TTGO T5 is an ESP32 WiFi + Bluetooth Board with ePaper Display and Speaker

Lilygo has made another ESP32 board part of their TTGO family with TTGO T5 board powered by Espressif System ESP32 WiFI & Bluetooth SoC, and offering a choice of ePaper displays from 1.54″ to 2.3″, as well as built-in speaker.

TTGO T5 board specifications:

  • SoC – Espressif ESP32 dual core Tensilica LX6 processor with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1 LE
  • Storage – micro SD card slot
  • Display (one of the other)
    • 1.54″ 200×200 black & white ePaper display; Full refresh time – 2 seconds
    • 2.13″ 250×122 black & white ePaper display; Full refresh time – 2 seconds
    • 2.7″ 264×176 black & white ePaper display; Full refresh time – 6 seconds
    • 2.9″ 296×128 black & white ePaper display; Full refresh time – 2 seconds
    • Viewing angle – >170°
    • Power Consumption – Refresh: 26.4mW(typ.); standby: <0.017mW
    • Connected via SPI interface
  • Audio – Mini Speaker
  • Expansion – 24-pin header with GPIO, UART,  speaker +/-, VP/VN, VBAT, 3.3V, GND
  • Misc – 3x user buttons, reset button, power switch
  • Power Supply Voltage – 5V via micro USB port; battery connector
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Documentation and source code for the 1.54″ version specifically can be found on Github.

LilyGO sells the board with display and speaker on their Aliexpress store for $25.60 to $29.70 + shipping depending on the selected display.

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Man, that’s a slllloooowww refresh time on the e-paper display. If it were 500 msec or so, it’d be obnoxious, but usable.


Can these boards be used with larger epaper displays, e.g. 6 inch ?


Don’t found schematic and/or list of components , …