Tuesday, January 26, 2016

E-ink display Part I

Finally my e-ink display arrived and I had some time to test it.

At the first look it redraw the screen in about 1 second, consume very little when changing the display and nothing between the changes.

I will connect it to my battery operated Temperature and humidity sender so I can see the values during the sleep time.

E-ink aka E-paper display
  • Ultra low power consumption
  • Super wide viewing angle - near 180°
  • Extra thin & light
  • High Resolution
  • SPI interface
  • Four gray shade colors
  • All necessary component included
  • Integrating boosted circuit
  • Resolution: 172x72
  • Display thickness: 1.18mm
  • Display Dimension: 2.04inch,
  • Module dimension: 30.13x60.26mm
  • Pixel Pitch (mm): 0.28(H) X 0.28(V) / 95dpi
  • Contrast Ratio: 10:1
  • Display Color: 4 gray shade colors, White, Gray, Deep gray, Black
  • Refresh Time (room temp.): 1 sec
  • Interface: SPI
  • Operation Temperature: 0~50°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20~60°C
  • Module Weight: 15g
  • VCC 3.3V


  1. What is type/model number of e-ink or where to buy? Thanks.

  2. http://smart-prototyping.com/E-ink-E-paper-Display-module-3.3V-2.04-inch-177x72.html Check also the parr 2 and 3

  3. where i can get the syntax and program tutorial?

  4. I'm having a terrible time getting mine to work on the D1 mini, and D1... nothing so far. =(

    Anyone have any ideas?