PIC32 Tic-Tac-Toe: Demonstration of using touch-screen, TFT and the Protothreads threading library

Tahmid writes: I had previously used the Adafruit TFT display using my library (ported from the Adafruit Arduino library). I decided to optimize the library to improve drawing speed. The same display I use comes with a 4-wire resistive touch-screen as well. I decided to write a simple library for the touch-screen and give Protothreads […]

3D Model: 1.8” TFT Backpack

Today’s 3D model is a 1.8” TFT Backpack board we’ve been playing with lately in the workshop. It’s a cheap 1.8” serial TFT we got of of eBay. The picture was rendered using Kerkythea, sorry about the light-umbrella reflection on the screen. The board features a PIC microcontroller that controls the TFT, handles USB communication, […]

Eagle Parts: Serial 1.8” TFT and 2×10 shrouded header update

Lately we’re playing around with a 1.8” serial interface TFT which can be bought from eBay for ~$6. We added it to our Eagle part library. We also found some errors on the standard Eagle footprint for 2×10 shrouded headers we use in the Bus Blaster v3. Image of the new, fixed shrouded header’s footprint, […]

ITead mystery PCB: TFT digital picture frame by Erick Aubin

Arhi received a mystery PCB with his last ITead PCB order: TFT digital picture frame with in built Real-Time clock and thermometer Designed by: Erick Aubin I assume B1 is a big capacitor, something like 22000uF or similar (judging from the size), USB-BUB is some ft232 or similar usb 2 uart board, x1 is some […]

Arduino and TFT LCD tutorial

LCD displays of the 2×16 variety are a good way of getting feedback from your Arduino project. If you want a more enhanced visual experience, a thin-film transistor (TFT) LCD is the superior way to go. This tutorial by Tronixstuff describes a way use the the 4D Systems 1.44″ TFT serial interface LCD with Arduino. […]