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52Pi NVdigi


The 52Pi NVdigi is a versatile expansion board designed for the Raspberry Pi 5, combining the capabilities of the HiFi Digi for high-quality S/PDIF audio output and an M.2 PCIe x1 slot to accommodate NVMe 2242/2230 SSDs. This multifunctional board enhances both the audio and storage capabilities of your Raspberry Pi 5.


  • HiFi Digi Integration:High-Quality S/PDIF Output: The NVdigi incorporates the HiFi Digi, providing a high-quality S/PDIF output for the Raspberry Pi 5.
  • Direct I2S Sound Port Connection: Utilizes the I2S sound port, connecting directly to the CPU without the need for additional USB conversion, ensuring optimal audio signal integrity.
  • HiFi Digi Audio Capabilities:Sample Rates up to 192kHz/24bit:Supports high-resolution audio with sample rates up to 192kHz and 24-bit depth, delivering an immersive and detailed audio experience.
  • Optical (TOSLink) and Electrical (RCA) Outputs: Offers versatile connectivity options with both an optical output (TOSLink) and an electrical output featuring an RCA port.
  • M.2 PCIe x1 Slot for NVMe SSD:Expandable Storage: Features an M.2 PCIe x1 slot that supports NVMe 2242/2230 SSDs, enabling you to significantly enhance your Raspberry Pi 5's storage capacity and speed.
  • High-Speed Data Transfer: Leveraging NVMe technology, the board facilitates high-speed data transfer, making it suitable for various applications such as media storage and data-intensive projects.
  • Raspberry Pi 5 Compatibility:Tailored for Raspberry Pi 5: Specifically designed to seamlessly integrate with the Raspberry Pi 5, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance with the latest Raspberry Pi model.
  • Versatility in Applications:
    • Audio Enthusiasts: Ideal for audio enthusiasts looking to achieve premium S/PDIF audio output without compromising on quality.
    • Storage Expansion: Suited for users seeking expanded storage options for their Raspberry Pi 5 projects, facilitating the use of NVMe SSDs for faster data access.
  • User-Friendly Design:
    • Easy Installation:The NVdigi offers a user-friendly design for straightforward installation on the Raspberry Pi 5, providing a comprehensive solution for both audio and storage enhancements.
    • Compact Form Factor: Designed with a compact form factor, ensuring the board integrates seamlessly into your Raspberry Pi 5 setup.
Unlock the full potential of your Raspberry Pi 5 with the 52Pi NVdigi, combining high-quality audio output with the convenience of M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD storage expansion. Transform your projects into versatile, multimedia-rich experiences with this innovative and feature-packed expansion board.


  • Weight: 0.02Kg
  • Dimensions: 65mm x 56mm
  • RCA OUT: RCA Cable 9mm*8mm
  • PCIe Slot: PCIe 3.0 x 1 M.2 M-key 2230/2242
  • Optical OUT: Available
  • Pinout of IR receiver: Pin22 (GPIO25)


  • Product outlook

  • Frontal face

  • Back face

  • Dimension

  • Port definitions

  • Application scenario

Work with NVMe 2242 SSD drive and connect to Raspberry Pi 5 via 40mm FPC cable.


How to assemble it ?

  • Please refer to following figure to assemble it carefully.

How to enable HiFiBerry on Raspberry Pi 5

  • We assume that you are using Raspberry Pi Official OS (64bit bookworm).
  • Modify the /boot/firmware/config.txt file and adding following:
  • Save it and reboot the Raspberry Pi 5.

Application select

Package Includes


  • 1 x 52Pi NVDigi board
  • 1 x PC104 pin header
  • 1 x PCIe FFC cable (40mm length)
  • 4 x M2.5 x 15mm Copper pillar
  • 8 x M2.5 x 4mm Flat head screw
  • 1 x M2.5 Screw driver


  • 52Pi NVDIGI, 52pi hifi digi board, 52Pi PCIe to NVMe board.