A new, colourful way to code

Orangepip provides a colourful introduction to coding and prototyping – including the popular ATmega microcontrollers, these boards give programmers a zest for learning!

Based on Arduino Boards

The three Orangepip boards are similar to the Arduino Uno and Mega, using the same microcontrollers, GPIO pins, serial ports and 16MHz oscillator, and compatible with most Uno and Mega shields.

Compatible with Arduino IDE

But what software can be used with the Orangepip? No need to worry. Both the Mega2560 and Kona328 are fully compatible with Arduino IDE, which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

What is Orangepip?

See your projects grow with OrangePip – a distinctive new range of open source boards which offer a colourful introduction to coding and prototyping. Based on the ATmega2560 and ATmega328 microcontrollers, the OrangePip boards are fully compatible with Arduino shields, sensors, accessories and software – giving users access to the global Arduino community of makers and projects.

The boards themselves are rich with features, including 16MHz oscillator, ATmega16u2 for serial conversion, 14 digital GPIO I/O pins (Kona328) and 54 I/O pins (Mega2560), quick reset buttons and machine screw holes. The high performance ATmega 8-bit AVR RISC-based microcontrollers give OrangePip users enough power and memory to store and run multiple lines of complex code – the Kona328 and Segments328 being designed for beginners and Mega2560 for intermediate users.

Orangepip Boards

Orangepip Kona328

The Orangepip Kona328 is an Arduino UNO compatible development board that is based around theATmega328 microcontroller. The board features 14x digital I/O pins (six of which may be used as PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs and a 16MHz crystal oscillator. The board is simple to use, just requiring connection to a computer via USB to get started.

Orangepip Mega2560

The Orangepip Mega2560 is an Arduino Mega2560 compatible development board that is based around theATmega2560 microcontroller. The board features 54x digital I/O pins (14 of which may be used as PWM outputs), 16 analog inputs, 4x UARTs (hardware serial ports) and a 16MHz crystal oscillator. The board is simple to use, just requiring connection to a computer via USB to get started. The Orangepip Mega2560 is also compatible with most of the shields designed for the Arduino Mega2560.

Orangepip Segments

This Segments328 kit is a ‘build your own Arduino kit’. It includes all the through-hole components required. Just follow the easy-to-understand instructions to produce your own fully-programmable open source prototyping platform. Its ideal for Makers or students who want to increase their understanding of how Single Board Computers work and develop their soldering skills at the same time.

Click here for the guide on how to program Orangepip Segments with your PC.

Click here for the Orangepip Segments build instructions.


You’ve got your Orangepip – wouldn’t it be great to customise it with your choice of colour and branding?

As the Orangepip can be used as part of a university curriculum, it is a fantastic opportunity for marketing and outreach activity.

  1. Choose your own board
  2. Supply a copy of your logo & choose your colour
  3. A proof will be designed for your approval
  4. Physical samples of the board and box are manufactured for final approval
  5. Your order will be manufactured and shipped

Register your interest in customising an Orangepip board below:

The personal data submitted within this form – name and email address – will be used to ensure Orangepip can contact you with a response to your enquiry. It will not be used for marketing purposes. A copy of this data will be held on file online on a secure UK server for a period of 12 months or until the resolution of your enquiry, whichever is the later. You have the right to contact us to request this data to be erased at any time.

Where can I buy Orangepip products?

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