FlyPi kit


One FlyPi kit, containing components to assemble all the modules and the micromanipulator.

Requires soldering!

Once fully built users will be able to do experiments using the following techniques:

  • Optogenetics
  • Thermogenetics
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Optical microscopy
  • Behavioural tracking


Check the technical specifications and where to find more information about this product below.

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Technical specification:


  • Main Module

    • 01 Raspberry Pi 3 (card sized computer, ethernet, wifi, bluetooth connectivities)

    • 01 Raspberry Pi Camera (5 Mega pixels, 1.4┬Ám pixel size, up to 90 frames per second)

    • 01 Arduino Nano

    • 01 Flypi PCB

    • 16gb micro SD card

    • HDMI cable

    • 01 12v 5A power supply (european plug)

    • 01 Printed Circuit board (PCB)

    • Electronic elements for populating the PCB

  • Optical microscopy/Optogenetics module

    • 01 Adafruit LED ring (12 individually addressed RGB LEDs)

    • 01 Micromanipulator

  • Fluorescence module:

    • 01 High Power UV LED (390 nm)

    • 01 3D printed filter wheel with filter for green fluorescent protein

  • Thermogenetics module:

    • 01 Peltier element (40x40x2 mm)

    • 01 temperature sensor (AD22100)

  • Micromanipulator

    • 01 3-axis 3D printed micromanipulator


  • Raspian Operating system

  • FlyPi user interface (Python 3, PyQt)

  • Arduino IDE

  • C-trax (behavioural tracking)


Here is the publication describing this device.

Here is the project development page with more information about the device.


Following our mission to support open science hardware developers, a percentage of the revenue from this device and all other FlyPi related products will be donated to the project developers, the NGO Trend in Africa.