paperd.ink

4. Hardware

Hardware details for paperd.ink

Block Diagram

  1. ESP32-WROOM-32 module
  2. FCC/CE Certified WiFi & Bluetooth for connectivity
  3. <20uA current consumption in sleep mode
  4. CP2104 USB-UART converter onboard for programming
  5. MicroSD Card slot for storing images, files, etc
  6. Piezo Buzzer for notifications and alerts
  7. 4x Tactile Buttons for user input
  8. Battery Charger circuit to keep it truly wireless
  9. Extension Header for interfacing and expanding capabilities

Pin Map

paperd.ink pinout

  1. UART, SPI, and I2C so you can add external sensors and modules. This makes the board extendable.
  2. 8 I/O for controlling any output and receiving any input.
  3. Disable ESP32 module using ESP_EN pin to reduce power consumption.
  4. Disable the entire board using LDO_EN pin and have virtually no current consumed by the board.

Battery

While selecting a battery for paperd.ink please note the polarity of the connection. A battery with in-built protection circuit is recommended.

paperd.ink battery

Design files

GitHub →

Dimensions

  1. The PCB is 92.1 x 78.1 mm
  2. The enclosure is 98 x 82 x 16 mm