A DIY E-Ink Calendar Powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero W

A DIY E-Ink Calendar Powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero W

E-ink displays are fantastic to look at, but come with two serious caveats. Most of them are monochrome, and they’re very slow to refresh. Multicolor e-ink displays are available, but they refresh even slower. That means they’re only suited to a handful of specific applications, like in e-readers. Another device that they’re perfect for is a digital calendar, and Redditor Heyninclicks built their own using a Raspberry Pi.


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