Hacking the Lilygo TTgo T-Watch 2020 with MicroPython #Python @MicroPython @nickzoic
The …and another thing… blog looks at the Lilygo TTgo T-Watch 2020:
On board is an ESP32 microcontroller, 16MB of flash memory and a bunch of peripherals. Under a little thumbnail-removable cover on the side is a standard MicroUSB port for charging, and attached to a standard CP210x-type UART. There’s a little cable supplied but it’s accessible enough that you can use a normal microUSB cable.
AFter looking at it, the next step was some hacking the ESP32 with MicroPython:
I build the newly released MicroPython 1.13 for ESP32, plugged in the watch and flashed it the usual way.
It doesn’t do much like this: you can connect to the serial port and get a Python prompt…
Some hacking later and various interesting things can be done!
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