Adom Kwabena

Electrical Engineer, Maker, Tinkerer

Tag: C

SSD1322 OLED Fun: Part Two

In part one of this series we explored how to generate resources for the SSD1322 OLED driver chip from Solomon Systech. In this post we’ll dive deeper into the inner workings of the SSD1322 OLED driver chip. We’ll also utilize the resources we generated in the previous post in a simple example. We’ll use a display manufactured by NewHaven Display to test our code. However our code should work for other displays based on the SSD1322. Let’s dive in!

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SSD1322 OLED Fun: Part One

Character LCDs are great for building simple embedded interfaces, they are simple to use and cheap. I use character LCDs in most of my own projects and experiments. However, character LCDs are somewhat limited. It’s hard if not impossible to display an image or a logo on the screen and you’re often stuck with the same font built into the display. Unlike character displays, graphical displays provide more flexibility and will let you display images and custom fonts. In this post I’ll talk about working with a graphical OLED display. The display I’ll talk about uses the SSD1322 driver chip from Solomon Systech.

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