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Woof, woof, woof.... don't kick a dog when it is down:If anyone is using this lousy old, ugly displays, here you are:
http://www.hackster.io/rayburne/bmp180- ... uino-1-6-0
Cheap, seen in sunlight, very low power consumption.
The "issue" I have always had is that the blue/red breakout boards are solder tinned, rather than gold plated or flashed. So, the display elastometric connector is pressed to the PCB trace and the traces are almost always oxidized. I dismantle the display (if it has not already separated in shipping!) and clean with 100% isopropyl alcohol, quickly dry with a duster, and reassemble making certain that the spring tabs are fully bent over to compress the metal frame to the PCB. Just exercise care not to warp the frame or crack the display glass or PCB. I use a rubber-jaw hobby vice to evenly distribute the pressure as I bend the tabs. Some experimenters actually solder the tabs to the PCB, but the frame acts as a heat-sink and you must act quickly if you attempt this route. Additionally, the plating on the bezel does not take tinning well.