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Sense HAT

Python module to control the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT

Features

The Sense HAT features an 8x8 RGB LED matrix, a mini joystick and the following sensors:

  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Magnetometer
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Barometric pressure

Install

Install the Sense HAT software by opening a Terminal window and entering the following commands (while connected to the Internet):

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sense-hat
sudo reboot

Usage

Hello world example:

from sense_hat import SenseHat

sense = SenseHat()

sense.show_message("Hello world!")

See the API reference for full documentation of the library's functions. See examples.

Development

This library is maintained by the Raspberry Pi Foundation on GitHub at github.com/RPi-Distro/python-sense-hat

See the changelog.

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