April 22, 2021

Raspberry Pi Pimoroni Drum HAT Now Available From Adafruit

Pimoroni Drum HAT

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking to create a little music using their pocket mini PC might be interested to know that the Pimoroni Drum HATIs now available to purchase directly from the online Adafruit website priced at $15.

The Pimoroni Drum HAT features 8 touch sensitive buttons together with 8 LEDs that can be left to light up automatically, or can be controlled with a little-coding.

The Drum HAT is compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, Zero, B+, and A+ (any Pi with a 2×20 connector) and comes fully assembled with a treasure trove of examples to get you started. Adafruit explains a little more :

With the Pimoroni Drum HAT you can play music in Python, control software drum synths on your Pi, take control of hardware drum machines, or just build it into an elaborate drum-controlled project! This HAT comes with 8 finger-sized capacitive touch sensor drum pads. Each pad on Drum HAT can be individually watched in Python and hooked up to whatever mad-cap contraption or project you can imagine.

To purchase your Raspberry Pi Pimoroni Drum HAT jump over to the official Adafruit online store 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.

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