17. OLED Display

17.1. Introduction

It is an OLED display to show the data that you want to print. (Chinese is not supported)

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17.2. Characteristic


  • Designed in RJ11 connections, easy to plug.

17.3. Specification


Item Parameter
SKU EF05016
Connection RJ11
Type of Connection IIC
Working Voltage 3.3V
Size 0.96
Resolution Ratio 128×64

17.4. Outlook


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17.5. Quick to Start


Materials Required and Diagram


  • Connect the OLED module to IIC port in the Nezha expansion board as the picture shows.

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17.6. MakeCode Programming


Step 1

Click “Advanced” in the MakeCode drawer to see more choices.

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We need to add a package for programming, . Click “Extensions” in the bottom of the drawer and search with “PlanetX” in the dialogue box to download it.

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Note: If you met a tip indicating that the codebase will be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips say or build a new project in the menu.

Step 2

Code as below:

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Result

  • The numbers set display on the OLED screen.

17.7. Python Programming


Step 1

Download the package and unzip it: PlanetX_MicroPython

Go to Python editor

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We need to add oled.py for programming. Click “Load/Save” and then click “Show Files (1)” to see more choices, click “Add file” to add oled.py from the unzipped package of PlanetX_MicroPython.

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Step 2

Reference

from microbit import *
from oled import *

display = OLED1306()
display.set_text(0, 0, "hello")

Result

  • The OLED screen displays “Hello” after powering on.

17.8. Relevant File


17.9. Technique File