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Python library for driving Pimoroni Unicorn HAT HD

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Unicorn HAT HD http://shop.pimoroni.com/products/unicorn-hat-hd

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Installing

Manual install:

SPI needs to be enabled to communicate with the Unicorn Hat HD. If the SPI on your Pi is not enabled or you are unsure if it is:

sudo raspi-config nonint do_spi 0
sudo reboot

Library install for Python 3:

sudo apt-get install python3-pip python3-dev python3-spidev
sudo pip3 install unicornhathd

Library install for Python 2:

sudo apt-get install python-pip python-dev python-spidev
sudo pip install unicornhathd

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 apt-get install python-dev python-setuptools
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 SPI bus.

0.0.4

  • Added support for display addressing (for Ubercorn)

0.0.3

  • Deferred IO setup until first call to show
  • Changed sys.exit to ImportError for warning about missing dependencies

0.0.2

  • Tweaked Python package MANIFEST

0.0.1

  • Initial release

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