6inch e-Paper HAT
6inch e-Paper is big size screen, the glass panel and FPC is fragile, please be careful when use it for developing. we recommend you to reinforce the FPC with scotch tape when developing. Please connect all the cables before powering the device, the device cannot support hot-plug.
There are two version, one is raw panel and another is HAT version. Driver board (IT8951) is required for raw panel, if you are the first time to buy this e-paper, recommend you to choose HAT version which come with the driver board.
Working with Raspberry Pi
- Hardware connection
- You should add the IT8951 Driver HAT on Raspberry Pi, communicating via SPI interface.
- You can also connecting by wires
|IT8951 Driver HAT||Raspberry Pi (BCM)||Description'|
|5V||5V||5V power input|
|MISO||P9||MISO Pin of SPI|
|MOSI||P10||MOSI Pin of SPI|
|SCK||P11||SCK Pin of SPI|
|CS||P8||Chip selection of SPI (Low active)|
|RST||P17||Reset pin (Low active)|
|HRDY||P24||Busy stats pin (Low when busy)|