Release your Pi with a PiloT
The PiloT is a HAT-compliant board which is compatible with all versions of Raspberry Pi with a 40-pin header, including Pi 2, 3, 4, and Zero models. The addition of cellular communication and GNSS location to the Pi further extends its reach, offering the ability to transfer data to and from the Raspberry Pi globally, together with the availability of accurate positioning and time information.
How it works
The PiloT is currently compatible with the following devices:
Raspberry Pi 4
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
Raspberry Pi Zero
Raspberry Pi Zero W
Up board (standalone mode)
Please note: settings and configuration may vary according to board specifications.
Raspberry Pi / other development boards are not supplied, and should be purchased separately if required.
SIM card not supplied. A working SIM card is required for use of the cellular function on the PiloT, and should be purchased separately before use.
The kit contents supplied will vary according to the buyer's chosen PiloT option. The components included in the kit for each variant are as follows:
PiloT 4G-1: PiloT 4G-1 HAT, Micro-USB to USB cable.s
PiloT 3GL*: PiloT 3GL HAT, Micro-USB to USB cable, right-angled 3G stub antenna.
*Please note: a GPS antenna is required for use of the location option on the PiloT 3GL. Please see here for recommended antennas.
Technical drawings and dimensions (mm)
Further pin function information
*The level shifter used for the serial signals is a TXB0104D, which is an auto bi-directional device. Pull up or pull down resistors must not be attached to the signal pins identified.
Both variants of the PiloT are available for purchase on our eCommerce site.
Please note: although our eCommerce site is convenient for smaller order quantities, our online stock level is limited. For orders of over 50 in quantity, please refer to the section below.