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I have several e-paper displays that I bought when I wrote GFX - the library I use in this project for making my displays work. My library works fine with e-paper displays and the only thing I'd have to change on the non-animated screens is adding suspend and resume calls around my drawing code to make sure the draws weren't committed to the framebuffer over several update cycles.

On the animated end it could work using partial refresh that some displays support but in my experience, using that heavily makes the display end up "muddy"

The solar panel isn't realistic for this device for a number of technical and non-technical reasons. The end client didn't even want an antenna for the wireless comms - we have to make do with the integrated internal one.

I've given it some thought. Someone else the other day presented some encouraging numbers in terms of what my expected battery life would be at my current draw, and it's a lot better than I had expected so this might not even be an issue. If it is, I think I can do a couple of hardware and software tweaks to help out.

One big thing would be wiring the INT pin from the RA8875 controller up to the MCU (it's currently n/c) and assigning an interrupt on that to wake it up. Then I can just put the entire thing to sleep once the screen is drawn. This works for every screen except the one screen that's animated real time

Another would be screen dimming or blanking, since that monster draws over .20 of that I think. I have to play with that though, and I don't know how realistic it is for our application - depends on how unobtrusive I could make it, but I also don't know how effective it will be given how people will use it.
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