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Skywriter

This repository contains libraries and examples for the Pimoroni Skywriter boards.

Compatible with:

Installing Software

One-line Installer

We've created a super-easy installation script that will install all pre-requisites and get your HAT up and running in a jiffy. To run it fire up Terminal which you'll find in Menu -> Accessories -> Terminal on your Raspberry Pi desktop like so:

Finding the terminal

In the new terminal window type the following and follow the instructions:

curl -sS get.pimoroni.com/skywriter | bash

From PyPi (Stable)

Install smbus:

sudo apt install python3-smbus

Enable i2c:

sudo raspi-config nonint do_i2c 0

Install the library:

python3 -m pip install skywriter

From Source (Unstable/Latest)

Install smbus:

sudo apt install python3-smbus

Enable i2c:

sudo raspi-config nonint do_i2c 0

Install the library:

git clone https://github.com/pimoroni/skywriter-hat
cd skywriter-hat/python/library
python3 setup.py install

Documentation & Support

Skywriter to Pi Connection

You can use a full-sized Skywriter board with your Raspberry Pi and our library by mimicking the connections that the HAT users. They are as follows:

Skywriter Raspberry Pi
GND GND
TRFR GPIO 27
RESET GPIO 17
SCL GPIO 3 / SCL
SDA GPIO 2 / SDA
VCC 3V