Hat Pirate audio headphone from Pimoroni
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Hat Pirate audio headphone from Pimoroni

Ultimate audio player for Raspberry-Pi

  • Headphone output (3.5mm)
  • I2S amplifier (24 bits / 192 KHz)
  • 1.3" color LCD (IPS, 240x240)
  • 4 Tactile buttons
€22.42 (tax incl.) €18.53 (tax excl.)
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A Raspberry-Pi based  audio reader that you can tune upon your needs

This is the hackable headphone amp from Pimoroni! This Pirate Audio Headphone Amp has an I2S DAC, headphone amplifier, high-resolution display, playback control buttons and is designed for Raspberry-Pi.

Build your "iPod Nano" alike with the all-in-one Pirate Audio Headphone and offers a gorgeous album art display, track info and playback controls to your favorite activity : Listening Music. The Pirate Audio Headphone  can play your local audio files (MP3, FLAC, etc) or streaming music from Spotify.

The High-resolution DAC and headphone amplifier are selected to offer the best and crisp digital amplified audio through headphones.

Pirate Audio is a an audio boards for Raspberry Pi (you will need a Raspberry-Pi to use this product) with high-quality digital audio, beautifully IPS displays for album art, tactile buttons for playback control and our custom Pirate Audio software.
IPS displays offers great colors and wide angle of view.

Pimoroni provides an installer software and configuration setting notes to create a great media player for your desk (no battery/lipo support taken in charge by this board).


For each order, you will receive the Pirate Audio Headphone Amp fully assembled and tested. The Raspberry-Pi, SD Card, HeadPhone, etc are not included.

Technical details

  • Amplified digital audio (24-bit / 192KHz) over I2S
  • PAM8908 headphone amplifier chip (datasheet)
  • Low-gain / high-gain switch (high-gain boosts by 12dB)
  • PCM5100A DAC chip (datasheet)
  • 3.5mm stereo jack
  • 1.3" IPS colour LCD (240x240px) (ST7789 driver)
  • Four tactile buttons
  • Mini HAT-format board
  • Fully-assembled
  • Compatible with all 40-pin header Raspberry Pi models
  • Pirate Audio software
  • Dimensions: 65 x 30.5 x 9.5mm


Pimoroni provides us with complete software set, installation notes and configuration details.

Data sheet