Picade X HAT USB-C - games console for Raspberry Pi - Pimoroni PIM462

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Overlay for Raspberry Pi created by Pimoroni. It allows you to create your own game console based on the popular minicomputer which is Raspberry Pi. It has been equipped with 2.54mm connectors, where you can connect joystick and buttons. There is a USB Type C connector on the board used to power the overlay and Raspberry Pi, so there is no need for an additional power supply for the minicomputer. The Picade X HAT also has a built-in I2S DAC / amplifier chip with 3 watts of output power. Any analog speaker can be connected to the terminal connector.
Picade X HAT USB-C - games console for Raspberry Pi - Pimoroni PIM462
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Manufacturer: PiMoroni
Compatibility: Raspberry Pi

Product description: Picade X HAT USB-C - game console overlay for Raspberry Pi - Pimoroni PIM462

An overlay forRaspberry Picreated byPimoroni. It allows you to createyour own game consolebased on the popular minicomputer such as Raspberry Pi. It has been equipped with2.54mmconnectors, where you can connectjoystickandbuttons.There is aUSB Type Cconnector on the board used to power the overlay and Raspberry Pi, so there is no need for an additional power supply for the minicomputer. The Picade X HAT also has a built-inI2S DAC / amplifier chip with 3 watts of output power. Any analog speaker can be connected to the terminal connector. The I2S DAC combines both channels of digital audio from the Raspberry Pi into a single mono output. It then goes through a 3W amplifier to power the connected speaker. The overlay allows you to connect a 4-position joystick, 6 player buttons, 4 utility buttons, and Pimoroni's Plasma button. The board also features a button to safely turn off the Raspberry Pi without damaging the microSD card. Press the button to turn on the Raspberry Pi, press and hold for 3 seconds to safely turn off the chip.

Picade X HAT USB-CPicade X HAT USB-C overlay for Raspberry Pi.
Nakładka Picade X HAT dla Raspberry PiPicade X HAT overlay for Raspberry Pi.

Main features of the Picade X HAT overlay

  • 3W amplifier DAC chip with I2S interface and terminal connector
  • Tact-switch type power switch and status LED
  • USB type C power connector (does not require separate power supply for Raspberry Pi)
  • 4-position joystick input
  • 6 player button inputs
  • 4 tool button inputs
  • Power switch input
  • Status LED output
  • Plasma button connector
  • Pinouts for power, I2C and 2 additional buttons
  • Compatible with all 40-pin versions of Raspberry Pi
  • Picade X HAT pinout description
  • Python library

Picade X HAT frontend software

The manufacturer has prepared a simple installer that will properly configure the Picade X HAT overlay, control and safe shutdown. In the terminal, type the following command to run the installer:

curl https://get.pimoroni.com/picadehat | bash

Once the installation is complete, restart the Raspberry Pi.The software does not work with Raspbian Wheezy.

Package width 9 cm
Package height 2.5 cm
Package depth 12 cm
Package weight 0.024 kg

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