TFT is a thin film transistor. However in common use it normally refers to a type of LCD display technology that uses thin film transistors located close to the pixels to allow higher contrast and beter multiplexing than passive LCD displays.

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How to set the gamma?

I have a TFT 2.2 inch Display. like this: Its controller is ILI9341. I ported it to my MCU and everythings work fine. one of the most important things in using a display is Gamma. when you would ...
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TFT LCD panel product no.FH12A-40S-0.5SH(55) (Or Psp 1001 screen) to Xbox VGA

I received a broken PlayStation Portable the other day and decided to try and use the 4.3 LCD screen in a custom Xbox 360 console. Here is the .PDF for the panel. Page 6 and 7 contain the pin-out for ...
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Why doesn't my LCD work?

I have an 2.8" LCD that it's controller is ILI9325. I'm trying to use it. for start off, I have written a simple program. the program is this: ...
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Convert 5V to 3.3V without logic level converter

I've got a 2.2 SPI monitor (QVGA TFT monitor & SD Card), but I am using Arduino UNO board. All pins are 5V. How can I use a resistor to communicate between TFT, SD and UNO? I have lots of ...
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Using a TFT display that has no controller

I have been using LCD screens (with the controllers) for my projects for a long time. Now I thought of learning how these screens actually work, the part before they go to the controllers. Well ...
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Arduino LCD Display drawing image issue

I am playing with 3,5" (400x240 chinese unknown 8-bit controller driven) TFT display which is placed into Arduino Mega 2560 R3 board. My final goal is taking .raw data from SD card and drawing it on ...
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What is the display life of ulcd-43PT TFT LCD Touch panels in terms of pixels and backlight?

What is the display life of ulcd-43PT TFT LCD Touch panels in terms of pixels and backlight? I want to keep it on in my application for the maximum time (say ten years) in an almost same state (data ...
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Is using a display panel as a light sensor conceivable?

Though the question may sound naïve at first, I still wonder if it would somehow be possible to use an LCD/TFT/OLED or other Panel as an image-sensor. From my understanding of how these kinds of ...
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Change display orientation on ILI9325

I've started to play with a cheap TFT display, called HY28B. It's pretty well known, I guess... Anyway, I want to change the orientation of the display to landscape mode, but somehow it doesn't do ...
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Getting an 8-bit LCD display interface to work

I have a LCD which this controller is used with: LCD Single Chip Driver. I am trying to get it to work with an 8-bit interface, but in my kit I can't find the three pins that are mentioned in the ...
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What is the difference between TFT LCD interfaces?

I am looking at driving a small TFT and have found that the driver chip supports various interface methods, however I can't see why I would choose one over another. The options are: i80 SPI VSYNC ...
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Microcontroller requirements for TFT display

I want to know if I can drive this 320x240 TFT display: http://www.buydisplay.com/download/manual/ER-TFT032-2_Datasheet.pdf Which has this controller built-in with 168KB dedicated RAM: ...
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Why don't wires block out the backlight of LCD/TFT displays?

Every explanation I've seen about how TFT/LCD screens work only talks about one pixel at a time. My question is: how are thousands of pixels and subpixels connected and controlled? I assume that they ...
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Beaglebone Black TFT display

Is there any way to connect to LCD display modules through SPI as can for example be done with the Rapberry Pi through the use of https://github.com/notro/fbtft/wiki. I would also like to use one with ...
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What is TFT driver SSD1963 data voltage

I recently bought a TFT module driven by SSD1963 I have experience on t6963 and ks0108 and by a quick look it seems ok to make a MCU interface to ATMega128. What is confusing to me is the difference ...
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A good TFT LCD for a project

I am starting a project and I need a colour screen preferably clear to shuffle through images (think of it as the digital photo frames). However, I need something bigger than the usual screens, maybe ...
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Differences between OLED, LED, LCD, and TFT Screens

I have heard about these different types of screens on DIY websites and in consumer electronics. What are the differences in these types of screens and what are their advantages and disadvantages?
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Line down center of TFT display

I'm trying to connect a Sharp LQ070Y3DG3B TFT display to an Epson S1D13517 display controller. The test image and a bitmap that I've loaded are showing up fine, except there is a aqua line vertically ...
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Digital RGB interface EMI filtering

