Color Coded GPIO headers

I came across this color coded GPIO header for the Raspberry Pi Zero from the Pi Hut. This can be really useful while prototyping a circuit. 5V pins are coded red, 3.3V pins are coded yellow, Ground pins are coded black.

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It can help avoid connections to the wrong pin.

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I usually refer to the GPIO pinout when I am connecting to the UART or the I2C interface. I always mix up the pin names. I wish the header had side labels like the Arduino.

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Given the header height, I guess it is not practical to have labels. You can buy the headers from here.

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