USB Message Board Electronic Kit USB Message Board Electronic Kit Velleman Velleman K8101 USB Message Board Kit enables you to add another screen to your computer so you can display the information you want! Electronics > Circuit Components > Printed Circuit Boards > Development Boards K8101 K8101 5410329476243 35.94 Quasar Electronics Limited

USB Message Board Electronic Kit

Velleman K8101 - USB Message Board Electronic Kit
Ability Level 5: ProfessionalVelleman K8101 Electronic Kit ( Soldering Required)
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The Velleman K8101 SELF-ASSEMBLY electronic kit enables you to add another screen to your computer so you can display the information you want - even if your main screen is off!

  • 4 downloadable example programs with source code supplied
    • Twitter Display: displays the incoming feeds
    • Mail Display: shows incoming mail subjects
    • Drive Display: shows info of your HDD
    • Eyes Display: mouse movement and click animation
  • DLL supplied to easily code your own applications ( - C#)
  • 1 Button with 2 programmable functions (short & long press)
  • Equipped with a buzzer that can be configured through software
  • A test program (with source code) can also be downloaded to test all functions of the kit (button, backlight, buzzer, LCD draw routines)
  • Available commands:
    • Send images to the display (.BMP 128x64)
    • Draw or erase pixels
    • Draw or erase a square
    • Draw or erase a line
    • Activate the buzzer by sending a beep amount (0-255)
    • Activate the backlight by sending an "ON-time" (0-254 sec / 255 = always on)
    • Send small or big text
    • Change the contrast
    • Invert the display
    • Clear everything but the background image
    • Clear everything
    • Do something on a short button press
    • Do something on a long button press
  • LED - Backlight (white)
  • LCD resolution: 128 x 64 pixels
  • USB powered
  • Max. power consumption: 35 mA
  • dimensions: 77.5 x 60.5 x 38 mm (3.05" x 2.4" x 1.5")
  • Product format: SELF-ASSEMBLY electronic kit (KT Product Formats Info)
  • Velleman K8101 Datasheet Product information about the USB message board
  • Velleman K8101 Driver installation guide How to install the driver for the K8101
  • Velleman K8101 Parts list English assembly instructions through illustrations, pictures, etc
  • Velleman K8101 Assembly instructions Written multilingual manual explaining how to build the kit
  • Velleman K8101 setup file Installation package including several sample programs with source code
    (Twitter display, Mail display, Drive display, Eyes display)
    A test program (with source code) to test all functions of the kit (button, backlight, buzzer, ...) is also included
  • Velleman Kits USB Driver Generic driver for the following range of products: K8090, K8019, K8018, MK193, K8101, K8097 and K8096.
    This driver is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows (2000/XP/Vista/7/8)
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