tv — tv shield driver

The tv module is used for controlling the tv shield.

Example usage:

import sensor, tv

# Setup camera.
sensor.reset()
sensor.set_pixformat(sensor.RGB565)
sensor.set_framesize(sensor.QQVGA)
sensor.skip_frames()
tv.init()

# Show image.
while(True):
    tv.display(sensor.snapshot())

Functions

tv.init([type=1])

Initializes an attached lcd shield using I/O pins P0, P2, and P3.

type indicates the type of tv shield (for future use possibly):

  • 0: None
  • 1: tv shield
tv.deinit()

Deinitializes the tv shield freeing up I/O pins.

tv.type()

Returns the type of the tv shield (for future use possibly):

  • 0: None
  • 1: tv Shield
tv.channel(channel)

If using the wireless TV shield FPV sets the broadcast channel to channel 1-8.

tv.display(image)

Displays a QQVGA image on the tv screen.

tv.palettes()

Draws color palettes on the tv screen.