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How to measure resistance of TFT Touchscreen

I'm using a TFT Touchscreen shield with my Arduino UNO, and I'm running "tftpaint" example by Adafruit. I've noticed that when initializing the Touchscreen object, a resistance value must be provided....
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How to dim background LEDs on TFT display with ILI9341

I have bought a 2.5" TFT shield online, which is equipped with the ILI9341 controller. I need to dim the intensity of the background LEDs to match ambient light. This particular shield does not ...
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Which tft works on both Arduino Uno and Raspberry pi

Ideally I'd like a 2.8 inch and it to be touch screen. But most of all I'd rather it work on both boards without much hassle.
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ST7789 TFT display only shows a correct image while Arduino reset button is held down - Why?

I am trying to get the ST7789 TFT display to work with Arduino. I followed online guides for connections and am using the fast library fron github and included workbench ino (https://github.com/...
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Arduino UNO with NRF24l01 + touch screen [closed]

I have an Arduino UNO, a NRF24L01 as receiver (receive data from elsewhere), and this touch screen from Adafruit for display and control. The Adafruit TFT is a shield so it fits the UNO perfectly. ...
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Alternatives to Nextion display

I am wanting to have a display where I can design the GUI on a program and then somehow transfer it to the display. For the graphics I want to make, it would be really hard to manually write the code. ...
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Black screen when using higher SPI-speed for RA8857 LCD-controller

I'm using an Arduino Due that talks via SPI to an LCD (800x480) with the RA8875 controller chip. The most recent datasheet I could find is: RA8875 datasheet. Everything works as expected when using ...
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How to expand an Arduino when using a TFT display shield?

I am really new to this Arduino stuff. I can't figure out one of my problems on my own. I am using this 2.4 TFT display shield on an Arduino Uno. It works fine so far: I have coded a little sketch ...
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I want a bar type display for my Arduino Project

I am trying to make a smart table project. But I have stumbled upon one problem, that is I don't know which display should I use. I need a display that has roughly aspect ratio of 2:1 but also has a ...
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Is there a Arduino UI library that provides dialog box and button functionality at a minimum?

I have been looking at the Arduino TFT Library and it supports all the bits and pieces for making a simple display, but I am looking for something a little higher level that has primitive dialog box ...
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5 inch TFT LCD for Arduino

I want to use a 5 inch 800x480 TFT display (touch not needed) with an Arduino (mega, uno or due). I'm thinking of buying this display: link (buydisplay.com). How can I connect this ? I have also ...
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Arduino Video player?

I want to play video from SD card by using arduino mega 2560 and TFT 3.2" touch screen is it possible ? if yes please tell me. thanks in adavance
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TFT Screen & ATMEGA168

I have a Arduinio nano and a ATMEGA168. I'm using the ST7789 library. The sample code which comes with the library runs perfectly and runs the display when using the Nano, but the same code does ...
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Trouble obtaining values from Nextion screen to Arduino

Currently I have a setup running an Arduino BME 280 sensor and a 4.3" Nextion screen. What my program does is sent all the calculated values from the BME to numbers and progress bars in my ...
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Bug read an image from SD card and draw it on TFT

I have developed a code to read an image stored on my SD Card and display it on a TFT. I can read the image from the SD Card successfully but I cannot draw it on the TFT. I dunno where is the bug. ...
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Esplora: Connecting a 2-Wire Speaker to Arduino Esplora

I am currently trying to make a simple game system with my Arduino Esplora, however I have noticed something. The Arduino Esplora has no pins for a 2-pin speaker that I get from a RadioShack store (...
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Looking for hardware - 3.5" TFT with capacitive touch

I'm looking for a 3.5" display (480x320) with a capacitive touch attached. Anyone have some experiences? I want to drive the display with 8bit. If there are existing libraries that would be highly ...
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mcufriend 2.4 TFT with ESP8266

