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Pertelian LCD Display

I just got a Pertelian X2040 LCD for my birthday and I whipped up a little Python to start talking to it. I'm still looking for suggestions on what I should do with it... import serial import struct import time class Pertelian(object): def __init__(self, tty='/dev/ttyUSB0'): self.ser = serial.Serial(tty) def __del__(self): self.ser.close() def Setup(self): bytes = 0xfe, 0x38, 0xfe, 0x06, 0xfe, 0x10, 0xfe, 0x0c, 0xfe, 0x01 b = struct.pack('B' * len(bytes), *bytes) self.ser.write(b) time.sleep(0.5) def Message(self, msg): bytes = struct.pack('c' * len(msg), *msg) for char in bytes: self.ser.write(char) time.sleep(0.001) if __name__ == '__main__': p = Pertelian() p.Setup() p.Message('Hello World!')
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