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Electronics meet my MOOLED

Discussion in 'Modding' started by coorz, 30 Dec 2005.

  1. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    So what's a MOOLED? Basically a Matrix Orbital (MO) MX232 USB LCD with an OLED make-over, ok i know you can buy these now, but hey where's the fun!
    Actually i stumbled upon it by accident as i noticed the OLED module being exact the same size and pin layout as the MO LCD.
    pix!

    In the very beginning there was..
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    The OLED module, first wired and tested to be really HD44780 compliant. It is.
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    Side by side
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    Separated! Notice the OLED module being very thin.
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    Equipment, my AOYUE hot-air de/solderstation and that heated tin-sucker(?) what a brilliant invention!
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    OLED module joined to the USB backpack
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    And yes it works! Quite nice i must say this OLED stuff, super viewing angle. Green on a deep black background.
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    How's that for a little fun :wink:
     
  2. doryakov

    doryakov What's a Dremel?

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    where did you buy it?
     
  3. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    ebay
     
  4. Wolfe

    Wolfe What's a Dremel?

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  5. Hazer

    Hazer In time,you too will be relixalated

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    Sweet.
     
  6. Turbokeu

    Turbokeu Minimodder

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    Great find Coorz!
    They are beautiful!

    Prettig Nieuwjaar!

    CD :)
     
  7. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    nice!

    i want one.

    i was just looking for some of those OLED's. I found some PLED (basicly the same, i think). They are actually cheaper than LCD's. :confused:

    i also found a graphic PLED. Not too expensive either.
     
  8. nleahcim

    nleahcim What's a Dremel?

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    Damn - at only ~$30 I might have to pick up one of those buggers. How is the current consumption? And how is the visibility in sunlight?
     
  9. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    Current consumption is in the specsheet which is included. Visibility i must say is even better than VFD due to the stark green/black contrast.
    Viewing angle is ofcourse a non-issue.
    HAPPY NEW YEAR BTW!!!
     
  10. nleahcim

    nleahcim What's a Dremel?

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    included with what? I couldn't find it on the auction page...
     
  11. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    There's a better datasheet included when you buy them.
     
  12. nleahcim

    nleahcim What's a Dremel?

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    Or you could just take a quarter second and check for me...
     
  13. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    the ones i found was 100mA max, IIRC.
     
  14. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    Hehe yes ofcoorz i could do that IF the display was here at home :)

    Smilodon, which graphic PLEDS have you found? I've seen a couple which are very usable, though quite expensive 45 euro and up.
     
  15. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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  16. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    I've seen that Bolymin OLED before, though it claims KS0108 compatability it isn't as it only has one CS pin.
    This one (OLED>GRAFIK) looks to be really KS0108 compatible, and cheaper than Elfa!
    Ofcourse this is assuming you want to use these displays with common LCD apps, otherwise any OLED will do if you can write your own routines (i can't :sigh: ).
     
  17. ConKbot of Doom

    ConKbot of Doom What's a Dremel?

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    Thats sharp looking. I'll defintiely have to check that out.
     
  18. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    Turbokeu Minimodder

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    Hi coorz!

    I managed to win one of those OLED displays from eBay for $15.50 + $7.50 shipping.
    Now waiting for the display to arrive...

    Thanks for the links to the eBay auctions.

    Chris :)
     
  20. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    So I've gotta ask, can you only get that USB converting board attached to a MO LCD display or can you buy them independantly?

    Of course, I really should just hook up my new VFD. Haven't gotten a chance yet. Damn college essays.
     

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