Adafruit has today announced the arrival of the Raspberry Pi Zero Pimoroni pHAT BEAT which is equipped with a high-quality, digital, amplified, stereo audio and 16 beautiful little RGB LEDs, in two rows of 8.
The six buttons on the edges of pHAT BEAT are linked direct to Raspberry Pi Zero GPIO, and can be used for whatever your Pi project might require although Pimoroni has included a few suggestions and printed rewind, play/pause, fast-forward, volume up and down, and power on the board for help.
The Raspberry Pi Zero Pimoroni pHAT BEAT board is now available to purchase direct from the and fruit online store and is priced at $19.95
• Dual I2S DAC/amplifiers for stereo audio (MAX98357A)
• 3W per channel
• 2x push fit speaker terminals
• DIP switch to select blended mono or stereo modes
• 16 RGB LED pixels (APA102) in 2 rows of 8
• 6 edge-mounted push buttons
• pHAT BEAT pinout
• Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, Zero W
• Software installer and ALSA VU meter plugin
• Python library
• Female header requires soldering
For more information on the Raspberry Pi Zero Pimoroni pHAT BEAT jump over to the Adafruit website for details and to purchase via the link below. If you enjoy building Pi projects you might be interested in our comprehensive list of Raspberry Pi displays, HATS and small screens.