Qwiic Transparent OLED HUD Hookup Guide
Clear screens are no longer a thing of the Sci-Fi world! The Qwiic Transparent OLED HUD (Head Up Display) is SparkFun's answer to all of your futuristic transparent HUD needs. While you can see through the display, each segment is area colored, meaning that while no one segment can change colors, there are different colored segments on the display.
To follow along with this tutorial, you will need the following materials. You may not need everything though depending on what you have. Add it to your cart, read through the guide, and adjust the cart as necessary.
The Transparent OLED HUD requires quite a bit of RAM, so you'll need a microcontroller with at least 5500 bytes of RAM to control everything. Check out the below for some possible options.
Now to get into the Qwiic ecosystem, the key will be using a Qwiic shields to match your preference of microcontroller. In this tutorial, we'll be using Qwiic-to-breadboard adapter cable. You will also need a cable to upload code to your microcontroller.
If you aren't familiar with the Qwiic system, we recommend reading here for an overview.
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We would also recommend taking a look at the following tutorials if you aren't familiar with them.