NEW PRODUCTS – 12″ GPIO Extender and Tube Ribbon Cable for Raspberry Pi
NEW PRODUCT – 12″ GPIO Extender Cable for Raspberry Pi – Give your Pi some reach with this GPIO extender cable, which has two matching connectors on the end of a 12″ (300mm) long gray cable. Plug one end into your Pi and the other end will have a boxed male header you can plug in a Pi Plate that is expecting to go onto a Pi.
Please note! Some electronics do not like having a 12″ long cable involved where they are expecting a short connection – it can add quite a bit of resistance, capacitance and noise to some protocols. For example, many i2c devices (and especially our 16×2 LCD Plate for Pi) may not work or may work poorly with this cable and high speed (1MHz+) SPI may have some ringing.
Please note: These cables come with strain-relief clips that make the connector a bit taller than ‘classic’ GPIO cables. If you want to fit the cable into a Pi enclosure you may need to remove the top clips by cutting them off gently with diagonal cutters/nippers and pulling the plastic off.
Max Dimensions: 323.85mm / 12.75″ x 34.92mm / 1.37″
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