I am using Rasberry pi 4 (4GB RAM version). What I am trying to do is be able to set the text of the matrix screen using a command or by calling a script (preferably in python). I am using a P10 32x16 matrix display (similar to this one, supports only white) which is connected to the TF-S6UW0 wifi/USB controller. The controller is connected to the Rasberry Pi with a USB.

Though, I should note that I am able to program the matrix using windows and the PowerLed LTS program, which is not the solution I want as I want it to run on Rasbian and using commands, not GUI's.

So far, I have tried many libraries including:

  1. rpi-rgb-led-matrix
  2. led-matrix-controller
  3. rpi-fb-matrix
  4. p10-led-panel

Though, none seemed to change the display's text.

  • Hello Panagiotis Iatrou, Welcome and nice to meet you. Ah, let me see. I googled and found your toy interesting. But I could not find any specification or user guide of the display controller. Can you give us a link please? Best Regards, Yours sincerely, Cheers. References: (1) AliBaba - WIFI USB-disk TF-S6UW0 LED Control Card P10 Single Dual Color Display Controller - US$10 jxjic.en.alibaba.com/product/60796953731-806546470/…, / to continue, ...
    – tlfong01
    Commented Feb 28, 2020 at 2:40
  • (2) YouTube TF-S6UW type Wifi card reset used in LED displays - 2018sep07 youtube.com/watch?v=u7n2gRJX8yY. - End of comment -
    – tlfong01
    Commented Feb 28, 2020 at 2:41
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    I also didn't find any guide on this toy and that's why I am asking the question. As I mentioned though, I am able to use it with Windows and the PowerLed app, but thats not the solution I want since it must run on radbian and by using commands or scripts Commented Feb 28, 2020 at 8:25
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    This guide is targeted for use with the app they provide. There doesn't seem to be support for coding it yourself : / Commented Feb 28, 2020 at 9:27
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    So I guess the only way around it is to just connect the matrix display directly to the GPIO's? Commented Feb 28, 2020 at 9:31


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