Introducing the Arduino TFT LCD screen
In conjunction with the release of the new version of the Arduino IDE and the Arduino Robot, we’re also putting out a TCT LCD screen. The screen was developed in conjunction with Complubot and the library relies on the Adafruit GFX and ST7735 libraries.
The screen lets you do all sorts of fun things, like play games or lose the serial monitor to see the values from sensors.
The Arduino specific library, named TFT, extends the Adafruit libraries to support more Processing-like methods. You can write text, draw shapes, and show bitmap images on the screen in a way that should be familiar to users of Processing.
The screen works well with all types of Arduinos with a little bit of wiring, and fits perfectly in the Esplora and Robot sockets. In addition to all this other goodness, there’s a SD card slot on the back for storing pictures and other data.
If you want to learn more about the screen and what it’s capable of, check out the TFT library page, getting started guide, and product page.
You can buy the TFT screen from the Arduino store now!
If you have something cool you’ve made with this, let us know!
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