800x480 TFT with Graphic Accelerator Board
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Description This is a revolutionary new 5", 800x480 TFT that boasts high-brightness, sunlight readability. It's based around an FTDI/BridgeTek FT813 Embedded Video Engine (EVE). All display, touch sensing, backlight control and audio features are controlled via the Embedded Video Engine which appears to the host MCU as a memory-mapped SPI device. The host MCU sends commands and data over the EVE SPI serial protocol.
For detailed information on the Embedded Video Engine, please see the FTDI FT81x Datasheet.
Further information including programming examples, interface design software, and more can be found on FTDI’s website here: https://www.ftdichip.com/Support/Utilities.htm
TFT Display Module Features
5-inch 800x480 sunlight readable TFT
LCD 5-point capacitive touch sensing screen
FTDI/BridgeTek FT813 EVE graphics accelerator
SPI Single or Quad host interface
Compact 30-position 0.5mm flat-cable
ZIF host connection Threaded mounting standoffs for simple mechanical design
Compact form-factor, overall size is no larger than LCD
Single +3.3V power supply (backlight supply van be 3.3v to 6v)
Bright 1000 cd/m2 backlight allows reading in sunlight
EVE Graphics Accelerator Features
Support multiple widgets for simplified design implementation
User interface design software (PC) simplifies the design process
Hardware engine can recognize touch tags and track touch movement
Enhanced sketch processing
Anti-aliasing of primitive displayed objects for higher-quality graphics
Assorted graphical effects such as alpha-blending, shadows, transitions, wipes, etc.
Programmable interrupt controller provides interrupts to host MCU
Support playback of motion-JPEG encoded AVI videos
Mono audio channel output with wave playback and built-in sound synthesizer
PWM output for display backlight dimming control
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Driving a Hi-Def TFT with Arduino SPI + FTDI EVE
Arduino EVE FT813 Demos
For design purposes, please use the specifications in the datasheet.
For reference only.
Column Dots x Row Dots 800 x 480
Module Overall width
Diagonal Dimension 5.000"
Viewing Area width
Active Area width
Dot Pitch width
Pin Count 30 Optical Characteristics
View Direction 12 o'clock
View Angle 70°
Sunlight Readable Yes
Backlight Color White
Backlight Type LED
Foreground Color RGB
Background Color Dark Electrical Specifications
Supply Voltage for Logic Minimum 2.97V
Supply Voltage for Logic Maximum 3.63V
Supply Voltage for Logic Typical 3.3V
Supply Voltage for Driving LCD Typical 3.3V
Supply Current Minimum 2.7mA
Supply Current Maximum 5.5mA
Supply Current Typical 550mA Backlight Electrical Specifications
Forward Voltage Minimum 2.7V
Forward Voltage Maximum 5.5V
Forward Voltage Typical 3.3V
Forward Current Maximum 1000mA
Forward Current Typical 900mA Environmental
Operating Temperatures min
Storage Temperatures min
Controller Documents FTDI FT813
Interface SPI *Suggest a Correction