NEW PRODUCTS – Pimoroni PiHATs for Raspberry Pi Zero – pHAT DAC / Scroll pHAT – 11×5 LED Matrix / Explorer pHAT
Though these HATs are designed to match the format of the Raspberry Pi Zero they are all compatible with all 40-pin GPIO Raspberry Pi variants (2/B+/A+).
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Pimoroni pHAT DAC for Raspberry Pi Zero
If music be the food of love, play on. But make sure you use this super little pHAT DAC to get the best out of your Raspberry Pi audio!
The pHAT DAC provides a super affordable high-quality DAC for the Raspberry Pi. Pumping out 24-bits at 192KHz of audio goodness from the Raspberry Pi’s I2S interface on the 2×20 pin GPIO header. Since it’s digital audio, it sounds really good, much better than the onboard analog audio. The 3.5mm stereo jack comes soldered onto the board already.
- 24-bit audio at 192KHz
- Line out stereo jack
- pHAT format board
- Uses the PCM5102A DAC to work with the Raspberry Pi I2S interface
Kit includes: Assembled pHAT DAC & 2×20 0.1″ female GPIO header, some light soldering is required to attach the header on, or you can of course solder the pHAT right onto the Pi Zero.
At the heart of pHAT DAC is Texas Instrument’s PCM5102A stereo audio DAC chip.
Pimoroni Scroll pHAT – 11×5 LED Matrix for Raspberry Pi Zero
Let your Pi talk back with this slick little 11×5 LED matrix Scroll pHAT! The Scroll pHAT provides a matrix of 55 white LED pixels that is ideal for writing messages, showing graphs, and drawing pictures. Use it to output your IP address, show CPU usage, or just play very-low-rez pong!
- 55 white LEDs
- Brightness control
- Python API
- pHAT format board
- Communicates with the Pi over I2C interface
Kit includes: Assembled Scroll pHAT PCB & 2×20 0.1″ female GPIO header, some light soldering is required to attach the header on, or you can of course solder the pHAT right onto the Pi Zero
At the heart of Scroll pHAT is ISSI’s IS31FL3730 matrix LED driver chip. It can drive multiple LED matrix and segment display formats and also supports controllable display brightness. You can find the Python library on Github.
Pimoroni Explorer pHAT for Raspberry Pi Zero
The Explorer pHAT is the perfect prototyping side-kick for your Raspberry Pi. Based on Pimoroni’s popular Explorer Hat Pro, this is a smaller cheaper version designed to fit perfectly on a Raspberry Pi Zero!
A heap of useful input and output options have been added that will take your projects to the next level. Great for driving motors, using analog sensors, and interfacing with 5V sensors & systems
- Python API
- Four analog inputs – A tidy way to integrate analog signals into your project.
- Two H-bridge motor drivers – Drive two 5V motors bidirectionally with up to 200mA per channel. Ideal with our micro-metal gear-motors to create the perfect little buggy! You can even soft-PWM for full speed control.
- Four buffered 5V tolerant inputs – Hook up your Pi to accept input from 5V systems (like Arduino Uno/Leonardo or 5V Trinkets). We've used a 5-channel buffer that will accept anything from 2V-5V as logic high.
- Four powered 5V outputs (up to 500mA!) – The onboard darlington array can supply up to 500mA per channel (but you'll be limited to driving around 1A total from the board). Ideal for stepper motors, solenoids, and relays.
Kit includes: Assembled Explorer HAT PCB, one 2×20 0.1″ female GPIO header, and one 1×20 0.1″ female header. Some light soldering is required to attach the header on, or you can of course solder the pHAT right onto the Pi Zero.
Check out Pimonori’s full Python library, documentation and examples.