Onboard Display

This article explains how to connect a small onboard display to an autopilot which can be useful for displaying a small amount of vehicle information before takeoff.


This information includes:

  • arming failure messages

  • flight mode

  • battery voltage

  • GPS Lock and satellite count

  • Pre-arm passed/failed

  • EKF status

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Connecting to a Autopilot

Connect the display to the autopilot’s I2C port as shown in the image above

set NTF_DISPLAY_TYPE to 1 if using an SSD1306, 2 if using the SH1106 and reboot the board.