Archive for the ‘OLED’ Category

Gnat-Stats, Tiny OLED PC performance monitor

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Rupert Hirst writes: After a recent purchase of a Nvidia GTX1080 graphics card, 4k monitor plus Doom(2016), I thought it would be great to see some external telemetry... from my exorbitant purchase. Then, I Stumbled upon on Psyrax's "Serialmonitor" GitHub repository! Armed with an Arduino ProMicro plus a 128x64 pixel OLED...

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Double RC servo tester with OLED display

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Dan blogged about his Servo tester with OLED display project: The problem is simple: I need to have a reliable and easy to use servo tester, that I can use to test/play with a standard RC servo or ESC or anything else that uses the same control protocol. This necessity has...

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OLED watch is alive!

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Jared Sanson posted an update on his OLED watch. He writes: Here's a few features of my firmware: USB HID Communication (No PC drivers required!) Watch face for telling the time (Kind of required...) Date & Upcoming events Accelerometer reading RTOS Kernel debug info And some features planned for the future:...

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SSD1306 and Python with the BeagleBone Black

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Ethan Zonca of Protofusion writes: The SSD1306 is an OLED display made with SPI and I2C interfaces. With a simple Python library I adapted (a modified version of py-gaugette), it is easy to render text, images (from bitmaps of pretty much any format), progress bars, etc. This guide is a...

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Alarm clock using an OLED

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Markus Gritsch writes: Inspired by this and this  wrist watch, I decided to build yet another iteration of my bedside table alarm clock, this time using an OLED. As a first step I made a handy breakout board for an 1.3" 128x64 OLED. The rest is soldered together on a perfboard....

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Posted in clock, OLED | 2 Comments »

FriedCircuits inline voltage/current tester board

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Edouard gives us a preview of the new version of the in-line voltage/current tester board by FriedCircuits. He reports that the board is also compatible with the OLED Backpack (requires separate USB power source.) Via the contact form.

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Posted in measurement, OLED, open source, testing | 4 Comments »

USB Tester OLED backpack update

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

William at MobileWill posted an update on his USB Tester OLED backpack we covered previously: There is a new firmware update for the USB Tester OLED Backpack. This update completely redesigns the display and makes use of the button. You can find the update on github.  If you need directions on how...

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Poorman’s OLED test jig

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Baoshi has designed and built this OLED test jig using pogo pins:  I made an inquiry on Dangerous Prototypes forum asking for an ideas about how to make a test jig for the panel. Less than a hour later I received a replay from matseng. He suggested me to use...

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USB Tester OLED backpack

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

William Garrido writes, "I released the USB Tester OLED Backpack today and thought it would be good for you guys to post up. It is an add on for the USB Tester for measuring voltage and current. With the OLED you don't even need a DMM and can view the...

Posted in measurement, OLED, USB | 7 Comments »

Mini I2C OLED Display with just 4 connections

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Joshua Jach has developed and released his mini I2C OLED display. The project, which has been fully funded via KickStarter, provides a simple way to interface MCUs to a small Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Display based on the SSD1306 driver. The OLED Module is controlled via I2C fast-mode, with a...

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Library for OLED displays using SSD1306 chipset

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

[embed][/embed] Library for OLED displays based on the SSD1306 chipset. It was developed for the PIC32 and PIC24 microcontrollers used on the ORbit16 development boards, but it should be easy to port any PIC24/32 project. I've uploaded a new library and a new demo for using the OLED display on...

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Posted in OLED, open source, PIC | 5 Comments »

SSD1308 OLED interface AVR library for Arduino/Teensy

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Our forum regular Marcus posted a SSD1308 OLED interface library and pin connections to get you started with your Arduino/Teensy OLED projects. The display is a 0.96'' 128 x 64 dot matrix that can be interfaced though both I2C or SPI interfaces, the library Marcus provides is SPI only and...

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Accelerometer controlled OLED 3D cube

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Markus used an MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer to detect the direction of the gravity in this cool demo: I am using the MMA7455L breakout board to control a 3D cube displayed on a (SPI-modified Seeedstudio) OLED display. My MMA7455L library is available in the forum. Get the MMA7455L breakout board for...

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DEMO: 96×16 OLED display

Monday, December 13th, 2010

It has been a while since a demonstration was posted. We whipping up new projects for you like the USB LCD backpack, HVP adapter, Buspirate v4 prototype, breakout boards, and several other project that are TOP-SECRET but will be released soon! Now that everything is at to manufacturing, we have some time off for...

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Experimenting with home lab OLED development

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 Jeri Ellsworth, developer of the FPGA-based Commodore C64 emulator game console, discusses the science behind OLEDs and demonstrates how to construct rudimentary examples at home. Via Adafruit.

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Clickable OLED display with ATMEGA32

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The Teeny AVR Media Thing is a 96x64 OLED display with a click screen interface. It plays video and renders 3D graphics from an AVR32 ATMEGA32 8bit microcontroller.

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Posted in AVR, OLED | 2 Comments »

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  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!