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VISUALIZING VALUES ON AN OLED DISPLAY

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Posted on Nov. 26, 2017



Beginner
1 Hour

Introduction


There will come a time when you want to consume values from The Things Network. One way would be to include it into your Home automation solution (like Home Assistant) or showing it on a website. In this how-to we go the hardware way. An ESP8266 development board, a 0.96" 128x64 OLED and some cables will be all you need.

As we are going to use Micropython to programm the controller the obvious choice for the board would be a LoPy. Sorry, only WiFi and MQTT because for the price of one LoPy we would be able to build around 10 ESP8266-based unit for displaying something.