HatNET! 2.5G (2.5 Gigabit Ethernet) for Raspberry Pi 5

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Introducing the HatNET! 2.5G from Pineboards, at network expansion board engineered to supercharge your Raspberry Pi 5 with 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet capabilities, mounted underneath your Pi and connected using the Pi 5 PCIe interface.

This board is designed for users who demand higher network throughput and performance, making it an ideal upgrade for advanced computing tasks, server applications, and high-speed data transfers.

Each HatNET! 2.5G board comes with a hardware MAC address from Pineboard's own IEEE-assigned pool, ensuring unique and consistent network identification.

We also stock the Pineboards HatDrive! NET 1G which offers Gigabit Ethernet and a 2230/2242 NVMe SSD slot.

Raspberry Pi 5 not included

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 HatNET! 2.5G is specifically designed for Raspberry Pi 5
  • 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Performance: Equipped with the Realtek RTL8125BG, this board offers 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, significantly enhancing network speed and efficiency over standard Gigabit Ethernet.
  • High-Quality Ethernet Plug: Utilizing the same high-quality Trxcom Ethernet plug as the Raspberry Pi, the HatNET! 2.5G guarantees compatibility and reliability in network connections.
  • Activity and Link LEDs: Features Activity and Link LEDs that provide real-time visual feedback on network status, facilitating easier monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Dedicated MAC Address Range: Each HatNET! 2.5G board comes with a hardware MAC address from Pineberry Pi's own IEEE-assigned pool, ensuring unique and consistent network identification.
  • Designed for Enhanced Networking: This board is tailored for users who require higher bandwidth and lower latency, perfect for network-intensive applications, multimedia streaming, and large file transfers.
  • Robust Construction and Longevity: Manufactured with top-grade materials and components, the HatNET! 2.5G is built to last, ensuring sustained performance and reliability for your networking projects.
  • Simple Installation and Network Setup: The HatNET! 2.5G is designed for ease of use, offering straightforward installation and network configuration, enabling users to quickly enhance their Raspberry Pi's networking capabilities.


Package Contents

  • 1x HatNET 2.5G board
  • 1x 60mm PCIe FPC cable with controlled impedance
  • 4x Standoffs
  • 8x M2.5 screws

Raspberry Pi 5 not included.

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