FEZ Spider Mainboard


Part # SPDR1-GB-269

*** The FEZ Spider has reached its End-of-Life and has been replaced with the FEZ Spider II, It is now only available through special orders. ***

The FEZ Spider is a .NET Gadgeteer mainboard running .NET Micro Framework, which enables users to program the board from Microsoft's Visual Studio using C# or Visual Basic, allowing developers to take advantage of the extensive built-in libraries for networking, file systems, graphical interfaces and peripherals.  Click on the following links to learn more about the technology and what value is added by GHI Electronics to .NET Micro Framework and .NET Gadgeteer.

The FEZ Spider is based on the EMX System on Module.  This board is included in the FEZ Spider Starter Kit.

 

The needed software components and other common resources, for developing using the .NET Micro framework and .NET Gadgeteer, are found on the NETMF Support page.

Processor 72MHz. 32-bit ARM7
Core System Hardware EMX SoM
System Platform .Net Micro Framework
User Available Flash 2.539 MB
User Available RAM 11 MB
GPIO 74
PWM 6
Analog In 6
UART 4
SPI 2
I2C Yes
Networking Ethernet TCP/IP, WiFi, and SSL
CAN 2
Analog Out 1
USB Client Debugging
Extended
USB Host Yes
1-Wire Yes
Real Time Clock Yes
In-Field Update Yes
Native LCD Controller Yes
Supported Image Type BMP, GIF, JPG
Memory Cards Yes
File System FAT16/FAT32
Operating Temp. -40°C to +85°C
Dimensions 57 x 52 x 11.65 mm
Weight 28 g
RLP RLP
RLP RAM Size 1 MB
Gadgeteering Socket Count 14
Gadgeteering Socket Type X (x2)
Y (x7)
A (x2)
C
D
E
F
H
I (x4)
K
O
P (x2)
S (x2)
T
U (x4)
R, G, B (TFT
Resource Description
Getting Started Visit the .NET Gadgeteer support page to get started.
Schematic
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    This is an award winner tutorial on how to upgrade your car with .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) and Gadgeteer. Truth to be told... I failed my driver license. I dont own a car, and I dont like cars... But while the Fez Spider I bought for a project long time ago were gathering dust, Robin … read more

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  • Rick Dangerous ported to NETMF and Gadgeteer

    It is always interesting to see a classic game that originally ran on a very limited 8-bit micro ported and running on a modern system like .NET Micro Framework. In this Case, "Rick Dangerous" game was ported from C to C# By @ Architect. It is not new for the community's most active member, … read more

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