Use a Kindle as a remote screen and controller for your Raspberry Pi Zero

Ben Yarmis has taken an old Amazon Kindle e-reader, hacked the software and then created a connection to a Raspberry Pi Zero run from a portable USB battery pack. Called the Kindleberry Pi Zero W, the system is a great way to get a portable set-up, although Yarmis admits that the screen refresh rate holds things back a bit. We’ve seen this kind of thing before, of course, but Ben has documented the process thoroughly over on his blog.

3 comments for “Use a Kindle as a remote screen and controller for your Raspberry Pi Zero

  1. Leon Anavi
    15 January 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Wow 🙂 Great project but I am not sure I will jailbreak my Kindle Paperwhite just for this 🙂

  2. Katharina
    17 January 2018 at 4:23 pm

    Can you do the same with small Chinese android tablet ?

    • Michael Horne
      17 January 2018 at 10:18 pm

      Yes, you could. You’d need an SSH app on the tablet to remote into the Pi. Very feasible.

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