Dexter Industries GrovePi+ Base Kit

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Quick Overview

GrovePi helps you build your own smart devices. The Base Kit includes the GrovePi board and 12 Grove sensors so you can build anything from a weather station or plant monitoring station to a MINECRAFT controller or automated rain notifier. Raspberry Pi sold separately.


The GrovePi makes electronics prototyping with the Raspberry Pi easy and fast. The powerful little Raspberry Pi is just waiting for you to release your maker creativity and build the projects you’re passionate about. With the GrovePi you can start your connected device projects in minutes.


The GrovePi simplifies making your project: there are no more jumpers, no more breadboards, and no more loose parts to bring your Internet of Things devices to life.


You can use the hundreds of sensors offered in the Grove module family: everything from a distance sensor, light sensor, temperature and humidity sensor, buttons, and displays. There are literally hundreds of electronic modules for your project!


What’s Included in the Base Kit?

The GrovePi+ Base Kit gets you up and running with the GrovePi quickly. The Raspberry Pi Internet of Things Kit includes:

  • GrovePi Board
  • GrovePi+ Quick Start Guide
  • Plastic Storage Box
  • Grove – Sound Sensor
  • Grove – Temperature and Humidity
  • Grove – Light Sensor
  • Grove – Relay
  • Grove – Button
  • Grove – Ultrasonic Sensor
  • Grove – Rotary Angle Sensor
  • Grove – LCD Display
  • Grove – Buzzer
  • Grove – Red LED
  • Grove – Blue LED
  • Grove – Green LED
  • Sensor Cables


What’s not included, but required?

  • Raspberry Pi (3 recommended, but compatible with any version of the Raspberry Pi)
  • Power Adapter (for the Pi)
  • Ethernet cable (to setup the Pi)
  • microSD card with Dexter Industries custom software, Raspbian for Robots (educators should check out CINCH)
  • Computer, or a monitor, mouse, & keyboard


What’s recommended to control remotely?

  • GrovePi Case
  • Mini Wi-Fi Dongle


Check out the GrovePi Starter Kit if you’d like the full kit with the Raspberry Pi, Ethernet Cable, SD card, Power Adapter and Wi-Ri Dongle.