Current meter based on ESP-12E and LTC4150

Victor Chew made a simple current meter based on ESP-12E, LTC-4150 and SSD1306 OLED module that measure the average current draw of a variable load accurately: The meter is powered by the micro-USB port on the ESP-12E. I soldered header pins onto the IN and OUT terminals of the LTC-4150. The whole idea is that […]

Tutorial: Adding the SSD1306 OLED screen to an Arduino logger (without a library)

Edward Mallon writes: While I loved the Nokia 5110 LCD’s readability in full sun, the pressure sensitivity was a real problem for the underwater units. So I started noodling around with some cheap OLED screens from eBay. With the exception of the init & XY functions (which are more complicated on the 1306 controller) the […]

SSD1306 and Python with the BeagleBone Black

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 bit on the long side, […]