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RP2040 Quarks


The RP2040 Quarks is a highly versatile and compact mini development board based on the powerful RP2040 chip. Designed specifically for small projects and prototype development, this board simplifies the process of building innovative and cutting-edge devices. With the flexibility to select between 2MB, 8MB, or 16MB flash sizes, and featuring a stamp soldering hole design, the RP2040 Quarks is the perfect choice for both hobbyists and professionals looking to develop efficient, high-performance electronics.


  • RP2040 chip:Dual-core ARM Cortex-M0+ processor with a maximum clock speed of 133 MHz.
  • Scalable memory: User-selectable flash size of 2MB, 8MB, or 16MB.
  • Stamp soldering hole: Offers a solid connection point for electronic components and peripherals.
  • Compact form factor: The small size of the board allows for easy integration into a variety of projects.
  • GPIO pins: Provides rich functionality and connectivity options for input and output devices.
  • SDK and documentation: Comprehensive software support and documentation to streamline the development process.


  • Chip: RP2040
  • Processor: Dual-core ARM Cortex-M0+
  • Maximum clock speed: 133 MHz
  • Flash sizes: 2MB, 8MB, or 16MB
  • Form factor: Mini Development Board
  • Soldering method: Stamp Hole Soldering
  • GPIO pins: As per RP2040 specifications.
  • Programming and debugging: USB-C port, SWD pins, and bootloader mode option.
  • Buttons: Boot select button and Reset button.



Package Includes

  • 1 x RP2040 Quarks Development Board
  • 2 x Pin headers


  • 1. Attach the required components, such as sensors and displays, to the RP2040 Quarks development board using the GPIO pins and stamp soldering holes.
  • 2. Connect the board to a computer using a USB-C cable.
  • 3. Install the necessary software and SDK for RP2040 (e.g., Visual Studio Code with PlatformIO or Raspberry Pi Pico SDK).
  • 4. Develop your custom code for the intended application or project using the appropriate SDK.
  • 5. Compile and upload the code to the RP2040 Quarks board.
  • 6. Test and debug your application, making necessary adjustments and improvements.

Getting Start

To get started with the RP2040 Quarks board, you can refer to the sample code and examples provided in the SDK or visit the official documentation and GitHub repository for Raspberry Pi's Pico SDK:[ https://github.com/raspberrypi/pico-sdk ], [ https://datasheets.raspberrypi.org/pico/raspberry-pi-pico-c-sdk.pdf]

Kicad PCB File


  • Q: Is RP2040 Quarks compatible with Raspberry Pi Pico?
    • A: Yes, the RP2040 Quarks is built around the same RP2040 chip as the Raspberry Pi Pico, making it compatible with the Raspberry Pi Pico SDK and most projects designed for the Pico board.
  • Q: Can I use Python for programming the RP2040 Quarks?
    • A: Yes, MicroPython is supported for the RP2040 chip, which allows you to develop and run Python code on the RP2040 Quarks board.
  • Q: What power source is recommended to use with the RP2040 Quarks board?
    • A: Power can be provided via the USB-C port when connected to a computer or 5V USB power source. Depending on your project requirements, additional power regulation or dedicated power sources may be necessary.


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