Questions tagged [eink]

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How to send data to a Pervasive eink display via Python?

I got a 5.8" eink display from Pervasive Displays and cannot get it to work, I feel that only a little bit is missing. After a lot of struggle I managed to run it via their sample C code, but the ...
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Using the Kindle ed060xd4 eink display with a raspberry pi when the kindle itself is broken

Now, there have been a handful of posts about this. Most sadly point to kindleberry. Which from my understanding only works if the ereader itsself still works. I have a working kindle eink display ...
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Show data from USB to eink bonnet [closed]

So I have a RPI with a adafruit 2.13 eink bonnet installed onto my GPIO pins. Then I have a gearmo USB-RS232 serial converter plugged into my USB port then the RS232 connection is on a GPS receiver. I ...
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Battery supplied e-ink photo frame with scheduled wakeup time

I am building a raspberrypi zero eink photoframe. My aim is to create a photo frame that I would be able to put on the wall without cables hanging around, battery powered. In order to achieve this I ...
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Waveshare e-paper demo not working - Raspberry Pi Zero W 1.1

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W 1.1 and I bought this e-paper HAT and monitor combo from waveshare I have Installed Raspberry Pi OS headless and configured everything according to this official wiki ...
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Changing the code for the "Waveshare" e-paper display

I've put together quite a nice little ePaper display clock with the Raspberryp Pi Zero W running Buster. I'm using the Waveshare 6" kit (display and controller board). Has anyone here had any ...
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Can any e-ink display be used as a monitor for raspberry pi?

I want to use my raspberry pi as a normal pc / tablet substitute, just for reading purposes with calibre. But instead of connecting it to a normal LCD display, I want to connect it to an e-ink display....
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E ink hat for Raspberry Pi 4B

Is there any E ink display hat for the Raspberry Pi 4? I have been searching for a while but can't seem to find one.
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Driver for HelTec E-Ink display

I was given this SPI e-ink / e-paper display from HelTec and am trying to make it work with RPi. Apparently there’s a driver for Arduino but I would very much prefer to connect it directly to RPi and ...
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Inky pHAT compatibility issues with Raspberry Pi 4B

I've bought a Raspberry Pi Model 4B for a few different projects, one of which is to use an Inky pHAT display (as seen on The Pi Hut) on it. When the display arrived, I attached it to the Pi's GPIO ...
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e-ink display ghost image

There is a ghost image (not sure if that is the right term) on my e-ink display from waveshare: Is there any way I can fix this, or do I have to replace the display? The ghosting appeared after ...
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Could I use Processing.py to display text and shapes on a Waveshare ePaper display?

I am new to Raspberry Pi and programming in general. I have very basic knowledge on Processing.py and I would like to know is it possible I could use this library to display shapes and text on a ...
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GUI on an E-Ink display?

I'm currently working on a horticultural project with my Raspberry Pi. I have a fair amount of my project sorted out but still have a rather major part of the project to undergo which is the ...
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E-ink display with driver

I want to buy an e-ink display (4 inches or more) that could be driven by RPi3. I need to show on display a simple web app written in Django (a to do list with a minimal design) which not required an ...
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E-ink display as a monitor

I have written a web app using Django. I want to build a device with my raspberry which is always connected to this web app, and shows the result on an e-ink display. I have seen different videos, but ...
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How to interface raspberry pi with kindle replacement screen

I'm leaving this here for others that may be looking for this. IT CAN'T BE DONE You need an ASIC (Applicaiton-Specific Integrated Circuit) to drive the display. IT CAN BE DONE - read the comments ...
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Can PaPiRus serve as normal display for Raspberry Pi? (ePaper / eInk Screen HAT)

Can PaPiRus - ePaper / eInk Screen HAT for Raspberry Pi - work as normal default display? I would be happy to see terminal when Linux is booting and later login and use terminal. Starting X would be ...
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Connecting Kindle's E Ink display to Raspberry Pi B+

I have a broken Amazon Kindle with working E Ink display. Is it possible to connect it to Raspberry Pi B+?
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