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FEZ - FEZ Panda II

FEZ Panda II

What is the FEZ Panda II?

Picture of the FEZ Panda II board

The FEZ Panda II is a microprocessor board from GHI electronics [External] This FEZ board has a lot of I/O options, and can be programmed with the C# language. Some description from the site:

"The 72Mhz FEZ Panda II runs .NET Micro Framework, allowing users to program and debug FEZ Panda using Microsoft's free Visual C# Express. Applications are loaded over USB cable (or serial) with full featured debugging capabilities, such as stepping in code or inspecting variables. FEZ Panda II is an enhanced version of FEZ Panda (the original) with On-board microSD socket, Real Time Clock, and an easily accessible 40-pin female header that exposes the extra IOs"

My first experiences

Picture of a FEZ Panda II board with 3 LEDs,a button and a buzzer

I got myself the FEZ Ultimate kit. This is the FEZ Panda II with additional modules you can connect to it.

As expected it took me some time to get the kit working. The box from GHI Electronics came without any manuals or software, so you have to find it yourself on their website. Luckily it doesn't take too long to find the information I needed. View my summary.

I have already created a little test application: a traffic light where someone has to press the button each time the light should change (Lets assume timers haven't been invented yet). Now I have figured out the basics, I can start making more complex programs.


I have already made several projects with the FEZ board:

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