TinyPICO RTC Shield


TinyPICO RTC Shield


RTC shield for the TinyPICO

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Accurate timing is important with electronics! The RTC Shield helps with that - featuring:

  • MCP7940N RTC

    • Ultra-low power consumption

    • Goodies like calendar and alarms

    • MFP (Multi Function Pin) - disconnectable via solder jumper if you need the pin for something else

  • Battery holder for CR1025 3 V coin cell battery (not provided)

RTC Shield Pinout


Audio-in is connected to GPIO25, one of the two DACs (Digital to Analog Converter) and GPIO4 is connected to the amplifier (PAM8301) to allow you to shut down power to the amp to reduce current… ideal when running off battery.