Qwiic SHIM for Raspberry Pi Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further

For more information, check out the resources below:

Now that you have your Qwiic SHIM ready to go, it's time to check out some of Qwiic enabled products.

SparkFun Qwiic dToF Imager - TMF8820

SparkFun Qwiic dToF Imager - TMF8820

SEN-19036
$19.95
Person Sensor by Useful Sensors

Person Sensor by Useful Sensors

SEN-21231
$9.95
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MyoWare 2.0 Muscle Sensor Development Kit

MyoWare 2.0 Muscle Sensor Development Kit

KIT-21269
$149.95
2
Raspberry Pi 5 Basic Kit - 4GB

Raspberry Pi 5 Basic Kit - 4GB

KIT-23616
$94.95

If you are unsure what Qwiic devices to start with, check out the Qwiic SHIM Kit Hookup Guide for Raspberry Pi with a 9DoF and SerLCD for more information.

Qwiic SHIM Kit for Raspberry Pi Hookup Guide

February 16, 2021

Get started with the Serial LCD with RGB backlight and 9DoF IMU (ICM-20948) via I2C using the Qwiic system and Python on a Raspberry Pi! Take sensor readings and display them in the serial terminal or SerLCD.

But I Already Have Sensors!

If you already have a handful of SparkFun sensors and parts? SparkFun has been putting our standard GND/VCC/SDA/SCL pinout on all our I2C boards for many years. This makes it possible to attach a Qwiic Adapter that will get your SparkFun I2C sensor or actuator onto the Qwiic system.

Here is the list of the boards that have the standard I2C pinout and will work with the Qwiic adapter board:

Check out this related tutorial:

Raspberry Pi SPI and I2C Tutorial

October 29, 2015

Learn how to use serial I2C and SPI buses on your Raspberry Pi using the wiringPi I/O library for C/C++ and spidev/smbus for Python.