Badger 2040 W review

By Marc de Vinck. Posted

A programmable badge with fast updating e-ink display! What’s not to love? The Badger 2040 W ($27.68) features a Raspberry Pi Pico W and couples it with a beautiful and simple e-ink display. Don’t think this is just a conference badge: it’s an RP2040 with e-ink. You can use it in so many projects. Ignore the optional lanyard! But sure, it makes for a great badge too!

On the front of the Badger 2040 is a black and white 2.9˝ e-paper screen, five buttons, and a slot to clip it onto a lanyard. On the back of the board there is a battery breakout connector, a reset button, and a convenient Qwiic/STEMMA QT connector, making the board very versatile for other projects. Conference or not, this is a great Pico W-powered board.



Another fun 2040 board.

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