Sharp Memory LCDs and the Raspberry Pi

This weekend I ported my Arduino library for the Sharp Memory LCD breakout boards I’m selling to the Raspberry Pi. At the moment, I have the short demo running successfully although the code does need (and will be receiving) further improvement. However, it’s already great to see how smooth the demo runs on it, with […]

Different Memory LCDs Compared

Here’s a short video I’ve made so that you can compare the two different types of Sharp Memory LCD side-by-side. On the left is the 128 x 128 pixel HR-TFT type and on the right is the 96 x 96 pixel PNLC version. To quote from Sharp’s own literature: Sharp’s Polymer Networked Liquid Crystal (PNLC)-type […]

Small Memory LCD Breakout Board Details

This is the smaller of my two Memory LCD breakout boards and is designed for two different models of if Memory LCD: 96 x 96 pixel, 1.35″ Memory LCD 128 x 128 pixel, 1.28″ Memory LCD What Are Memory LCDs? Memory LCDs are the type of black & white, ultra low-power, ultra high-contrast displays used […]

Memory LCD Breakout Board Demo Video

Here’s a couple of videos of the small Memory LCD Breakout Board running a little demo I’ve written to show off it’s capabilities. The first video is a simple, static recording of the complete demo sequence, the second video moves the camera around in an attempt to illustrate the reflective qualities of the particular model […]