I have this TFT: Now, the problem is, I will not use this as a shield (i.e. I will not just put it on top of an Arduino Uno). I will use it with an ESP8266 (NodeMCU). I want to know how to wire them ...
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Connecting LCD TFT shield to NodeMCU

I have the following screen: I want to connect it to a NodeMCU device: I read somewhere that it is not possible. However, I am not interested in the touch ability nor the SD card. I just want to ...
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Using the touchscreen.getpoint causes program to instantly crash

this code runs fine until I add in the if statement surrounding the draw screen() method. upon clicking the screen, the program instantly crashes, turning the screen white. any help would be ...
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WDT ISR not called when SPI ST7789 module initiated

Using the .init function for the ST7789 TFT screen prevents my WDT ISR from firing. What explains this behaviour, and is there something I can do? Any other timer ISR I could use instead? #include <...
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Arduino NANO hardware SPI not working

I have an Arduino NANO clone and a 2.4" ILI9341 TFT display. The VCC and LCD pins of the display are connected to the 5V pin of the board. The GND to the GND. All the logic pins are connected to ...
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LCD TFT 2.4"" changes the values of analog read of Arduino Mega

I have a Arduino Mega with LCD TFT 2.4"" with reading 5v signal on A8 pin (Arduino mega pin) from a raspberry pi (just to test). They are grounded together. When the Arduino is without the ...
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Drawing a line at a given angle

Im attempting a device that measures lean angle. I have an ESP8266 + MPU6050 + SSD1306 setup, and I've managed to build a shaky but somewhat functioning device. What Id like to do is use the ...
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ESP32 with Lolin 2.4 inch TFT Shield Power control

I am running out of intelligence trying to control a Lolin 2.4 Inch TFT shield. I connected the shield via the official TFT connector to a Lolin D32 Pro. I am using the ILI9341 libary from Adafruit. ...
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ST7735s 1.8" SPI 128x160 TFT Module - White Screen

I am having an issue in my 1.8" TFT LCD module with SPI interface in Arduino Nano. I keep seeing the white screen on my tft. I have made the following connections using Jumper cables: RST --- ...
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Using Waveshare Raspberry Pi TFT LCD with Arduino Uno

I have a 3.5 inch Waveshare Raspberry Pi TFT LCD which uses the XPT2046 Touch Controller. I want to use this LCD screen with my Arduino Uno. I originally believed something like this was impossible, ...
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Connecting multiple TFT panels to Arduino Uno via SPI?

Is it possible to connect more than one TFT screen (like this one or similar: https://www.adafruit.com/products/1651) to an Arduino Uno? I'm wanting to connect and control two color screens at once; ...
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TFT screen to change sketches

I have an Uno + WiFi 101 thermometer and I'd like to be able to take it places and easily change WiFi network SSIDs and passwords. Can I use a TFT screen to make these changes to a sktech or am I ...
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Possible way to interface a TFT touch panel with Arduino [duplicate]

I have a salvaged 40-pin TFT touch panel, and I am trying to see if I can control it with an Arduino. What are my chances of getting a driver for it ? I bought a RA8875 Driver Board from Adafruit, but ...
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2.4" TFT LCD is only showing white screen, but the touch functions still work

Hi (Sorry for the long post). The other day I finally found a code that worked on my standard 2.8" TFT LCD by Simkeim, but then I pressed the bottom left corner too hard and the screen went white....
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Driver configuration not showing the right numbers on the Graphics Test example's serial monitor for Adafruit IlI9341 library

I have a 2.8" Color TFT Touchscreen from Adafruit, and I'm currently trying to set it up. I've been following this guide to set up the screen. The screen powers on when connected to power, but it'...
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How to avoid two arduino components using the same digital PIN [duplicate]

I'm trying to build an Arduino project where it involves a TFT and an ethernet W5500 component. Here's the project I want to build to learn Arduino. However I wanted to change the board that already ...
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anyone heard of MCUDEV_TFT1.44 display? I can't figure out how to connect it to Arduino

