Electronic and Arduino enthusiasts may be interested in a new creation by developer Paul Bartek, who has created an Arduino touchscreen display in the form of the Sunflower Shield. The new hardware offers a 3.5 (QVGA) TFT LCD Display with capacitive touchscreen that can be added to almost any Arduino project. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the new Arduino screen shield which is available from $80, with delivery expected to take place during September 2018.
Specifications of the new Arduino touchscreen display include :
– Premium Multi-domain Vertical Alignment (MVA) TFT Display
Easy to use 5-point Multi-touch Capacitive Touch Screen
High Brightness White LED Backlight (660 cd/m2)
Supports Portrait and Landscape Display Mode
Smooth Animations at up to 60 frames/second
LED Driver with Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)
True 24-bit Color
On-board Bridgetek FT813 Graphics Controller IC with Display, Touch and Audio Functionality
On-board Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) Audio and Speaker Amplifier
Terminal Block with Push-Buttons for Driving an External 8Ω 1W Speaker
Micro-SD Socket for Application Storage
On-board Maxim MAX31855 K-type Thermocouple Amplifier (-200°C to +700°C with an accuracy of ±2°C)
On-board Thermocouple Contacts to Accept a Standard Thermocouple Connector
Terminal Block with Push-Buttons for Solid-State Relay (SSR) Control
4 x 3.2mm Mounting Holes Enabling Standard M3 or #6-32 Screws
For more information the full list of all available pledges jump over to the official Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below. If you enjoy building Pi projects you might be interested in our comprehensive list of Raspberry Pi displays HATS and small screens.
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