Angled shot of Raspberry Pi 3 - Model B+
The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is the most popular Raspberry Pi computer made, and the Pi Foundation knows you can always make a good thing better! And what could make the Pi 3...

If you're following along with a Raspberry Pi, we're going to use a T-Cobbler Plus for the IO Basics Projects. This add-on prototyping board lets you easily connect a Raspberry Pi (Raspberry Pi Model Zero, A+, B+, Pi 2, Pi 3) to a solderless breadboard.

Angled shot of Assembled Pi T-Cobbler Plus next to GPIO ribbon cable
This is the assembled version of the Pi T-Cobbler Plus.  It only works with the Raspberry Pi Model Zero, A+, B+, Pi 2, Pi 3 & Pi 4! (Any Pi with 2x20...
1 x Jumper Wires
Breadboarding wire bundle.
1 x Button
Tactile Switch Buttons (12mm square, 6mm tall) x 10 pack


You'll need to make the following connections:

  • Pi GND to a common ground rail.
  • Pi GND to one side of the momentary button.
  • Pi Pin 12 to the other side of the momentary button.

Next, proceed to the Python Setup Page of this guide.

This guide was first published on Apr 25, 2015. It was last updated on Apr 25, 2015.

This page (Python Wiring) was last updated on Jul 05, 2018.

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