Raspberry Pi 2 Model B - Package A

SKU: 10595
Part Number: RPi2 B Package A


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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Development Kits, Expansion Board DVK512, Various Accessories and Modules


The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B is the second generation Raspberry Pi. It replaced the original Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+ in February 2015. Compared to the Raspberry Pi 1, it features:

  • A 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • Supports more OS, includes Windows 10


  1. Broadcom BCM2836 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU with VideoCore IV dual-core GPU
  2. GPU provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
  3. GPU is capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24 GFLOPs of general purpose compute and features a bunch of texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
  4. 1GB RAM
  5. Boots from Micro SD card, supports Linux distros such as Fedora, Debian and ArchLinux
  6. 10/100 wired Ethernet
  7. HDMI output
  8. USB 2.0 interface x 4
  9. 4-pole 3.5mm stereo audio jack with composite video output
  10. Micro SD card slot
  11. Powered by 5v micro USB
  12. Camera connector
  13. 40-pin 2.54mm expansion pinheader
  14. Dimensions: 85mm x 56mm x 17mm

What's on the DVK512

RPi expansion board on board resource

  1. Pinheaders for connecting with the RPi
  2. UART interface: easily connects to UART modules such as RS232, RS485, USB TO UART, etc.
  3. 8I/Os interface: easily connects to modules controlled by I/Os, such as 8 Push Buttons, Logic Level Converter, Mix Board, etc.
  4. SPI interface: easily connects to SPI modules such as AT45DBXX Dataflash, L3G4200D Board, etc.
  5. I2C interface: easily connects to I2C modules such as PCF8574 Expansion Board, PCF8563 RTC Board, LSM303DLHC Board, etc.
  6. Character LCD interface: for connecting character LCDs like LCD1602
  7. USB connector: USB TO UART, supported by onboard converter CP2102
  8. Power indicator
  9. User LEDs
  10. User Keys
  11. Potentiometer: for LCD1602 contrast adjustment
  12. RTC battery holder
  13. PCF8563: onboard RTC chip
  14. 32.768K crystal: RTC crystal
  15. CP2102: onboard USB TO UART chip, for debugging
  16. CP2102 jumper
  17. RTC jumper
  18. User LEDs jumper
  19. User Keys jumper

For jumpers above:

  • short the jumper to connect to I/Os used in example code
  • open the jumper to connect to other custom pins via jumper wires

DVK512 Photos

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DVK512 RPi expansion board back view
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Connecting with LCD1602
RPi expansion board
Connecting with RPi A+
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Connecting with RPi A+ and accessory boards
RPi expansion board
Connecting with RPi B+/RPi2 B
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Connecting with RPi B+ and accessory boards

DVK512 Development Resources

The User Guide CD includes development resources listed as follow:

  • User manual
  • Schematic (PDF)
  • Examples in C (Linux API source code)
  • Development documentations (Raspbian configuration, C library installation)
  • Raspbian (the configured system image for RPi)

Examples in C:

  • LED (I/Os)
  • Logic Level Converter (I/Os)
  • Key (I/Os)
  • DS18B20 (1-WIRE)
  • IRM (I/Os)
  • LCD1602 (I/Os)
  • PCF8563 (RTC)
  • PCF8591 (AD/DA)
  • LSM303DLHC (I2C)
  • L3G4200D (SPI)
  • CP2102 (UART)
  • GPS (UART)

Click to download……

Development Resources

Wiki : www.waveshare.com/wiki/RPi2_B_Package_A

Optional Items

You may also need :

  • Micro SD Card : 8G

The following items can also be used with this product, drivers provided :

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Selection Guide

Package Contents Products
Item Description Acce. A Package A Acce. C Package C Acce. D Package D Acce. E Package E Acce. F Package F
RPi2 B Raspberry Pi 2 Model B      
DVK512 Expansion Board, provides expansion interfaces and onboard components
3.5inch RPi LCD (A) 3.2inch touch screen LCD
PCF8591 AD DA Board 8-bit AD/DA module
L3G4200D Board Angular rate sensor
LSM303DLHC Board e-compass
Mix Board Buzzer, Joystick, Infrared Receiver, Temperature Sensor
Logic Level Converter 8ch Logic Level Bus Transceiver
USB WIFI 150M RTL8188CUS USB WIFI            
Micro SD Card 8GB 8GB Miro SD Card, class 10    
USB Camera 0307  USB camera            
Mini Wireless Keyboard  Mini wireless keyboard with touchpad            
HDMI to VGA Convertor For working with VGA monitors            
5V 2A Power Adapter Required while heavy-loaded    
ARPI600 Raspberry Pi to Arduino            
Sensors Pack Various sensors in one pack            
5inch HDMI LCD (B) 5inch HDMI interface touch screen LCD            
Bicolor Case for 5inch LCD Type B Case and holder            
7inch HDMI LCD (C) 7inch HDMI interface touch screen LCD, high-definition            
Bicolor Case for 7inch LCD Case and holder            

Weight: 0.365 kg

Quick Overview

  1. Raspberry Pi 2 Model B x 1
  2. DVK512 x 1
  3. 3.5inch RPi LCD (A) × 1
  4. PCF8591 AD DA Board x 1
  5. L3G4200D Board x 1
  6. LSM303DLHC Board x 1
  7. Mix Board x 1
  8. Logic Level Converter x 1
  9. Infrared Remote Controller x 1
  10. LFN0038K (Infrared Receiver) x 1
  11. DS18B20 x 1
  12. USB Type A Plug to Micro B Plug Cable x 1
  13. USB type A plug to mini-B plug cable x 1
  14. 4-pin 2-pin wires pack x 1
  15. RPi screws pack (4pcs) x 1
  16. User guide CD x 1