HatDrive! NET 1G for Raspberry Pi 5

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Introducing the HatDrive NET 1G, a PCIe expansion board from Pineboards specifically designed to enhance the Raspberry Pi 5 with dual functionality: high-speed NVMe storage capability and reliable Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

This expansion board combines support for a 2242 or 2230 NVMe drive (not included) with Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

The HatDrive NET 1G represents a significant advancement in expansion capabilities for the Raspberry Pi 5, addressing the growing demand for integrated storage and networking solutions. Whether you're building a home server, a network-attached storage system, or an advanced computing project, the HatDrive NET 1G provides the necessary tools to achieve high performance, reliability, and efficiency.

NVMe drive 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 NET 1G is perfectly tailored to fit and function with the Raspberry Pi 5, ensuring compatibility and maximizing performance.
  • NVMe Storage Support: Offers support for NVMe drives in 2230 and 2242 sizes, utilizing a PCIe Gen2 interface for high-speed data access and storage, ideal for applications requiring fast read/write speeds.
  • Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity: Features a Gigabit Ethernet port powered by the Realtek RTL8111H, delivering high-speed, reliable network connections. The Ethernet plug used matches the one used by Raspberry Pi (Trxcom).It is equipped with Activity and Link LEDs, programmed to provide visual feedback on network status, enhancing usability and diagnostics.
  • Hardware MAC Address Allocation: Comes with a hardware MAC address from our own pool assigned by IEEE, ensuring unique and reliable network identification.
  • Quality Construction and Reliability: Built with premium components and adhering to the highest quality standards, the HatDrive NET 1G is designed for durability and long-term performance.
  • Easy Installation and Configuration: Designed with the user in mind, it offers straightforward installation of NVMe drives and simple network setup, ensuring a hassle-free user experience.


Package Contents

  • 1x HatDrive! NET 1G board
  • 1x 60mm PCIe FPC cable with controlled impedance
  • 1x M.2 drive standoff
  • 9x M2.5 screws

Raspberry Pi 5 and NVMe device not included.

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