HatDrive! AI for Raspberry Pi 5

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Introducing the HatDrive! AI - new board from Pineboards designed to propel your Raspberry Pi 5 into the world of artificial intelligence and high-speed storage.

This expansion board uniquely combines support for a 2242 or 2230 NVMe drive (not included) with a dedicated M.2 E-Key slot for an A+E Key Google Coral Edge TPU (not included), making it an indispensable tool for AI enthusiasts and professionals alike.

The HatDrive! AI represents a significant leap forward in making AI technology more accessible and integrated with the Raspberry Pi ecosystem. By combining the speed of NVMe storage with the power of the Google Coral Edge TPU, this board opens up new possibilities for AI research, development, and application.

NVMe drive, Edge TPU and Raspberry Pi 5 not included

Will my NVMe SSD work with this board?

Pineboards maintain an NVMe compatibility list showing which drives work with their NVMe boards.

Other NVMe drives may work however the link above shows all fully tested options - including the Pinedrive 2242 NVMe SSD we stock in the store.

PCIe FPC Bundle now available

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


  • Designed for Raspberry Pi 5: The HatDrive! AI is crafted to seamlessly integrate with the Raspberry Pi 5
  • NVMe Drive Compatibility: Supports one NVMe drive in sizes 2230 and 2242, offering fast and reliable storage options for demanding applications and projects.
  • ASMedia PCIe Switch Integration: The board incorporates an ASMedia PCIe Switch (Gen2 variant), facilitating reliable and efficient data transfer between connected devices.
  • Google Coral Edge TPU Support: Features an M.2 E-Key 2230 slot specifically for the A+E Key Google Coral Edge TPU, enabling efficient AI computing capabilities right at your fingertips.
  • Easy Installation: With a user-friendly design, the HatDrive! AI allows for quick and straightforward installation of both the NVMe drive and the Google Coral Edge TPU.
  • High-Quality Construction: Built with premium materials and components, the HatDrive! AI ensures durability and long-term reliability for all your AI ventures.
  • Versatile Application: Whether you're developing AI models, running machine learning algorithms, or simply need high-speed storage, the HatDrive! AI is your go-to solution.
  • Comprehensive Accessory Kit: Comes equipped with all necessary mounting hardware and accessories, ensuring you have everything needed to get started without delay.


Package Contents

  • 1x HatDrive! AI board
  • 1x 40mm PCIe FPC cable with controlled impedance
  • 4x Standoffs
  • 3x M.2 drive standoffs (one spare) combined with a nut and a bolt
  • 9x M2.5 screws

Raspberry Pi 5 and NVMe device not included.

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