Gertduino: An Arduino Compatible Add-On Board For The Raspberry Pi Single Board ARM Computer

Hello Linux Enthusiasts. Gertduino is a $29.99 Arduino-Uno compatible, order-able via element14, add-on board for the Raspberry Pi single board computer, created by Gert van Loo.

Gertduino: An Arduino Compatible Add-On Board For The Raspberry Pi Single Board ARM Computer

Gertduino is basiclly an Arduino having both an Atmega 328 micro-controller and  an Atmega 48 one with an IRDA interface, programmable on the Raspberry Pi using either Arduino GUI or GCC Atmel compiler, a battery used as backup power supply and a high-precission real-time clock, created for developers.

To see Gertduino at work, see the above video (by Emily Boswijk):

For those who don’t know, Raspberry Pi is a mini-computer with the size of a credit-card, having a 700 Mhz ARM CPU, 512 MB of RAM, USB ports, Ethernet port, HDMI port for pluging TVs or monitors, and supports SD cards up to 32 GB. Used with a keyboard, mouse and plugged in at a TV, this small ARM device turns into a modest computer, good for daily basic tasks.

There are many ambitious project, powered by Raspberry Pi single board computers. Among others, worth reminding are:

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