Onion Omega2 Dash

by Onion

An open-source touchscreen & Wi-Fi-connected Linux dev board

View all updates May 21, 2020

Getting Started Guide

by Lazar D

With shipping just about to get underway, we’ve published a guide for the Omega2 Dash! The guide is meant to help you get your Omega2 Dash up and running as quickly as possible, and then offer guidance on using the Omega2 Dash to make awesome visual interfaces.

It covers:

  • Using the browser-based Setup Wizard to connect to a Wi-Fi network
  • Updating the software to the latest version
  • Usage details:
    • Removing the Boot Message
    • Controlling the Backlight
    • Writing Text on the Display
    • Displaying Images
    • Taking Screenshots
    • LVGL Quickstart Template
    • Details on the GPIOs & Expansion Header
    • Details on the Status LEDs

Read the full guide and learn more on the Onion site.

About the Author

Lazar D

greenbreakfast  ·   Toronto, Canada

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Product Choices


Omega2 Dash

An Omega2 Dash IoT computer. Perfect for making internet-connected control panels and user interfaces.


Omega2 Dash Essentials Collection

An Omega2 Dash and the Ethernet and ADC Expansions. Build projects that use wireless or wired networking and can communicate with all sorts of devices, digital or analog.


Omega2 Dash Ultimate Collection

An Omega2 Dash and a whole set of Expansions: NFC/RFID Expansion, ADC Expansion, Servo (PWM) Expansion, Ethernet Expansion, Proto Expansion.



Onion is a team of technology enthusiasts, creators, and strivers, looking to make amazing products and even better user experiences. Onion has been in business since 2014, graduating from the TechStars Startup Accelerator in Boston that year. In 2015, we introduced the world to the Onion Omega IoT computer.

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