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May 6, 2013 AT 2:00 am

Tutorial: 1.8″ TFT Display Breakout and Shield

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Tutorial: 1.8″ TFT Display Breakout and Shield @ The Adafruit Learning System.

This tutorial is for our 1.8″ diagonal TFT display. It comes packaged as a breakout or as an Arduino shield. Both styles have a microSD interface for storing files and images. These are both great ways to add a small, colorful and bright display to any project. Since the display uses 4-wire SPI to communicate and has its own pixel-addressable frame buffer, it requires little memory and only a few pins. This makes it ideal for use with small microcontrollers.

The shield version plugs directly into an Arduino with no wiring required. The breakout version can be used with every kind of microcontroller.

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