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Pi UPS - Battery Backup for the Raspberry PiMCM Part #: 28-18180  |  CW2 Part #: PIUPS R1

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Pi UPS - Raspberry Pi Backup Power Supply

The Pi UPS is an ingenious solution to power your Raspberry Pi board with "AA" batteries in the event of a power failure. When the power fails the Pi UPS can either shut down your Raspberry Pi or provide backup power until the main power is restored.

Product Description

The Pi UPS is also compatible with the BeagleBone and Arduino boards. Other applications include Automotive, Home Theater and Surveillance. The Pi UPS will shut down and restart the Raspberry Pi once the device is turned on or power is restored

  • Clean Shutdown upon loss of external power supply
  • Configurable time until shutdown
  • Restart after external power source is available again
  • Full software support
  • Complete access to GPIO and I2C bus
  • Remote monitoring support
  • Onboard LED's to monitor status

Technical Specifications
  • Classification - IEC 62040-3: Class 1, part 3, which means that as soon as voltage gaps happen, the UPS switches to batteries.
  • Primary voltage and battery voltage: UP=5V (USB) => Primary voltage: UP=5V (USB)
  • Allowed battery voltage: U SinMax=7.5V-12V
  • Maximum current with battery pack: I SoutMax=1,000mA
  • Pins for logical requests of primary voltage and battery status
  • Power supply for the Pi through GPIO, therefore no attachment to the Pi needed

Package Includes
  • Pi UPS circuit board
  • Battery Lead with 9V type snap connections
  • 6 x "AA" Battery pack with 9V type snap connections (batteries not included)
  • Pi UPS Software available here (software must be downloaded)

Tutorial video

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.28 lbs.
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:365 days
Need to Return?
Length:5.12 in.
Width:3.94 in.
Height:11.81 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages
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Mfr. Info

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Mfr. Name:CW2
Mfr. Part Number:PIUPS R1