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Pimoroni pHAT DAC for Raspberry Pi Zero


$20.00 AUD, inc GST
$18.18 AUD, exc GST

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Pimoroni pHAT DAC for Raspberry Pi Zero
20 AUD


$20.00 AUD, inc GST
$18.18 AUD, exc GST
4 reviews 0 5 5


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If music be the food of love, play on. But make sure you use this super little pHAT DAC to get the best out of your Raspberry Pi audio!

The pHAT DAC provides a super affordable high-quality DAC for the Raspberry Pi. Pumping out 24-bits at 192KHz of audio goodness from the Raspberry Pi's I2S interface on the 2x20 pin GPIO header. Since it's digital audio, it sounds really good, much better than the onboard analog audio. The 3.5mm stereo jack comes soldered onto the board already.

Though designed to match the format of the Raspberry Pi Zero it is compatible with all 40-pin GPIO Raspberry Pi variants (2/B+/A+).


  • 24-bit audio at 192KHz
  • Line out stereo jack
  • pHAT format board
  • Uses the PCM5102A DAC to work with the Raspberry Pi I2S interface

Kit includes: Assembled pHAT DAC & 2x20 0.1" female GPIO header, some light soldering is required to attach the header on, or you can of course solder the pHAT right onto the Pi Zero

At the heart of pHAT DAC is Texas Instrument's PCM5102A stereo audio DAC chip. Raspberry Pi not included!

Technical Details

For pointers on how to set up your pHAT DAC, check out Pimoroni's tutorial!

For product support, replacement parts and warranty for Pimoroni products visit the Pimoroni forum or contact Pimoroni directly.

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Product Comments

Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Paul verified purchaser

    Great DAC and cheap too. Sound amazing only limit is the volume which has to be done in software. pair with my pi zero it is great using music box. (Posted on 28/02/2018)

  2. Review by Dylan verified purchaser

    nice and easy to use and good price, though doesn't have audio input as some other hats do (Posted on 22/01/2018)

  3. Review by daniel verified purchaser

    This on a PiZeroW sounds remarkably better than the audio on an RPi2s 3.5mm output.

    Both running Volumio. A very slick piece of audio player software.

    If i wasnt so far down the SONOS hardware hole, Volumio + PhatDAC would be my alternative.

    https://volumio.org/ (Posted on 24/11/2017)

  4. Review by Gary verified purchaser

    Well made, installed very easily, top gear (Posted on 30/08/2017)

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