Maple Elite-Pi

by Maple

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The Elite-Pi is an RP2040-based controller with a Pro Micro/Elite-C compatible pinout that’s primarily intended for use with keyboards.


  • Compatible with Pro Micro-based PCBs
  • Mid-Mount USB-C port for low profile
  • RP2040 microcontroller
  • Flash Memory: 16Mbit (W25Q16JVUXIQ)
  • Up to 25 I/O pins available
  • USB D+/D- accessible via pads
  • On-board boot and run/reset buttons
  • 1.6mm thick PCB
  • Comes with two 12-pin headers and one 5-pin header
  • Firmware Support: QMK, KMK, CircuitPython

In comparison to the Pro Micro or Elite-C, the Elite-Pi provides a few advantages over them:

  • Flash memory: Lots of space to compile in various QMK features without worry, as the Elite-Pi has much more flash memory
  • Price: Since the RP2040 microcontroller costs less than the ATmega32u4, we can provide it at a lower price than the Elite-C
  • Flashing: Instead of using QMK Toolbox, you can just copy a complied .uf2 file to the Elite-Pi to update the firmware



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CircuitPython 9.1.0

This is the latest stable release of CircuitPython that will work with the Maple Elite-Pi.

Use this release if you are new to CircuitPython.

Release Notes for 9.1.0

Built-in modules available: _asyncio, _bleio, _pixelmap, adafruit_bus_device, adafruit_pixelbuf, aesio, alarm, analogbufio, analogio, array, atexit, audiobusio, audiocore, audiomixer, audiomp3, audiopwmio, binascii, bitbangio, bitmapfilter, bitmaptools, bitops, board, builtins, builtins.pow3, busdisplay, busio, busio.SPI, busio.UART, codeop, collections, countio, digitalio, displayio, epaperdisplay, errno, floppyio, fontio, fourwire, framebufferio, getpass, gifio, hashlib, i2cdisplaybus, i2ctarget, imagecapture, io, jpegio, json, keypad, keypad.KeyMatrix, keypad.Keys, keypad.ShiftRegisterKeys, keypad_demux, keypad_demux.DemuxKeyMatrix, locale, math, memorymap, microcontroller, msgpack, neopixel_write, nvm, onewireio, os, os.getenv, paralleldisplaybus, pulseio, pwmio, qrio, rainbowio, random, re, rgbmatrix, rotaryio, rp2pio, rtc, sdcardio, select, sharpdisplay, storage, struct, supervisor, synthio, sys, terminalio, time, touchio, traceback, ulab, usb, usb_cdc, usb_hid, usb_host, usb_midi, usb_video, vectorio, warnings, watchdog, zlib

Absolute Newest

Every time we commit new code to CircuitPython we automatically build binaries for each board and language. The binaries are stored on Amazon S3, organized by board, and then by language. These releases are even newer than the development release listed above. Try them if you want the absolute latest and are feeling daring or want to see if a problem has been fixed.

Previous Versions of CircuitPython

All previous releases of CircuitPython are available for download from Amazon S3 through the button below. For very old releases, look in the OLD/ folder for each board. Release notes for each release are available at GitHub button below.

Older releases are useful for testing if you something appears to be broken in a newer release but used to work, or if you have older code that depends on features only available in an older release. Otherwise we recommend using the latest stable release.