- Raspberry Pi Foundation
Raspberry Pi DAC+ is a high-performance audio HAT compatible with any Raspberry Pi computer that has a 40-pin GPIO header. With the Texas Instruments PCM5122, it delivers stereo analogue audio to a pair of phono (RCA) connectors. It does not require external power, and connects directly to Raspberry Pi’s GPIO header with no need for soldering or cables. Previously known as IQaudio DAC+.
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The Raspberry Pi DAC+ is compatible with any Raspberry Pi computer that has a 40-pin GPIO header.
Form factor: 58 mm × 65 mm
Performance: Full high definition 24-bit 192kHz Texas Instruments PCM5122 digital audio codec (DAC)
Input power: Supplied by Raspberry Pi through the 40-pin GPIO header. No external power source required
- Power LED
- Analogue audio out (0-2V RMS) via panel-mounted stereo
- phono (RCA) sockets with MUTE signal (headphone detect)
- Dedicated headphone amplifier, output via 3.5mm panelmounted barrel socket
- 40-pin pass-through GPIO header
- HAT EEPROM write-enabled
Operating temperature: 0°C–50°C
Raspberry Pi DAC+ has undergone extensive compliance testing and meets the standards required in many countries. You can find all compliance information and regional certificates at pip.raspberrypi.com.
Raspberry Pi DAC+ will remain in production until at least January 2028.