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PowerBlock - Raspberry Pi Power Switch

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PowerBlock - Raspberry Pi Power Switch
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Allows DAC hats?
I'm looking to add a Kali and Piano to my Pi. Will they fit with this? It looks like the pins for the switch and LED would get in the way.
Jamie
  • You won't be able to easily get this setup to fit. Simply because the Allo Piano sits on top of the Kali, but doesn't breakout all the pins (specifically the ones needed for the PowerBlock)
    ModMyPi LTD
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PowerBlock is a Power Switch for the Raspberry Pi A+/B+/2/3 and Zero/Zero W from PetRockBlog.The power switch functionality allows to turn on and off the power to the Raspberry Pi with a toggle switch without the need to unplug any cables! Install PowerBlock, add your toggle, and you can then soft power down your Pi with the flick of a switch.

The PowerBlock connects directly onto the Pi's GPIO, and the PowerBlock comes assembled with a Micro USB socket, so plug your power in, connect your toggle switch to the board, and you're away! Please Note. Toggle switch is NOT included.

Any toggle switch can be connected to the PowerBlock, and the power status of the Raspberry Pi can be indicated via an optional status LED. The PowerBlock comes fully assembled so that you only need to connect a power switch and, optionally, a status LED. The PowerBlock comes without any optionals: no LED, power switch, DC barrel jack or USB a connector: in this way you have the most freedom of usage and you do not pay for anything that you do not need for your project!

You can optionally solder a DC barrel jack to the PowerBlock if you need another connector for our project. As another alternative you can use a 2.54" pin out for a 5V power supply. If you want to provide a switched 5V voltage to another device, you can solder a USB A connector to the PowerBlock.

PowerBlock Features

  • Micro USB Connector for Power Supply
  • 2x6 Pin Header for GPIO Mounting
  • Pin Header for Toggle Switches (Not Included)
  • Pin Header for Status LED (Not Included)
  • USB-A Break-out Pads for Optional USB A Power Out (Not Included)
  • Software Daemon for Clean Shutdowns
  • Optional Pin Outs for External 5V Power Supply
  • Optional DC Barrel Jack
  • No Soldering Required

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