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PiCowbell Adalogger for Pico - MicroSD, RTC & STEMMA QT

SKU 4473
£8.99 inc VAT
£7.49 ex VAT
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Ding dong! Hear that? It's the PiCowbell ringing, letting you know that the new Adafruit PiCowbell Adalogger is in stock and ready to assist your Raspberry Pi Pico and Pico W project with handy hardware and datalogging.

The PiCowbell Adalogger is the same size and shape as a Pico and is intended to socket underneath to make your next data logging or data reading project super easy. Micro SD card socket? Yes! STEMMA QT / Qwiic connector for fast I2C? Indeed. Real Time Clock with battery backup for accurate timekeeping? Of course!

The PiCowbell Adalogger provides you with:

  • Right angle reset button that sticks out the end
  • Right angle JST SH connector for I2C / Stemma QT / Qwiic connection. Provides 3V, GND, IO4 (SDA), and IO5 (SCL)
  • MicroSD card holder for adding as much storage as you could possibly want for reading or writing. Connected to SPI pins 16, 18, 19 and card select on 17. Optional card detect line can be connected to pin 15.
  • PCF8523 Real Time Clock with CR1220 Coin cell backup for many years of timekeeping. Set the time once using our example sketches and then you can data-log with accurate timestamps. Uses I2C.
  • Reset button - Press to restart your program
  • Many pads on the Adalogger has a duplicate hole pad next to it for solder-jumpering
  • The ground pads have white silkscreen rectangles to easily identify, plus one long ground strip near the reset button
  • Gold-plated pads for easy soldering

If using the Philhower Arduino core, the Wire peripheral is already set up to use IO4 and IO5. If using CircuitPython or MicroPython, you'll need to let the code know to look at 4+5 for SDA+SCL pins.

Does not come with a micro SD card or a coin cell battery. A CR1220 coin cell is required to use the RTC battery-backup capabilities! 

Product Dimensions: 52.0mm x 20.3mm x 6.0mm / 2.0" x 0.8" x 0.2"

Product Weight: 4.6g / 0.2oz