Boards Guide

Welcome to the 2021 Boards Guide!  It’s often said, when you’re looking to make a project, be sure to use the right tool for the job - in this case, the right board for your electronics endeavor. With that in mind, this guide is designed to help you find the perfect brain for your creation. We’ve gathered the latest and greatest boards available including microcontrollers, single board computers and FPGAs for all your Robotics, AI and IoT needs. So don't be BORED, find a BOARD and Start Making!

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A Chip is Born – Read about the all-new amazing RP2040 chip and how it is reshaping the development board market.  This new chip was designed for ease of development and low cost. Within the first few months of the chip launch, there were over 60 distinct boards that have been created by multiple different companies and makers alike.

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Hackboard 2

Most maker-focused SBCs run Linux, while only a few offer Windows support. New to the scene, Hackboard 2 goes all in on that with Windows 10 running on a 2.8GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N4020. Configurable options allow for up to 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It’s capable of being a desktop computer, but the 40-pin GPIO still let you tinker away. (And don’t worry, it’ll do Linux too.)