Tom’s Hardware Lists the Best Pi HATs for Every Project #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Oooooh, are those some Adafruit prods we see in this super helpful guide from Tom’s Hardware 🤓
There are hundreds, if not thousands of Raspberry Pi HATs on the market and most of them will work with any model of Pi that has 40 pins, which is every model from the 1A+ and 1B+ launched in 2014, though you’ll need to attach the pins to the Pi Zero.
To help you choose, we’ve listed the best Raspberry Pi HATs below, based on use case. These expansion boards can be used for everything from general learning to building arcade cabinets or implementing A.I.
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