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Monochrome 0.96 128x64 OLED graphic display

SKU: ADA326

$32.50 AUD, inc GST
$29.55 AUD, exc GST
Monochrome 0.96 128x64 OLED graphic display
32.5 AUD

SKU: ADA326

$32.50 AUD, inc GST
$29.55 AUD, exc GST
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These displays are small, only about 1" diameter, but very readable due to the high contrast of an OLED display. This display is made of 128x64 individual white OLED pixels, each one is turned on or off by the controller chip. Because the display makes its own light, no backlight is required. This reduces the power required to run the OLED and is why the display has such high contrast; Adafruit really like this miniature display for its crispness!

This breakout can be used with either an SPI or I2C interface - selectable by soldering two jumpers on the back. The design is completely 5V-ready, with an onboard regulator and built in boost converter. It's easier than ever to connect directly to your 3V or 5V microcontroller without needing any kind of level shifter!

Adafruit have a detailed tutorial and example code in the form of an Arduino library for text and graphics. You'll need a microcontroller with more than 1K of RAM since the display must be buffered.

You can download Adafruit's SSD1306 OLED display Arduino library from github which comes with example code. The library can print text, bitmaps, pixels, rectangles, circles and lines. It uses 1K of RAM since it needs to buffer the entire display but its very fast! The code is simple to adapt to any other microcontroller.

Technical Details

EagleCAD PCB files, Fritzing, and datasheets available in the product tutorial

Dimensions:

  • PCB: 38mm x 29mm (1.5" x 1")
  • Screen: 25mm x 14mm
  • Thickness: 4mm
  • Weight: 8.5g
  • Display current draw is completely dependent on your usage: each OLED LED draws current when on so the more pixels you have lit, the more current is used. They tend to draw ~20mA or so in practice but for precise numbers you must measure the current in your usage circuit.
  • This board/chip uses I2C 7-bit address between 0x3C-0x3D, selectable with jumpers

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  1. Review by Peter verified purchaser
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    80

    Works with well with raspberry pi 3b via ic2 but I could not get it working with existing tutorials using SPI. (Posted on 28/02/2017)

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