Banana Pi Review

Pi Jumper

I am happy to report that Pi Jumper just worked!

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Due to the extra tall 26 pin header, Pi Jumper did not have any issues with the video jack.

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The IDC ribbon cable also fit nicely!

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In case you are wondering, the small board on the right is an off-the-shelf PCF8591 module that I plugged into the 5V I2C header on Pi Jumper  (it also has a 3v3 I2C header).

EZasPi

I was happy to see that EZasPi also works well with the Banana Pi!

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As you can see, this particular EZasPi had a 170 point breadboard and round female pin headers added to it for quick prototyping.

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The board clears the USB and Ethernet jacks, but it never hurts to put electrical tape on those jacks.

Adafruit Prototyping Plate

I had one of Lady Ada’s open source prototyping boards handy, so I thought I’d show it mounted on the Banana Pi!

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And here is a side view:

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Just like EZasPi, Adafruits Prototyping Plate fits nicely on the Banana Pi!

Review Index

Page 1: Introduction, Does it look the same?
Page 2: Closer Look, Feature Comparison
Page 3: Operating Systems, Software Compatibility
Page 4: WiringPi, RPi.GPIO, Hardware Compatibility
Page 5: More board compatibility test results
Page 6: USB WiFi stick Compatibility, Documentation, Benchmarks
Page 7: Power Utilization, Support, Conclusion

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