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Portal Style Library for the Adafruit Qualia ESP32-S3


This driver depends on:

Please ensure all dependencies are available on the CircuitPython filesystem. This is easily achieved by downloading the Adafruit library and driver bundle or individual libraries can be installed using circup.

  • Adafruit Qualia ESP32-S3 for TTL RGB-666 Displays

Purchase one from the Adafruit shop

Installing from PyPI

On supported GNU/Linux systems like the Raspberry Pi, you can install the driver locally from PyPI. To install for current user:

pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-qualia

To install system-wide (this may be required in some cases):

sudo pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-qualia

To install in a virtual environment in your current project:

mkdir project-name && cd project-name
python3 -m venv .venv
source .env/bin/activate
pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-qualia

Installing to a Connected CircuitPython Device with Circup

Make sure that you have circup installed in your Python environment. Install it with the following command if necessary:

pip3 install circup

With circup installed and your CircuitPython device connected use the following command to install:

circup install adafruit_qualia

Or the following command to update an existing version:

circup update

Usage Example

from adafruit_qualia import Qualia
from import Displays

# Set a data source URL

# Create the PyPortal object
qualia = Qualia(Displays.SQUARE34, url=TEXT_URL)

# Go get that data
print("Fetching text from", TEXT_URL)
data = qualia.fetch()

# Print out what we got
print("-" * 40)
print("-" * 40)


API documentation for this library can be found on Read the Docs.

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