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Flick Large – Standalone 3D Tracking and Gesture Breakout

Flick Large – Standalone 3D Tracking and Gesture Breakout
Swipe, tap or flick your wrist to control your Raspberry Pi with the Flick pHAT. Flick Large is a 3D tracking and gesture board that lets you control your I²C enabled devices!

Price $44.00

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Flick uses technology that enables the PCB to detect your gestures from up to 15 cm away in 3D space. Draw a circle, swipe your hand – Flick will track it. Integrate Flick into your Raspberry Pi project to give you multiple ways of controlling it. Using the near-field gesture technology, you are able to hide your project behind non-conductive material (wood/acrylic) and still use Flick (please note however that mounting it may reduce the sensor range).

Plug and play functionality allows you to get up and running within minutes. Use our software libraries (complete with one line installer) to fully explore what you can do with Flick. Control your computer, TV, music system and more all with a Flick of the wrist!


  • Compatible with Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Arduino, Genuino or any I²C enabled device
  • 3D tracking
  • Gesture sensing up to 15cm
  • Touch and Tap sensing
  • Communicates with the Raspberry Pi via I²C
  • Full software libraries (fully open-source code)
  • No soldering required
  • Dimensions: 14.8 cm x 10.4 cm x 0.5 cm
  • Orange/green dual colour LED on board
  • CE and FCC tested


  • 1 Flick Large
  • 1 Jumper cable female to female
  • 1 Jumper cable female to male
  • 3 Stickers
  • 2 Info cards


  • Chip: MGC3130 3D Tracking and Gesture Controller
  • Detection range: 0 to 15 cm in ideal circumstances
  • Temperature Range: -20 ℃ to +85 ℃
  • Position Rate: 200 positions/sec
  • Spatial Resolution: up to 150 DPI
  • Proximity and Touch Sensing
  • Flick Large has a red/green dual color LED that can be driven using pins LED1 and LED2
  • Flick Large has level shifting on board so can work with any microcontroller with either 5 V or 3 V power and data signals
  • Compatible with the Hillstar Development Kit over USB on PC in order to use with a computer or to program new firmware onto the board.
  • Available gestures:
    • Swipe (east to west, west to east, north to south, south to north)
    • Tap and double tap (center, east, west, north, south)
    • Air wheel (clockwise, anti-clockwise) and touch (center, east, west, north, south)

Software for the Flick boards is available on GitHub

SKU 18533
Manufacturer Pi Supply


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