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pyboard Color LCD Skin with Resistive Touch

SKU: ADA3498

$76.04 AUD, inc GST
$69.13 AUD, exc GST
pyboard Color LCD Skin with Resistive Touch
76.0424 AUD

SKU: ADA3498

$76.04 AUD, inc GST
$69.13 AUD, exc GST
1 reviews 0 5 3
In stock, with a short lead time. 70 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 30th of Oct with Express Post within Australia.

The color LCD skin is a module that fits right onto the pyboard. It provides a 160x128 pixel, 16-bit graphical LCD display with backlight, as well as a resistive touch sensor covering the entire screen.

The screen has 160x128 pixels of 16-bit color, has a backlight with a software-controllable intensity, and a resistive touch sensor which can detect a single force-based touch anywhere on the screen. The display has a custom controller which accepts serial commands via its I2C and UART interfaces, and SPI for receiving raw data.

When sending ASCII and UTF-8 encoded characters to the display, it acts like a simple terminal and prints those characters directly to the screen using the current font and color setting. New-lines are handled accordingly, along with a few of the basic ANSI escape codes, which allows the display to show the MicroPython REPL (or any other such serial output).

There is a set of special control commands (also sent via I2C and UART) which allow one to perform many operations on the screen, such a drawing primitive shapes, setting color and font, downloading JPEG images, and getting the current status of the resistive touch sensor. The SPI interface to the display can be used to send raw data to the pixels at a maximum rate of 30 frames per second.

The following resources are available for the LCD display:

This display comes with male header pins already soldered on the back of the module. The header pins plug directly into a pyboard with female headers.

pyboard not included, but you can pick one up in the shop! This display module is compatible with all pyboards!

Technical Details

If you have any queries, please email [email protected]

Product Dimensions: 48.0mm x 45.0mm x 15.3mm / 1.9" x 1.8" x 0.6"

Product Weight: 18.4g / 0.6oz

Documentation and Resources:

Product Comments


Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Chris verified purchaser
    Rating
    60

    This product is okay. It's a great addition to your Pyboard and can really bring it to life. But there are few drawbacks: resolution isn't great; the touchscreen isn't very responsive; and the colours aren't particularly vibrant compared to other colour LCDs I've used. (Posted on 22/08/2017)

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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