The Robotics Masters Robo HAT MM1 is an open source robotics controller board for Raspberry Pi. It is education focused but works in many applications. The Robo HAT provides all the hardware you need in one simple, easy-to-use form factor. It removes the initial barriers to starting any robotics project.
With support for Adafruit CircuitPython and other libraries the Robo HAT is able to act as a single solution for all projects great and small.
The Robo HAT MM1 removes the need for buying lots of individual components by including them on the board. It can act as a PWM driver, provide on-board power through voltage regulators, and measure movement with the on-board IMU - all at the same time.
The wide compatibility with many open source software platforms such as CircuitPython means you can use all existing software for sensors while creating your project in the way that works best for you. The hardware schematics and software are fully open source.
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This is the latest stable release of CircuitPython that will work with the Robo HAT MM1 M4.
Start here if you are new to CircuitPython.
Built-in modules available: _pixelbuf, analogio, audiocore, audioio, audiomixer, audiomp3, bitbangio, board, busio, countio, digitalio, gamepad, i2cperipheral, math, microcontroller, neopixel_write, network, nvm, os, ps2io, pulseio, random, rotaryio, rtc, samd, storage, struct, supervisor, time, touchio, ulab, usb_hid, usb_midi
This is the latest unstable release of CircuitPython that will work with the Robo HAT MM1 M4.
Unstable builds have the latest features but are more likely to have critical bugs.
Built-in modules available: _pixelbuf, analogio, audiocore, audioio, audiomixer, audiomp3, bitbangio, board, busio, countio, digitalio, gamepad, i2cperipheral, math, microcontroller, neopixel_write, network, nvm, os, ps2io, pulseio, random, rotaryio, rtc, sdcardio, storage, struct, supervisor, time, touchio, ulab, usb_hid, usb_midi
Every time we commit new code to CircuitPython we automatically build binaries for each board and language. The binaries are stored on Amazon S3, organized by board, and then by language. Try them if you want the absolute latest and are feeling daring or want to see if a problem has been fixed.
All previous releases are listed on GitHub, with release notes, and are available for download from Amazon S3. They are handy for testing, but otherwise we recommend using the latest stable release. Some older GitHub release pages include the same binaries for downloading. But we have discontinued including binaries as assets on newer release pages because of the large number of files for each release.
Latest version: v3.10.0
The bootloader allows you to load CircuitPython, Makecode, and Arduino programs. The bootloader is not CircuitPython. You can check the current version of your bootloader by looking in the INFO_UF2.TXT file when the BOOT drive is visible (FEATHERBOOT, CPLAYBOOT, etc.).
To update, first save the contents of CIRCUITPY, just in case. Then double-click the reset button to show the BOOT drive. Drag the update-bootloader .uf2 file to the BOOT drive. Wait a few tens of seconds for the bootloader to update; the BOOT drive will reappear. Check INFO_UF2.TXT to verify that the bootloader version has been updated. Then you will need to reload CircuitPython.