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Raspberry Pi GPIO Male Header - 2x20

SKU: PRT-14275

$1.50 AUD, inc GST
$1.36 AUD, exc GST
Raspberry Pi GPIO Male Header - 2x20
1.5 AUD

SKU: PRT-14275

$1.50 AUD, inc GST
$1.36 AUD, exc GST
12 reviews 0 5 5
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Adding this 40 pin header to your Raspberry Pi Board gives you access to the GPIO needed for your projects. This header has 2 rows of 20 pins that are spaced just right for the Raspberry Pi GPIO pins spaces and with a little bit of soldering, you can install it on your Pi. It's compatible with the Raspberry Pi Zero, and Zero W models and any other Pi board with 40 Pin GPIO, however, the Zero models come without a header installed for the most part.

  • 2x20 Pins - The perfect pitch and spacing for the Raspberry Pi boards, this is the right option if you need access to GPIO on your Pi.
  • Easy installation -  You'll need minimal skill required to solder this header to your Pi. If you need help, just get in touch - we're here to help!
  • A perfect connector - Using this connector gets you access to GPIO, sure. But the real strength in having a GPIO header lies in using a T-Cobbler or Ribbon cable to break your pins out!

How to install the Raspberry Pi headers

Insert the header into the top side of your Raspberry Pi board and solder the opposite side to the Pi. It's as easy as that. We're full time makers, with plenty of touch time with Raspberry Pi and Soldering. We've written some guides on Soldering for beginners that will show you exactly what to do and what not to do when soldering.

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Technical Specifications

  • 2x20 (40) Pin header
  • 0.1 inch spaced pins

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Product Comments

Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Pietro verified purchaser

    It is good .I haven't soldered it yet because i'm still thinking on the project to build (Posted on 25/10/2018)

  2. Review by Dave verified purchaser

    With the option to purchase a Pi ZERO with or without the 40 GPIO header pins , it is always good to know you have the option to add GPIO's pins at a later date should you decide to expand on your projects.
    As you may know the Pi ZERO can be purchased with or without the GPIO pins.
    Without the precision soldered double row of 20 GPIO pins, the abilities of the ZERO are reduced.
    Purchase the 40 pin header, carefully solder in and you have a world of extra potential from your ting computer.
    For the few dollars this costs, if you purchased your ZERO without, why not purchase them, solder in or put aside for the day you may want them.
    (Posted on 20/08/2018)

  3. Review by Troy verified purchaser

    Easy to install, cheap to buy. 'Nuff said really. (Posted on 4/07/2018)

  4. Review by Matthew verified purchaser

    Perfectly serviceable. (Posted on 25/05/2018)

  5. Review by Sigmund verified purchaser

    Prompt delivery as ordered (Posted on 12/04/2018)

  6. Review by Eric or Robyn verified purchaser

    Nothing special about this, except it does the job and it's nice to be able to order it at the same place than the pi Zero. (Posted on 7/03/2018)

  7. Review by Eric verified purchaser

    Works great. Tape it in place, solder both end pins, remove tape and finish up. (Posted on 30/01/2018)

  8. Review by Dale verified purchaser

    They work as described. Great product. (Posted on 16/11/2017)

  9. Review by Daniel verified purchaser

    Goes perfectly with the Pi0 which doesn't have pre-populated headers.
    Perfect length for most standard connectors. (Posted on 1/11/2017)

  10. Review by colin verified purchaser

    Works great with raspberry pi zero (Posted on 5/09/2017)

  11. Review by David verified purchaser

    Does what it says on the tin. (Posted on 29/08/2017)

  12. Review by Gary verified purchaser

    Well made, soldered in very easily (Posted on 21/08/2017)

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