- Pimoroni designs, manufactures, and sells friendly products for Makers, Educators and Creatives. Founded in 2012 by Jon Williamson and Paul Beech, Pimoroni makes tech treasure for tinkerers. The company started just after Paul won a competition to design the Raspberry Pi logo. Supported by the Raspberry Pi community, as well as the wider Maker community, Pimoroni wants to bring electronics to a larger audience by making electronics accessible and attractive. Pimoroni has seen 80% growth each year since they started and currently employ over 30 people from their headquarters in Sheffield, in the northern UK. This growth has been sustained by selling internationally through more than 50 worldwide distributors. Pimoroni is the largest Adafruit reseller in the UK. When Kickstarter launched their UK site, Pimoroni's Picade (a kit to convert your Raspberry Pi into a desktop arcade machine) was their first project. Their name? Pimoroni stands for Pirate, Monkey, Robot, Ninja (Pi-Mo-Ro-Ni) and sounds like the name of an expensive Italian lager. It’s pronounced Pih-mo-row-knee. You’ll see the pirate (and his friends) pop up throughout our branding.

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MLX90640 Thermal Camera Breakout

The Pimoroni PIM365 is a thermal imaging camera breakout board that utilizes the sophisticated Melexis MLX90640 far-infrared camera sensor. Learn More

Flotilla Modules

Pimoroni's Flotilla modules are for beginners to savvy makers. Setup is quick and time saving for prototyping, training tool, code libraries, and more. Learn More

Raspberry Pi Zero W Project Kits

Pimoroni has developed an assortment of kits to leverage the newest board from the Raspberry Pi foundation. Learn More

CodeBug™ Programmable and Wearable Device

The CodeBug™, offered by Pimoroni, is built around Microchip’s PIC18F25K50 device, which offers the advantages of all PIC18 microcontrollers. Learn More

BBC micro:bit Evaluation Board

Supplied by Pimoroni, the micro:bit is designed around the Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 Bluetooth LE microcontroller. Learn More

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Pimoroni Keybow | Digi-Key Daily

Keybow from Pimoroni is an easy-to-build, solderless, do-it-yourself mini mechanical keyboard.

Pimoroni MLX90640 Thermal Camera Breakout | Digi-Key Daily

Pimoroni offers the MLX90640 thermal camera breakout, which makes using the Melexis MLX90640 far-infrared sensor array easy-to-use with the Raspberry Pi or Arduino.

Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Pimoroni PiCade | DigiKey

Kyle makes his plea to the red-suited guy for something extra special this holiday season.

Pimoroni Picade | Digi-Key Daily

Pimoroni’s Picade is a desktop retro arcade machine that comes with authentic arcade controls, a high-resolution four-by-three display that's ideal for retro gaming, and a punchy speaker to hear those 8-bit game soundtracks at their best.

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