Pi 3B+ w/ Hyperpixle & lipo Shim


#1

Can anyone verify before I solder a Lipo Shim to the Pi 3B+ what is the output specs of the Lipo Shim, will it be able to power this combo of products?

Thank you
Bee


#2

The product page for the LIPO Shim says “Supplies up to 1.5A continuous current” https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/lipo-shim
A Pi 3B draws about 400ma when idle, https://www.raspberrypi.org/help/faqs/#topPower A 3B+ is likely close to that, maybe even a little more. It’s not listed though. That will go up when the Pi does any work like driving the display etc.
What current the hyperpixel draws isn’t listed? https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/hyperpixel Somebody from Pimoroni will have to supply that info.
My gut feeling is 1.5A is going to be iffy.