FEZ Hydra is a 100% open-source (hardware and software)

FEZ Hydra is a 100% open-source (hardware and software) .NET Gadgeteer compatible mainboard running .NET Micro Framework. It incorporates a 240Mhz AT91SAMRL ARM9 processor. With 16MB of SDRAM an 4MB of FLASH, FEZ Hydra is capable or running the most complex applications.


  • 14 .NET Gadgeteer compatible sockets that include these types: X, Y, A, D, F, I, K, P, S, T, U, R, G, B and Z.

  • 240Mhz ARM9 Processor (currently running at 200Mhz)


  • Rich .NETMF open-source Software & Hardware

    • Complete Graphics support

    • TFT display interface (R/G/B sockets) with Touch screen

    • FAT16/FAT32

    • Full TCP/IP stack with SSL, HTTP, TCP, UDP, DHCP

    • USB Device

    • 4-bit SD card with no limit on SD card size

    • Analog

    • PWM

    • I2C

    • SPI

    • UART

  • Dimensions: 3.42" x 2.44"


  • Requires .NET Gadgeteer standard red power modules.

  • Active power consumption 130 mA

  • Idle power consumption TBD


  • Operating temperature: 0 to 70°C

  • RoHS compliant /Lead-free compliant

For more information about .NET Gadgeteer visit:


Development tool : Microsoft Visual C# Express 2010
Micro framework: Microsoft .NET Micro Framework 4.1 SDK
The Gadgeteer core, mainboard SDk and module driver(GHI)

You can download these tools at :

If you encounter any problems when using this product, here is the forum from which you can get the technical support.

Technical details

Dimensions 0mm x0mm x0mm
Weight G.W 31g
Battery Exclude


HSCODE 9032900090
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