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Micro Dot pHAT Driver

Project description

Micro Dot pHAT https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/microdot-phat

Micro Dot pHAT is an unashamedly old school LED matrix display board, with up to 30x7 pixels, using the Lite-On LTP-305 matrices. Perfect for building a retro scrolling message display or a tiny 30 band spectrum analyser.

Installing

Manual install:

Library install for Python 3:

on Raspbian:

sudo apt-get install python3-microdotphat

other environments:

sudo pip3 install microdotphat

Library install for Python 2:

on Raspbian:

sudo apt-get install python-microdotphat

other environments:

sudo pip2 install microdotphat

Development:

If you want to contribute, or like living on the edge of your seat by having the latest code, you should clone this repository, cd to the library directory, and run:

sudo python3 setup.py install

(or sudo python setup.py install whichever your primary Python environment may be)

In all cases you will have to enable the i2c bus.

Unofficial / Third-party libraries

0.2.1

  • BugFix: Call setup within set_brightness, fixes #20

0.2.0

  • BugFix: Defer setup to avoid import side effects
  • BugFix: Reset scroll X and Y to zero when cleared
  • Feature: Added Japanese text support

0.1.3

  • Added __version__ string to module
  • Added degrees symbol
  • Added mirroring: flip display left to right
  • Added DocStrings

0.1.2

  • Added set_decimal for toggling decimal places
  • Replaced clear_on_exit with set_clear_on_exit method
  • Added support for 180 degree rotation

0.1.1

  • Added set_brightness

0.1.0

  • Vertical scrolling
  • Tweaks to write_string

0.0.1

  • Initial Release

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