Pocket Shield

Pocket Shield

Overview

Pocket Shield is equipped with a built-in rechargeable battery that can supply power for CyberPi and provides 2-pin and 3-pin interfaces that can be used to connect servos, LED strips, and motors, which significantly improves the extensibility of CyberPi.

Specifications

Product parameters description 
Micro-processor GD32
Battery Parameter 3.7V 800mAh
Input voltage/current 5V 700mA
Output voltage/current 5V 2A
Battery life 4 hours( General usage scenarios, for reference only)
Charging time 1~2 hours
Communication modes Serial communication: Main control board to extension board

Digital signal :Digital servo motor port

PWM signal: DC motor port

Hardware version V1.1
Dimension 84×35×19mm
Weight 48g

Features

  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery, used to supply power for CyberPi
  • Two DC motor ports, used to connect and drive DC motors
  • Two digital servo ports, used to connect and drive servos or LED strips
  • One main control board port, allowing you to easily connect Pocket Shield to CyberPi
  • Supporting mBlock 5 programming, which is intended for users of all ages, including those without any programming experience
  • Supporting Python programming, for which the cyberpi library is provided

Firmware update

After a new firmware version is released, you can connect Pocket Shield to mBlock 5 through CyberPi to view and update its firmware. For details about how to update the firmware, see “How to update the firmware?

Programming

You can use mBlock 5 to program Pocket Shield. mBlock 5 provides two editors, namely the block-based graphical editor (the default editor, referred to as mBlock 5) and Python editor (referred to as mBlock-Python Editor).

For details about programming, see “Programming Software.”

Take Pocket Shield home

1. Contact the local dealer to purchase CyberPi series products and their educational packages.

2. Contact us to become our dealer.

More information

CyberPi Operation Guide

Pocket Shield Operation Guide

CyberPi Series User Manual

Python API Documentation for CyberPi

mBlock 5 Online Help

mBlock-Python Editor Online Help