Tutorial: Connecting a TFT Display Using an Arduino or SparkFun Board

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 (Sainsmart dev board).


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