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CircuitPython displayio driver for SSD1608-based ePaper displays

Dependencies

This driver depends on:

Please ensure all dependencies are available on the CircuitPython filesystem. This is easily achieved by downloading the Adafruit library and driver bundle.

Usage Example

"""Simple test script for 1.54" 200x200 monochrome display.

Supported products:
  * Adafruit 1.54" Monochrome ePaper Display Breakout
    * https://www.adafruit.com/product/4196
  """

import time
import board
import displayio
import adafruit_ssd1608

displayio.release_displays()

# This pinout works on a Feather M4 and may need to be altered for other boards.
spi = board.SPI() # Uses SCK and MOSI
epd_cs = board.D9
epd_dc = board.D10
epd_reset = board.D5
epd_busy = board.D6

display_bus = displayio.FourWire(spi, command=epd_dc, chip_select=epd_cs, reset=epd_reset,
                                 baudrate=1000000)
time.sleep(1)

display = adafruit_ssd1608.SSD1608(display_bus, width=200, height=200, busy_pin=epd_busy)

g = displayio.Group()

f = open("/display-ruler.bmp", "rb")

pic = displayio.OnDiskBitmap(f)
t = displayio.TileGrid(pic, pixel_shader=displayio.ColorConverter())
g.append(t)

display.show(g)

display.refresh()

print("refreshed")

time.sleep(120)

Contributing

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Documentation

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