Crystalfontz is pleased to announce the addition of a 2.7″ diagonal, 176 x 264 resolution 3-color ePaper display to our main ePaper display product line. This 2.7 inch, zero-power display features foreground colors of black and red and a background color of white. Why We Love It Two of the most popular features of ePaper is that it is a ‘zero … Read more New Product Alert: 3-color ePaper displays
Crystalfontz is pleased to announce our newest displays added to our product line of 128×128 round OLEDs. The round CFAL128128B0 OLED modules support 6800 8-bit parallel, 8080 8-bit parallel interfaces, as well as SPI and I2C serial interfaces. Take a Closer Look The round 128×128 display is a perfect choice for watches and other wearables and handheld devices. This … Read more New Product Alert: Round OLEDs
We are always happy to see YOUR projects using Crystalfontz displays. In this new blog feature, we will showcase interesting projects — professional and hobby — for inclusion in our ‘In The Wild’ features. Mitch Bradley’s Raspberry Pi Controlled Taig Mill In this build, the Crystalfontz 20×4 Character Display Module (with keypad) was used with … Read more Crystalfontz In the Wild
Crystalfontz is pleased to announce two new small OLEDs — both less than 1-inch (25mm) in size — to our product lineup. Both of these small OLED displays feature a flex tail that is compatible with a standard 0.5mm pitch, 12-position ZIF connectors. The ZIF connector makes it easy to integrate the display in your … Read more New Product Alert: Small OLEDs
Change notifications come in two forms: PCN and PUN. PCN stands for Product Change Notification. PUN stands for Product Update Notification. Official Definitions Product Change Notification (PCN) – Change to existing product form, fit or function, and is deemed significant enough for customer notification. Product Update Notification (PUN) – Changes to product that do not affect … Read more FAQ: Product Update and Change Notifications
At Crystalfontz we are always working hard to maintain and improve our current line of display modules and bring you exciting new LCD options to choose from. When we upload a new display module to our site, it is featured on our New Products page. You can always find the link to this page in … Read more What’s New?
Crystalfontz is pleased to announce a new product to our product line: 128×64 2.4 Inch OLED Module, available in white or yellow. Key Features Ultra-thin Fast response display SPI interface requires only 4 pins Arduino-compatible demonstration code View This Module in Action Here is a video demo of this module. The module is being demonstrated using … Read more New Product Announcement: Crystalfontz 2.4″ OLED Module
We’ve added 3 new terms to the Crystalfontz Glossary this week. Here is a quick intro about the main defining feature for each type of display module. Click on each link to learn more, see photos, and find applicable Crystalfontz displays for each category. Transmissive LCD – A transmissive LCD is always combined with a backlight. … Read more What is the Difference Between Transmissive, Transflective, and Reflective Display Modules?
Jason Eppink of the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria New York has been working on a great little project that shows subtitles on an external Crystalfontz LCD, while the video plays on a monitor above. The project is open source on GitHub. Project Details It uses a Raspberry Pi to play the videos. … Read more Crystalfontz in the movies? Well, almost!
Passive STN (Super Twisted Nematic) displays come in three major types: 1) Segment 2) Alphanumeric / Character 3) Graphic Let’s take a closer look at these 3 types of displays. Segment LCDs A Segment display is the type of thing you see in gas pumps, calculators, or simple meters. It can usually show a few … Read more What is the Difference Between Passive STN Segment, Alphanumeric, and Graphic Displays?
OLED modules have a definite ‘wow factor.’ Reason enough to consider an OLED for your project, but there are also convincing design and engineering factors that are worthy of consideration for your next project or design. Working with tight space requirements? Need a highly visible and easy to read display? Consider an OLED module. … Read more 5 Advantages of OLED Modules