PAH8005 Optical Heart Rate Detection PPG Sensor

The PAH8005 is a high performance and low power CMOS-based optical sensor integrated with a Green LED and Digital Signal Processor serving as a Heart Rate Detection sensor. It is based on optical technology which measures the variation blood in vessels.

Hello World

Import programPixArt_HR_Nordic_nRF51

PixArt HR main.cpp


Import libraryPXI_HR_Nordic

PixArt HR Library for Nordic nRF51.




The PAK8005H1 is an ARM mbed and Adruino enabled development board for use with mbed enabled platforms. This development board is suitable for use with developing application using PAH8005 as the Heart Rate Monitor Sensor.

The development here is based on Nordic nRF51 DK.

For more information on how to setup and run the PAH8005 with nRF51 DK, please also visit the Wiki Page:

In addition, we have also tested it on Nucleo, NXP/Freescale Platforms. Please see Tested Platforms for more compatible platforms. Do not see your platform of choice? Please let us know.

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Where to Buy

North America:

WPG America (Distributor)


Taiwan and China:

AIT Group (Distributor)


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