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HatDrive! Top Lite (NVMe 2230, 2242 GEN 3) for Raspberry Pi 5

HatDrive! Top Lite (NVMe 2230, 2242 GEN 3) for Raspberry Pi 5

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This product is covered by our deal of the month! You can get a free HatDrive! Top Lite when you purchase our 2242 NVMe SSD!

Introducing the HatDrive! Top Lite - a streamlined variant of the HatDrive! Top designed for your Raspberry Pi 5 to enhance your experience with fast and reliable NVMe storage. This version retains all the high-performance features of the original, minus the 2x20 PIN GPIO expansion header, making it a cost-effective solution for those not requiring board stacking capabilities. It's an essential addition for anyone looking to maximize the potential of their Raspberry Pi 5. 🚀💻

Key Features and Strengths:

  • Specially Designed for Raspberry Pi 5: Tailored for the latest single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi 5, ensuring perfect compatibility.
  • NVMe Drive Installation Capability: Supports NVMe (M-key) drives in M.2 format sizes 2230 and 2242, facilitating high-speed storage solutions.
  • PCIe Interface Support: Compatible with PCIe x1 interface in both Gen2 and Gen3 standards, offering versatile connectivity.
  • Dual LED Indicators: Equipped with 2 LED indicators for power supply voltage (“PWR”) and M.2 disk activity (“ACT”), providing essential operational insights.
  • Compatible Form Factor: Maintains compatibility with original Raspberry Pi HAT dimensions of 65 x 56.50 mm, ensuring a cohesive fit.
  • M.2 Standard-Compliant Power System: Integrates a voltage regulator capable of delivering up to 3A for the 3.3V power rail, in compliance with the M.2 (NGFF) standard.
  • Easy and Quick M.2 Disk Installation: Facilitates swift installation of M.2 disks in 2230 or 2242 formats, courtesy of a custom CNC made metal bracket.
  • M.2 Card Power Options: Provides power to the M.2 card directly from the FPC PCIe ribbon or through an alternative power method, adapted for the lite version.
  • User-Friendly PCB Markings: Features clearly marked PCB for ease of installation and use.
  • High-Quality Components: Built with premium electronic components and a 4-layer PCB for reliability and performance.
  • All Necessary Accessories Included: Includes a dedicated FPC PCIe ribbon, spacer pins, M2.5 screws, and a spacer pin for M.2 card mounting, ensuring a complete setup out of the box.
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PCIe FPC Bundle now available

In case you are thinking about integrating our boards into your custom project, don't overlook our PCIe FPC Bundle. Utilizing our 100mm ribbon cable will provide you with added flexibility during the installation process of our boards.