1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Displays Repurposing Kindle Paperwhite Screen

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Arboreal, 12 Aug 2019.

  1. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

    Joined:
    21 Jan 2011
    Posts:
    3,628
    Likes Received:
    638
    Following on from my post many months ago, I have a frozen Kindle Paperwhite here that I can't reboot or do anything with. It's still showing the Kindle startup page with the tree on it.
    I now wonder if I can strip it down and use the e-ink screen on my Raspberry Pi?
    I can see stuff about hacking live Kindle s and also using Kobo readers, but not repurposing Kindle screens.
     
  2. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

    Joined:
    21 Jan 2011
    Posts:
    3,628
    Likes Received:
    638
    Thanks Jeff, I have a frozen Kindle and want to re use the screen (maybe stripped off the machine) on its own with a Raspberry Pi
     
  3. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

    Joined:
    21 Jan 2011
    Posts:
    3,628
    Likes Received:
    638
    Yes, that's what I reckon!
     
  4. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

    Joined:
    14 Jan 2009
    Posts:
    3,909
    Likes Received:
    590
  5. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

    Joined:
    21 Jan 2011
    Posts:
    3,628
    Likes Received:
    638
    Thanks, Edz; this may turn out more complex than hoped and send me off to Pimoroni for an e ink fix!
     

Share This Page