Several new highly-anticipated Gadgeteer-compatible products are now available for purchase.

The Mountaineer Group has released two mainboards.  The Ethernet Mainboard has 8 Gadgeteer sockets plus onboard Ethernet and USB connectors.  The USB Mainboard has 9 Gadgeteer sockets plus an onboard USB connector; it is the smallest Gadgeteer-compatible mainboard to date.

Both Mountaineer boards are based on a 168 MHz STM32F407 microcontroller with 192 KB RAM and 1 MB on-chip Flash, running the NETMF port that was released by the Mountaineer Group in May 2012.  They also have 8MB of external flash, a user programmable button and an RGB LED.

For more information on the Mountaineer Platform, see http://www.mountaineer.org/news/.

To purchase Mountaineer hardware, see http://www.mountaineer-boards.com/.

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Love Electronics has released the Argon R1 mainboard and 5 additional Gadgeteer modules. 

The Argon R1 mainboard has a 120 MHz Cortex-M3 microprocessor and a whopping 32MB of RAM.  In addition, it has 128MB of onboard Flash, making it the highest-capacity Gadgeteer mainboard to date.

The new Love Electronics modules include:

  • USB DC Power Module:

Love Electronics USB DC Power Module

  • LED Array module with 7 LEDs (2 green, 3 orange and 2 red):

LED Array Module

  • Button module with 2 programmable LEDs:

Button Module

  • Premium Relay Module with 4 10A switched relays

Premium Relay Module

  • pH and Temperature Module

pH and Temperature Module

Finally, Love Electronics has an Argon R1 starter kit with an Argon R1 Mainboard, USB DC Power Module, two Button modules, an LED Array module and an assortment of cables.

Argon R1 Starter Kit

For more information, or to purchase Love Electronics hardware, please visit https://www.loveelectronics.co.uk/categories/97/.net-gadgeteer.