Good ol’ SSD1306
The SSD1306 is a popular OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) display controller used in many microcontroller projects. This display controller is well known for its high contrast and clear display, making it a great choice for applications that require a simple and easy-to-read display. In this blog post, we will explore the features and capabilities of the SSD1306, and why it has become so popular for microcontroller projects.
First, let’s talk about OLED displays in general. OLED displays are made up of organic materials that emit light when a voltage is applied. This makes OLED displays incredibly thin, light, and flexible, compared to traditional LCD displays. The high contrast and clear display of OLED displays makes them ideal for use in small and portable devices, such as wearables and handheld devices.
The SSD1306 is a driver IC (Integrated Circuit) that is used to control OLED displays. It is capable of driving 128×64 pixel displays, and supports a range of communication interfaces, including I2C and SPI. The SSD1306 also has a built-in charge pump that provides the necessary voltage to drive the OLED display, eliminating the need for an external voltage boost circuit. This makes it easy to integrate the SSD1306 into microcontroller projects, without the need for additional components.
One of the key advantages of the SSD1306 is its support for a range of microcontroller platforms. This display controller is compatible with a wide range of microcontroller platforms, including Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and ESP8266. This compatibility makes it easy to use the SSD1306 in a wide range of projects, and to integrate it into existing projects.
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