Adafruit has announced the arrival and availability of the Pimoroni Inky wHAT ePaper display which offers, black and white and can be easily added to your projects you provide a low-power screen. Priced at just under $65 the Pimoroni Inky wHAT expands on the original Inky pHAT.
The latest ePaper display from Pimoroni now measures 4.2 inches in size and offers 5x the number of pixels, offering users a resolution of 400 x 300 pixels. Inky wHAT is compatible any 40-pin version of the RaspberryPi, including Pi Zero and Pi Zero W and measures 91.0mm x 77.0mm x 8.5mm in size.
Features of the Pimoroni Inky wHAT ePaper display include:
– 4.2″ EPD display (400×300 pixels)
– 40-pin female header to boost height for Pi B+, 2, 3, 3B+
– Standoffs to securely attach to your Pi
– Additional pins, including I2C and SPI, broken out
– Inky wHAT pinout
– Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3 B+, 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, and Zero W
– Python library
– Comes fully assembled
“Everything comes fully-assembled, so there’s no soldering required! The display is securely plonked down to the Inky wHAT and connected via a ribbon cable. Just pop Inky wHAT on your Pi and run their installer to get everything set up! The engineers at Pimoroni broke out some handy pins on the back of Inky wHAT, including I2C and SPI, letting you connect additional devices like breakouts and allowing you to show their data right on the display. Refreshing the display takes about 25 seconds.”
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