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2013
I previously described the great Adafruit RGB LCD + Keypad Pi Plate and showed off the demo program.  I spotted this inspiring project on the Adafruit blog by David Singleton:   Raspberry Pi Timelapse Controllerer A few weeks ago, I found this beautiful video on Youtube – a timelapse video of stars and the Milky Way. Seeing the stars appear to rotate overhead (due to the rotation of the Earth) and the intricate structure of our own galaxy gave me a profound feeling of the scale ...
I'm quite excited about Adafruit's new RGB LCD + Keypad Pi Plate which: lets you control a 16x2 Character LCD, up to 3 backlight pins AND 5 keypad pins using only the two I2C pins on the R-Pi! The best part is you don't really lose those two pins either, since you can stick i2c-based sensors, RTCs, etc and have them share the I2C bus. This is a super slick way to add a display without all the wiring hassle.   The kit is offered with 3 different LCD options:   RGB Positive 16x2 LCD&# ...

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