Consider the following system: where: The motherboard contains a LCD controller (SSD1963 from Solomon Systech) and other components (application processor, solenoid drivers, power supplies, etc.) ...
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TFT LCD interface with a Microcontroller: Getting Started

I have a small 3.5 in TFT LCD display from a Chinese manufacturer. It doesn't have an integrated LCD controller. The documentation claims it is a "16 bit RGB/parallel interface" and it uses a Renesas ...
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TFT LCD pixel clock filtering

I would like to know how to filter the pixel clock in order to reduce emitted radiations. Block diagram The LCD controller is part of a motherboard. A board, connected at the other side of the FFC ...
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HDMI/VGA/NTSC/PAL to 24-bit parallel RGB interface [closed]

Adafruit.com is selling TFT-LCD modules that comes with an NTSC/PAL driver board. The product specification page includes a link to the original manufacturer´s datasheet/specifications for the TFT ...
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TFT LCD shield doesn't work properly

We have bought TFT LCD shield 2.6. And got library for it by this link: TFT LCD Library When we try to execute graphicstest example, it shows setup part. But doesn't show loop part. What can be the ...
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24-bit parallel TFT module on circuit designed for 16-bit parallel

I've designed a circuit that connects a 16-bit parallel LCD TFT module to the SPI-connector on a RPi, but bigger TFT modules often have 24-bit parallel. Can I use a 24-bit parallel TFT with my circuit ...
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How to address a 16 bit LCD using 8 bit bus?

I need such a TFT with SSD1289 controller, but with 8 bit bus. Does anyone know how to modify it?
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TFT display with ILI9328 controller

I would like to get started with TFT displays (expecially "printing" text on the display). I feel like standard 20x2 or even 20x4 LCD displays are somewhat too limited. Plus touchscreen maybe a good ...
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Graphics LCD - how to avoid flicker?

I have a generic question about Graphic LCDs with built-in controllers and RAM. I observe that whenever I change a large portion of the screen with say a new image or a object (or just clear the whole ...
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Mirror-inverted and wrong-colored display

I'm trying to address a (cheap chinese) ILI9320-driven 320x240 LCD display from an Arduino Mega 1280. I've got it to work via the UTFT library. Well, not fully; something is shown, but the colors seem ...
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How does a TFT panel work?

I have to use a TFT panel but I have never used any before and I really can't get how it works and how I can interface it with a microcontroller. I found INT057ATFT which seems to have an integrated ...
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Need help getting SainSmart TFT LCD working with mega

I bought ths TFT LCD instead of the one I asked about yesterday. This unit has wider screen and has a touch panel. But I can't get it working. Can't see which wires to connect to mega. I have not ...
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A quick question about TFT LCD

Can I use this 1.8" TFT LCD to make it show graphic? Or all the TFT LCD can display graphic?
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Driving a 24 BPP display in 5:6:5 mode

I have a TFT display which accepts 24 Bits Per Pixel (BPP) display data, but my connector mechanism supports only 5:6:5 mode. What is the prefered way of getting the display to drop the extra pixel ...
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how to initialize SD1289 LCD TFT?

Friends, I've tried to initiate TFT LCD with chipset SD1289, Photo of the result : Init code that I've written ...
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Hacking a display [closed]

I'm a computer engineer, otherwise total n00b to electronics. I have this old 15" display (ltn152w5). I would like to turn it in a st. valentine gift for my girlfriend. I would like to frame it and ...
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How to find connectors for Densitron TFT displays

I'm having a hard time to find information about the connectors for a TFT display I just bought from Densitron. The cable is physically similar to FFC/FPC, but the terminals are not straight, so I ...
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How to drive scavenged TFT screen?

How can I drive a scavenged TFT screen, from an MP4, without its datasheet? I'm thinking about making a low cost bluetooth wrist watch to check my messages on my phone on the go. I'm going to ...
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Can I do anything with this LCD? I doubt it

Right, so I have ripped the 1.7" (ish) TFT module out of an HP PhotoSmart C4780. Despite HP's best efforts I can plainly see that it is made by AUO. No model number on it though. Now, I have never ...