480x128 Bar-Type TFT Display

Part Number: CFAF480128A0-039TN

3.9" 480x128 pixel resolution, bar-type, TFT LCD. 40-pin RGB interface with a ZIF connection. 6:00 viewing direction for optimal viewing and standard storage and operating temperatures. This TFT is Perfect for 1U server appliances, musical equipment or any applications or products requiring a wide-screen and or a super wide aspect ratio of 3.75 to 1, which is about 16 to 4.

Quantity Price
1 $46.58
10 $40.50
20 $39.07
50 $37.61
100 * $37.04
200 * $36.46
500 * $34.14
1000 * $31.65
* Pricing is subject to change. Contact us about potential lead times.
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Video Demonstrations

A quick demonstration of our bar-type TFT display.


Physical Characteristics

Column Dots x Row Dots 480 x 128
Module Overall width height depth
millimeters 105.5 37 3.05
inches 4.154 1.457 0.120
*width / height does not include Foldable Tab
Diagonal Dimension 3.87"
Viewing Area width height
millimeters 97.04 27.34
inches 3.820 1.076
Active Area width height
millimeters 95.04 25.34
inches 3.742 0.998
Dot Pitch width height
millimeters 0.066 0.198
inches 0.0026 0.0078
Optional Connectors CS050Z40GB0
Flexible Cable (FFC/FPC) length
millimeters 47.19
inches 1.858
Weight 24g
Pin Count 40

Optical Characteristics

Glass Type TFT
Polarizer Transmissive
View Direction 0.25 o'clock
Backlight Color White
Backlight Type LED
Foreground Color RGB
Background Color Black

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage for Logic Minimum 3V
Supply Voltage for Logic Maximum 3.6V
Supply Voltage for Logic Typical 3.3V
Supply Current Maximum 25mA
Supply Current Typical 15mA

Backlight Electrical Specifications

Forward Voltage Minimum 14V
Forward Voltage Maximum 17V
Forward Voltage Typical 15V
Forward Current Typical 40mA


Operating Temperatures min max
Celsius -20° 70°
Fahrenheit -4° 158°
Storage Temperatures min max
Celsius -30° 80°
Fahrenheit -22° 176°


Controller Documents Himax HX8278-A-LT
TFT LCD Single Chip Digital Driver Preliminary version 00 March, 2017
Interface DOT-CLK interface / Generic RGB


Foldable Tab Yes

Additional Options

Speed up your development time with an EVE FTDI Display or development kit.

480x128 3.9" Bar-Type EVE Dev Kit
Part Number: CFAF480128A0-039TN-A1-2

This EVE development kit allows quick and easy demonstration or use of the 480x128 3.9" Bar-Type EVE Display. Comprised of the 3.9" EVE module, an EVE breakout board, and a Seeeduino connected and running a complete functioning demo.

  • 3.9" Bar-type TFT
  • Bright backlight: 500 Nits
  • TFT
  • 16.7M colors
  • Bridgetek's EVE integrated for graphics control
  • 4-Wire/Quad SPI communication
  • Seeeduino and CFA10098 kit with all wires included
    • Programmed and running demo code

Quantity 1
Price $103.40
480x128 3.9" Bar-Type EVE Display
Part Number: CFAF480128A0-039TN-A1-1

Are you looking for a sleek TFT display to add to your 1U appliance, dashboard, or other project? This 3.9" EVE module is a great choice. Not only does it have a gorgeous 480x128 Bar-Type TFT Display on the front, the display is backed up by a PCB specially designed for this display to match the display form factor. The PCB includes mounting standoffs to secure the display into a product.

Just getting started? Check out our 480x128 3.9" Bar-Type EVE Development Kit, it has everything you need to start developing and debugging with FTDI EVE.

Additionally, the module uses an FTDI/Bridgetek EVE chip to control the graphics, backlight, and audio, each mapped as SPI device for easy control. Check out this blog post for more about the benefits of using an EVE module.

Check out our entire family of EVE modules for other size displays and touch options.

Currently Shipping: HW Version 0v4, Firmware Version: 0v2

Features to note:

  • 3.9" - Fits in a 1U appliance
  • Bright backlight: 500 Nits
  • TFT
  • 16.7M colors
  • Bridgetek's EVE integrated for graphics control
  • 4-Wire/Quad SPI communication

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For reference only. For design purposes, please use the specifications in the datasheet.