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April 25, 2014 AT 2:00 am

How to Assemble the Fish Dish Add-on Board for the Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Average Man vs Raspberry Pi has a great tutorial for young makers on how to assemble the fish dish add-on board for the raspberry pi:

Take a look at most Raspberry Pi add-on boards on the market and you’ll find endless full-size, feature packed examples ready for robotics, I2C, XBee and more.

Whilst these boards offer great functionality for experienced ‘makers’, a part of me thinks we’ve forgotten the reason the Raspberry Pi came about – “To advance the education of adults and children, particularly in the field of computers, computer science and related subjects”.

A solution is here – enter the ‘Fish Dish‘ – an add-on board for the Raspberry Pi targeted towards younger beginners, but also suitable for the more experienced to hack away with.

In this post I’ll show you how to solder the board, and cover some code in another post later on…

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What you need

Main Parts:

  • Fish Dish (Buy from the ThePiHut.com)
  • Soldering iron
  • Solder & soldering sponge
  • Wire cutters

Optional:
Helping Hands
Long-nose Pliers

Open the Pack

In your Fish Dish, you will find:

  • The Fish Dish PCB
  • GPIO Header
  • Buzzer
  • Switch
  • Rubber foot
  • 3 x LEDs (Green, Yellow and Red)
  • 3 x 330 Ohm resistors (the 3 small beige ones)
  • 1 x 10k resistor (the one with the orange stripe)
  • 1 x 1k resistor (the one with the red stripe)
  • A few stickers!

Check out the rest of the tutorial here!


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