New Chatterbox with 5G for Raspberry Pi

May 16, 2018 | Jesse Ludtke

Last quarter, we released the Gumstix Chatterbox for Raspberry Pi Compute Module. It follows the Amazon AVS functional design guide which allows you to build your own home assistant app powered by Alexa.

New Version

Today, we are happy to release Gumstix Chatterbox W5G for Raspberry Pi® Compute. This board has an improved WiFi/Bluetooth® module providing the increased bandwidth of 5 GHz 802.11b/g/n over the previous 2.4 GHz model, as well as Bluetooth® 4.2 and BLE.

Gumstix Chatterbox W5G for Raspberry Pi Compute

Both boards are designed in Geppetto.

Add 5 GHz on your custom Raspberry Pi board

Using Geppetto, you can now select 5 GHz capabilities to our TI WiLink8 module! To do that, select the TI WiLink8 module, click WiFi in the provide flags and select the 2.4 & 5.0 GHz MIMO.

Add 5 GHz wireless capabilities to your Raspberry Pi board with Geppetto!

Geppetto is our free online design tool that allows you to create a custom hardware design — no electrical engineering required from you. Moreover, we handle everything, from sourcing of parts to production, to ensuring that your board boots out of the box. We take care of production while you focus on your software or application. We will deliver your pre-tested, production-ready boards after 15 business days.