I bought this tft display on Aliexpress: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001579367288.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.72164c4doyqAub it says "MCUDEV_TFT1.44" below the display. I can't find ...
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Getting Trouble in multiple ST7789 SPI LCDs (without CS) with ESP32

I am developing a product in which i have to use 5 LCDs. The LCD i am using does not contain CS pin. SO i had to use MUX for muxing of complete SPI bus from one LCD to other. But the issue i am facing ...
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Maximizing SPI-speed between Arduino DUE and RA8875 display driver

For a project I would like to be able to control my RA8875 display driver as quick as possible using an Arduino due. I started from the Adafruit library and replaces all "digitalWrites" ...
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TFT menu system sometimes doesn't refresh the screen properly

I have a project in which I control a display using an Arduino Due microcontroller. The user can navigate on the TFT display (RA8875 driver ic) with a rotary enconder/pushbutton. The display shows a ...
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Object composition (class uses class)

I would like to write a class which utilises another class and it´s member functions. I found out that this is object composition and read some examples of how to do it but it ither doesn´t work for ...
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Problem with gps.encode() using TinyGPS library

First, see the schematics (attached). The GPS is working properly when I write code only for reading data from it as below: //Connect with pin 18 and 19 #include <TinyGPS.h> //long lat,lon; //...
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Display GPS module data to my TFT display

I am using Arduino Mega 2560 and I have written code for my GPS module (Neo-6m-0-001/GY-NEO6MV2) and it is working fine independently. I also have written code for Compass module (QMC5883L) which is ...
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Output of mlx90614 to mcufriend tft/lcd, not getting displayed

Newbie here !! Im trying to display the output of my MLX90614 sensor on mcufriend tft display (with arduino UNO). But unable to do so. I can only see the TFT being lit to white color, text -> "Target" ...
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Displaying Keypad Input on TFT Display

For a project of mine I have always wanted to build an electronic load and I am mostly done. However I have found myself stuck at one part that I thought would be simple but has thus only caused ...
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Arduino UTFT Touch align RIGHT with margin

I am using a TFT Touch screen on an Arduino Mega, with UTFT and UTouch libraries. When I use the code below, the text is aligning to right, all the way to the edge of the screen. Is it possible to ...
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Adafruit 2.8 TFT LCD Touchscreen 4 wire pins - unclear instructions

Warning - Noob question I am trying to follow the instructions provided by the vendor https://learn.adafruit.com/2-8-tft-touch-shield/touchscreen-paint-example to no avail. Specifically: We ...
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Generate & Display QR using Nodemcu on TFT Display ST7789 240*240

I have NodeMCU & ST7789 TFT display. I want to generate QR Code of any dynamic input and display it on my TFT display. Not able to find any suitable reference. All Standard QR code libraries only ...
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Arduino TFT LCD Data Logger

Can I use Arduino TFT LCD Module ILI9341 as a data logger? It has an SD card slot at the back, I wonder if the data will be saved on the SD card? Thanks!
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TouchScreen GUI Reference Guide Help

Recently I have gotten some Touchscreens to add to my projects and I am very excited to use them. However, I am not sure where I can find a guide to help me create my own GUI with the touchscreens. ...
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Why does my TFT keep turning white after moments?

Alright, seems there is something wrong I am doing that I don't understand. Before I start explaining, my question is different than this white screen question. First of all my TFT ST7735 is working ...
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Arduino 3.5" TFT Display going blank after sending data through I2C

I'm trying to use I2C to send and receive commands between an Arduino UNO R3 and an Arduino Mega R3, with a 3.5" TFT display connected to the Mega. I have verified that my display is fully functional ...
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problem with char array iteration and strcmp

New to Arduino and programming so forgive me if this is trivial but I've searched and can't find an answer... Goal: I want to convert decimal values to their equivalent fraction... eg: 0.125=1/8. I ...