Inkplate 6

by e-radionica

Versatile, easy-to-use, Wi-Fi-enabled e-paper display

View all updates Jan 21, 2021

Introducing Inkplate 6's Big Brother

by David Z

Hello all,

Making Inkplate 6 was a great experience for the e-radionica.com team, and we learned a lot from it. And, thanks to your feedback, we were able to improve our product. The most common requests were for a larger screen, more GPIO pins, and an on-board Real-Time Clock (RTC). With Inkplate 10, we’re delivering all three, plus a USB Type-C port!

Inkplate 10 is currently crowdfunding on Crowd Supply. It is an easy-to-use e-paper display board with a 9.7-inch screen. It’s quite similar to Inkplate 6, with the most notable difference being that larger display. As mentioned above, other differences include: 16 more GPIO pins thanks to an MCP23017 IO exapander, an on-board RTC based on the PCF85063A (with CR2032 battery holder), a USB Type-C port for power and programming, and a nicer power switch in form of a push button and a user programmable wake-up pin. See below for a detailed comparison of the two boards:

Inkplate 10Inkplate 6
Screen Size 9.7" 6"
Price $129 $99
Resolution1200 x 825 800 x 600
Total number of pixel990,000 480,000
All-in-one BoardYes Yes
Low-Power Mode22 μA 25 μA
Wi-FiYes Yes
BluetoothYes Yes
Battery ChargerYes Yes
Touch PadsThree Three
MicroSD slotYes Yes
GrayscaleYes Yes
Partial UpdateYes Yes
Refresh Time1.61 s 1.26 s
Refresh Time per Pixel1.62 μs 2.6 μs
RTCYes No
USB connectorUSB Type-C Micro-USB
Available GPIO pins28 12
User button1 0
Peripheral modeYes Yes

The Inkplate 10 is currently available only through Crowd Supply, and we expect to ship by the end of April, 2021.

Thank you for your support!
e-radionica.com

About the Author

David Z

davidzovko  ·   Osijek, Croatia


$116,021 raised

of $10,000 goal

1,160% Funded! Order Below

Product Choices

$99

Inkplate 6

Fully assembled and ready for use.


$119

Inkplate 6 w/ Enclosure

Fully assembled in a 3D-printed enclosure and ready for use.

Credits

e-radionica

e-radionica.com/e-r.io is a company oriented to makers community. We design & manufacture electronic boards and add-ons for hobbyists, companies and schools. We manufacture our designs in-house, provide educational content at the blog and open-source everything(from hardware to Fritzing & Eagle libraries).


David Zovko

Borna Biro

Bruno Matković

See Also

Subscribe to the Crowd Supply newsletter, highlighting the latest creators and projects: