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Display-o-Tron 3000 Driver

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Hardware Requirements

You'll need to enable spi.

sudo raspi-config

Then head into Advanced Options -> SPI -> Yes.

And i2c.

sudo vim /etc/modprobe.d/raspi-blacklist.conf

And comment out ( place a # before ):

blacklist i2c-bcm2708

Reboot to make these changes take effect.

Software Requirements

Next you should install python-smbus and python-dev via apt:

sudo apt-get install python-smbus python-dev

And pip, if you don't have it:

sudo apt-get install python-pip

Then install st7036 and sn3218 using pip:

sudo pip install st7036 sn3218



import dot3k.lcd as lcd
lcd.write('Hello World!')


import dot3k.backlight as backlight


import dot3k.joystick as joystick
def handle_joystick_up(pin):
print("Joystick up!")


* Breaking changes with plugin compatibility vs version 1.1
* Many fixes to redraw calls
* Plugin redraw method is now passed the "menu" instance


* Fix for joystick on Rev 1 Pi


* Initial Release

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