stamp C3U is a refreshed version of the M5Stamp C3 which removes the CH9102 USB to UART converter, instead relying on the ESP32-C3’s onboard USB functionality. The rest of the M5Stamp C3U features the same functionality and components as the original M5Stamp C3. The specifications of the M5 Stamp C3U are as follows: ESP32-C3FH4… Continue reading M5Stack refreshes the M5Stamp C3 RISC-V microcontroller

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Round LCD Board based on RP2040/ESP-12E is now crowdfunding

The RoundyPi and RoundyFi are RP2040 and ESP-12E powered boards that feature a circular colour LCD. These boards are now crowdfunding! SB Components LTD is the company behind this new board. Specifications RoundyPi RoundyFi MCU RP2040 ESP-12E (ESP8266) Display 1.28 inch, 240×240 65k colours and GC9A01 SPI display driver 1.28 inch, 240×240 65k colours and… Continue reading Round LCD Board based on RP2040/ESP-12E is now crowdfunding

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Bulk RP2040 chips now available direct from Raspberry Pi

Almost a year has passed since the Raspberry Pi Pico, and the RP2040, was released and the RP2040 has only been available from resellers thus far. However, Raspberry Pi is launching a new service, Raspberry Pi Direct. This is for direct-to-business sales only and RP2040 chips will still be available from resellers. The direct pricing… Continue reading Bulk RP2040 chips now available direct from Raspberry Pi

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ROCK5, a RK3588 based single-board computer, is now available for pre-order

Radxa announced the ROCK5, a RK3588 based single-board computer, yesterday (09 Jan 22) and it is now available for pre-order. The board features a Rockchip RK3588 processor, up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, support for up to three displays, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet, WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 and a PCIe 3.0 x4 connector for NVMe… Continue reading ROCK5, a RK3588 based single-board computer, is now available for pre-order

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SparkFun “Retires” Pro Micro RP2040 – New Version Incoming?

The SparkFun Pro Micro board (SparkFun part number: DEV-17717) has been retired by SparkFun Electronics. However, this does not appear to be the end of the Pro Micro RP2040 as a newer version (DEV-18288) appears to be it’s successor. There is no available stock of the updated part and SparkFun’s datasheets, schematics and GitHub repos… Continue reading SparkFun “Retires” Pro Micro RP2040 – New Version Incoming?

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Waveshare Electronics releases 3 RP2040 New Boards

Today, Waveshare Electronics released three RP2040 based boards: RP2040-Zero @ $4.99 RP2040-Plus @ $7.99 RP2040-LCD-0.96 @ $12.99 These boards are available for sale on Waveshare’s website – we are yet to see them in any other retailer. RP2040-Zero The RP2040-Zero board is a tiny stamp sized board which is just like the Tiny 2040 board… Continue reading Waveshare Electronics releases 3 RP2040 New Boards

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LattePanda 3 Delta Windows & Linux SBC Announced: Now Crowdfunding

LattePanda have announced and started a kickstarter campaign for their new LattePanda 3 Delta Board. At the time of writing, this campaign has reached over twice it’s kickstarter goal. So what is the LattePanda 3? The LattePanda 3 Delta is the new version of the x86 combined with Arduino board introduced back in 2015. The… Continue reading LattePanda 3 Delta Windows & Linux SBC Announced: Now Crowdfunding

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