Quick resume, 8888-Display can be controlled with:
From your device you can connect to the internal WiFi generated by 8888-Display, or you can connect 8888-Display to WiFi in the Settings, as illustrated in the quick manual for 8888
WiFi / HTTP commands
Through an HTTP GET request made to:
one or more commands can be sent to 8888-Display at the same time, in the classic GET request format (so using "&" to enter multiple parameters and separate them, and using the classic URL-encode to handle non-alphanumeric characters). The available commands are below.
set the brightness to 100
shows the string "hello" on the display
set the brightness to 100 and show the string "hello" on the display.
All this can be done for example by connecting to the internal WiFi with a PC and writing these things on the browser (eg Firefox); obviously you can also do it with ESP8266 or Raspberry or other devices, using an http software library.
If the use of a password is enabled (it is enabled and defined via the internal WiFi), it must be added to any request, putting it in pw
displays the string "hello", but only if the password stored in the Settings is a8d7f6k5 - if the pass is not correct, it does nothing.
Shows the string on the display, scrolling if the length of the string is greater than the available characters.
Shows Hello world! doing continuous scrolling
Shows Hello moon! scrolling once
It shows the string on the display, scrolling if the length of the string is greater than the available characters, once, then returns to show what it was previously showing. The string is max 252 characters.
Shows Hello moon! scrolling once and then it goes back to doing what it was doing before.
It shows on the display a timer in seconds.hundredths, starting from the hundredth supplied in input.
Starts and displays a timer starting at 00.00
Starts and displays a timer starting from 00.12
Stop the timer at the time reached.
Stop the timer at 12.34
Puts the display in clock mode, setting the time if necessary.
Starts the clock at 12.30 and displays the clock from now on.
From now on it displays the clock.
Set the brightness (or max brightness), the number goes from 0 to 100.
Set the brightness (or max brightness) to 90.
Activate automatic brightness control.
Deactivate automatic brightness control.
Set the scrolling speed in hundredths of a second (default 25; minimum 5; step 5)
Set the scrolling to 40 hundredths of a second.
Example of ESP program to write something on 8888-Display with WiFi / HTTP
Program chunck to write "hello" on display:
int httpCode = http.GET();
Here are the quick manuals for some other products:
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