There is a wide world of display technology out there and it can be difficult to decide which type of display will work best for a given project. This post will help narrow down your options. Remember that the display is often the main human interface to a product, so it’s important to find a … Read more Choosing a Display: Overview
Explore different display technologies by winning this variety pack, which includes one of each type of display that we carry. Plus, each of these displays comes with a carrier or breakout board so it can easily be connected to the included Seeeduino. This giveaway includes the following: A 1.54″ yellow OLED and its breakout board … Read more Display Variety Pack Giveaway!
What makes EVE modules so great? Crystalfontz EVE modules include an EVE graphic controller from FTDI/Bridgetek making it easy to use and control the display, touch, backlight, and audio features of an embedded system. Each of the controllable features appears to the host MCU as a memory-mapped SPI device. The host MCU sends commands and … Read more FTDI/Bridgetek Embedded Video Engine (EVE) Modules
The weather here in Spokane Valley has veered sharply into the too-cold-to-go-outside region, so we’re ready to bunker down and build some cool projects. We’ve released a few new products this past month that make it even more enticing to stay inside get a little creative on these long dark days. New Products: 5.2 Inch Bar-Type … Read more October Round Up – New TFT Displays
We add to our catalog of new product videos and demonstrations as often as we can. In this video, we are showcasing our new 7″ HDMI Raspberry PI display, which is available now. This 7 inch TFT LCD was designed specifically for integration with a Raspberry PI. It uses the RPI’s HDMI port, PINS and USB connection … Read more 7″ HDMI Raspberry PI TFT Display
Introducing our newest addition to the Crystalfontz line of TFT displays: our 240×240 square full-color TFT display — a small, high-density square TFT LCD module. This display is ideal for any application that needs a small display, especially useful for wearables, smartwatch, or small handheld instruments. Hip to be Square Reasons we love this display: Shape: The … Read more New Product Alert: Square 240×240 TFT LCD
Question: What Are The Smallest Displays At Crystalfontz? We receive frequent queries about different display sizes, such as: 1) What is the smallest LCD display? 2) What is the smallest OLED display? 3) What is the smallest TFT display? 4) What is the smallest ePaper display? Answers: We Have Several Displays To Choose From! The … Read more FAQ: What Are Your Smallest Displays?
Confused about the differences between TFTs, LCDs, and OLEDs? What Do They Stand For? TFT stands for Thin Film Transistor (shorthand for “Active Matrix TFT LCD”) LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display (shorthand for “Passive Matrix LCD) OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diode How Do They Work? TFT displays are also known as an “Active Matrix TFT LCD module” … Read more FAQ: What is the Difference Between a TFT, LCD, and OLED?
In the video tutorial below, the Crystalfontz 128×128 SPI Color TFT display is connected using 4-wire SPI mode and a SparkFun RedBoard. The software demonstrates bit-banged software SPI, or can use hardware SPI. Please see our tech forum for the complete step-by-step written tutorial. One of our Twitter followers posted this update, using an Arduino-compatible board … Read more Tutorial: Connecting a TFT Display Using an Arduino or SparkFun Board