TI EPD BoosterPack (Extension Kit)

To get started with ePaper development, you will need a display and this extension board. The EPD extension board supports driving PDI's 1.44, 2, and 2.7 inch E-Paper display (EPD) modules. This extension board provides two 10 pins socket is able to stack on Texas Instruments LaunchPad as a BoosterPack and one 20 pins header to connect with your product or development kit driving EPD via SPI interface by provided cable.

Visit this EPD BoosterPack on Texas Instruments offical website

Features

  • Starter board to work with EPD
  • Supports driving 1.44", 2" or 2.7" EPD Panels
  • On board 8M bits serial flash memory and temperature sensor
  • VCC input voltage is available from 10V to 3V
  • Direct connect socket for Texas Instruments LaunchPad
  • 20 input/output headers at front side bridge to any development/evaluation kit or product
  • Documentation for Panels and driving waveform
  • Source code for simple demonstration programs

Kit Contents

1.44" EPD Extension Kit
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2" EPD Extension Kit
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2.7" EPD Extension Kit
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Model Name SK014AS0T1 SG020AS0T2/SG020AS0T1 SM027AS0T2/SM027AS0T1
Description 1.44" EPD
with Extension board
2" EPD
with Extension board
2.7" EPD
with Extension board
Kit Contents EPD Extension kit with 1.44 inch ePaper display EPD Extension kit with 2.0 inch ePaper display EPD Extension kit with 2.7 inch ePaper display

Tutorial

TI E2E community: Interfacing ePaper BoosterPack with MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad 

View on YouTube


Pin Assignment

Pin No. Description Pin No. Description
1 VCC 10-3.3V 11 PANEL_ON
2 LED1 12 DISCHARGE
3 UART_RX 13 BORDER_CONTROL
4 UART_TX 14 SPI_MISO
5 SW2 15 SPI_MOSI
6 TEMPERATURE 16 RST/SBWTDIO
7 SPI_CLK 17 TEST/SBWTCK
8 BUSY 18 FLASH_CS
9 PWM 19 /EPD_CS
10 /RESET 20 GND

Schematic & Gerber

Title Type Size Date
EPD Extension board_Schematic_Gerber_v05 EPD Extension board_Schematic_Gerber_v05 888KB 02-Sep-2013
  • Front view:
    Extension board front view
  • Rear view:
    Extension board rear view
  • Texas Instruments LaunchPad
  • Arduino Leonardo/ Uno/ Mega
  • Silicon Labs / Energy Micro Gecko
  • Atmel SAM4L Xplained Pro

Texas Instruments LaunchPad

Click here for more information about TI LaunchPad MSP-EXP430G2.

EPD BoosterPack with TI MSP430 LaunchPad


Download Firmware code: 
Title Type Size Date
EPD Extension Board v1.11 for TI LaunchPad (TI CCS v5.5) EPD Extension Board v1.11 for TI LaunchPad (TI CCS v5.5) 701KB 09-Mar-2014


Having trouble to get EPD works with this kit? Click below flowchart for troubleshooting.
troubleshooting of EPD extension kit

Arduino Leonardo/ Uno/ Mega

Extension kit with Arduino Leonardo
The source code and documents for Energia and Arduino are provided on Repaper Community which is hosted by GitHub.
Please follow the Pin Assignment to bridge with your Arduino board.
You can also download this version that based on the driving code of [EPD Extension Board for TI LaunchPad (TI CCS v5.5)].

Silicon Labs / Energy Micro Gecko

Click here for more information about EFM32 Giant Gecko Starter Kit (EFM32GG-STK3700).
How to Drive an Electronic Paper Display (EPD) with EFM32 Extension kit with Silicon Labs Giant Gecko EFM32-GG

Download Firmware code:
Title Type Size Date
EPD Extension Board v1.00 for SiliconLabs EFM32 Giant Gecko (IAR) EPD Extension Board v1.00 for SiliconLabs EFM32 Giant Gecko (IAR) 10.6MB 10-Jul-2013

Atmel SAM4L Xplained Pro

Extension kit with Atmel SAM4L Xplained Pro

Download Firmware code:
Title Type Size Date
EPD Extension Board v1.00 for Atmel Xplained Pro (Atmel Studio 6) EPD Extension Board v1.00 for Atmel Xplained Pro (Atmel Studio 6) 1573KB 17-Jun-2013
  • Load image, Draw line, square, circle by given position
  • Slide show
  • Direct ASCII (partial update)
  • Other functions (reload, clear memory, show temperature...)

EPD Kit Tool user interface

Having trouble to get EPD works with EPD Kit Tool? Click below flowchart for troubleshooting.
troubleshooting of EPD extension kit

Revision Title Type Size Date
Quick start 01
EPD Extension Kit Quick Start Guide EPD Extension Kit Quick Start Guide 209KB 02-Jul-2013
Installer 1.0 EPD Kit Tool v1.0 Installer EPD Kit Tool v1.0 Installer 3285KB 17-Jun-2013
User manual 02
EPD Extension Kit User manual v02 EPD Extension Kit User manual v02 1830KB 16-Jun-2013
Source code 1.0 EPD Kit Tool source code v1.00 (Microsoft Visual Studio) EPD Kit Tool source code v1.00 (Microsoft Visual Studio) 158KB 17-Jun-2013