Pimoroni Inky pHAT (ePaper/eInk/EPD) Black/White

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SKU: CE06382 Brand: Pimoroni
A low-energy, high-falutin, electronic paper (ePaper / eInk / EPD) display for your Pi!
$52.40 AUD, inc GST
$47.64 AUD, exc GST

In stock, ships same business day if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Fri, 19th of Apr

Quantity Discounts:

  • 6-12 $45.73 (exc GST)
  • 12+ $44.30 (exc GST)
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2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

Shipping:

  • $6+ Standard (5+ days*, tracked)
  • $10+ Express (2+ days*, tracked)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only - must order online*)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

A low-energy, high-falutin, electronic paper (ePaper / eInk / EPD) display for your Pi!

Inky pHAT's beautiful 212x104 pixel, the display is ideal for displaying simple graphics and crisply-rendered text and, because it's like paper, it's readable in bright sunlight.

Use Inky pHAT as a cute little clock, display tweets on it, the weather, news headlines, sports scores, and more. It's also ideal for graphing data from remote sensors, CPU load or temperature, or stock prices.

Note that Inky pHAT uses a new display now (as of early December 2017), and requires updated software. The new software automagically detects the display version, so should work interchangeably with the old and new displays.

Also note that a change to the Python library to support the new colours of display means that you'll need to put inkyphat.set_colour("red") just below the import inkyphat at the top of your code. Replace "red" with "yellow" or "black" depending on the colour of your Inky pHAT.

Features

  • 2.13" EPD display (212x104 pixels)
  • Inky pHAT pinout
  • Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3B+, 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, and Zero W
  • Python library
  • Comes fully assembled

Multi-colour EPD displays, like the ones on Inky pHAT, use ingenious electrophoresis to pull coloured particles up and down on the display. The coloured particles reflect light, unlike most display types, meaning that they're visible under bright lights. It takes approximately 15 seconds to refresh the display, with a typical 8mA current draw during refreshes. The black/white display can be refreshed much more quickly, in just a second or two.

Everything comes fully-assembled, and there's no soldering required! The display is securely stuck down to the Inky pHAT PCB and connected via a ribbon cable. Just pop Inky pHAT on your Pi and run our installer to get everything set up!

It'll work with any 40-pin version of the Pi, including Pi Zero and Pi Zero W.

Software

Pimoroni's Python library takes the stress out of displaying text and images on Inky pHAT, and our examples include a cute clock and weather display. Pimoroni has put together a one-line-installer for the Python library too, to make installation a little more straightforward.

Pimoroni's software does not support Raspbian Wheezy.

Notes

  • Overall dimensions: 65x30x8.5mm (WxHxD, depth includes header and display)
  • Display usable area dimensions: 48.5x23.8mm (WxH), 2.13" diagonal

Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

Products that weigh more than 0.5 KG may cost more than what's shown (for example, test equipment, machines, >500mL liquids, etc).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options (depends on the final destination - you can get a quote on the view cart page):

  • $3+ for Stamped Mail (typically 10+ business days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6+ for Standard Post (typically 6+ business days, tracked)
  • $10+ for Express Post (typically 2+ business days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (must order online and only pickup after we email to notify you the order is ready). Orders placed after 2PM may not be ready until the following business day.

Non-metro addresses in WA, NT, SA & TAS can take 2+ days in addition to the above information.

Some batteries (such as LiPo) can't be shipped by Air. During checkout, Express Post and International Methods will not be an option if you have that type of battery in your shopping cart.

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11+ for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16+ for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount will increase based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.

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