Enter to win Crystalfontz’s August/September giveaway. Entries close September 13, 2020. Giveaway extended to October 1! The winner will receive a 1.3″ TFT LCD module with a breakout board, wired up to an ESP32 running demo code to play video! Small TFT Display Kit The giveaway product may be an engineering sample. Any taxes, duties, … Read more Small TFT Display Kit Giveaway
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!
There are two main ways a display can be connected to a PCB. Some displays are solder-down, requiring fine pitch soldering to connect the tail to the contacts on the PCB. Others use Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connection. With a ZIF connection, the tail of the display is simply slid into a connector. The tail … Read more ZIF Connectors: Everything You Need to Know
DIY Transparent Display The transparent display we offer for sale (CFAL12856A0-0151) is an OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) display. OLED displays produce images by emitting light in the corresponding color. To produce black in a normal OLED, the pixels are simply turned off. With the transparent display, if the pixels are turned off, the display … Read more Transparent Display: How to Hack Together Your Own Transparent Display
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