OscarPi
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GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:07 am

Hello,
I am wondering which GPIO pins the Sense HAT uses, so I could use attach it to the Raspberry Pi with jumper wires and then use other GPIO pins.
Thanks!

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Re: GPIO Pins used

Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:56 am

Have a look for yourself

Schematics are here https://www.raspberrypi.org/wp-content/ ... T-V1_0.pdf
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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:29 pm

i found the resultion of the pdf not very good and so difficult to read.

I feel that all HATs and external devices must include a text file with the GPIO pinning and
I2C/SPI addresses. Then using other sensors etc would be much easier.

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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:55 pm

bonzadog wrote:i found the resultion of the pdf not very good and so difficult to read.
Eh? Opened in Acrobat reader and magnified to 150% gives a perfect rendering.
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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:56 pm

You can also see the pins at http://pinout.xyz/pinout/sense_hat

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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Tue Dec 08, 2015 2:06 am

@ karrika
Thanks for that - well worth looking at.
I feel that for every HAT the GPIO pins and I2C/SPI address should added to the documentation.

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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:01 am

Hi there,

Did someone succeed in connecting with jumper wires the sense hat to the pi? Based on the datasheet i plugged the following pins (GPIO.Board configuration) :

- 3,5,19,21,23,27,4,6,16,18,22,24 and 28.

After i added the famous "dtoverlay=rpi-sense" on the config.txt, let's say after every reboot, sometimes i get the "IMU not initialized" and sometimes the sensors work perfectly... (Even if the lsmod responds the same modules as a raspberry with the shield directly plugged on it).

Thank you guys for your help

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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:53 am

Hi.

For some reason, the pinout that works seems to be:

any ground pin
1, 2 - 3v and 5v power
3, 5 - BCM 2 and 3 - I2C
16, 18 - BCM 23 and 24 - Joystick
27, 28 - BCM 0 and 1 - EEPROM

:)

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Re: GPIO Pins used by Sense HAT

Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:35 am

DougieLawson wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:55 pm
bonzadog wrote:i found the resultion of the pdf not very good and so difficult to read.
Eh? Opened in Acrobat reader and magnified to 150% gives a perfect rendering.
As I wrote the resolution is notz not good even with magnification. But I will try another read.

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