Using the PiFace Rack

Difficulty: medium

How to setup and use the PiFace rack with multiple PiFace Digitals in your projects.

Fitting PiFace Rack

PiFace fitted with PiFace Digitals on a Raspberry Pi
PiFace fitted with PiFace Digitals on a Raspberry Pi

Make sure your RaspberryPi is disconnected from power.
  • Adjust the address jumpers on your PiFace Digitals to the desired address (for most applications this will be at most one board per address).
    Click here for more information on the PiFace’s jumpers.
  • Fit your PiFace Digitals onto the PiFace Rack’s male header pins (the ones bent at right angles).
  • Fit the PiFace Rack’s female header onto the RaspberryPi’s male GPIO pins, oriented so the PiFaces shadow the RaspberryPi’s layout.