Raspberry Leaf: A Simple Reference for Raspberry Pi Pins

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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By Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

86 Articles

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When I first started prototyping electronics projects with the Raspberry Pi, I noticed that I was wasting a lot of time looking at the GPIO pin chart and counting pins on the board when I wanted to connect a jumper to a particular pin. It made me realize that I take for granted the boards that have each pin labeled on the silkscreen. Raspberry Leaf, a small printout designed by Simon Monk, will now save me a lot of time as I tinker with the Raspberry Pi. It labels each pin and can be placed directly onto the Raspberry Pi. Raspberry Leaf is available for download as a PDF or PNG file and even comes in versions for revision 1 and 2 boards (which have slightly different pin numbering). [via Twitter]