Raspberry Pi Sense HAT

The Raspberry Pi Sense HAT allows you to add motion and environmental sensors, including temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure to your Raspberry Pi setup.

The Sense HAT is an add-on board for the Raspberry Pi that includes a variety of motion and environmental sensors. It was originally designed for the AstroPi educational project and flew onboard the International Space Station in 2015.

This HAT attaches directly to your Raspberry Pi and can be controlled, and data from the sensors read, with Python.

Sense HAT Key Features:
  • Attaches directly to Raspberry Pi board
  • 8x8 RGB LED matrix on top of the board, controllable with Python
  • Includes joystick control
  • Included sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Temperature, Humidity, Barometric pressure
  • No separate power supply is required
  • Sensors and LED matrix are accessible/controllable with Python

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Product Specifications

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Device compatibility
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and A series boards
  • Raspberry Pi 4 B series boards