LCD Touchscreen HAT for Raspberry Pi - TFT 3.5in. (480x320)

This LCD Touchscreen HAT fits snuggly on top of the Raspberry Pi, practically form fitting on top of it so as not to compromise the over all dimensions of the credit card sized single board computer. The resistive touchscreen provides you with an easy way to display information coming off of the Raspberry Pi and the OS currently running on it.

The 4:3 aspect ratio backlit LCD equipped on this HAT possesses a resolution of 480 by 320 pixels with over 65 thousand colors and an SPI interface with a 16MHz driver speed. Simply plug the 13x2 GPIO header into your desired Raspberry Pi and you’ll be able to start using your new resistive touch screen!

  • 1x LCD Touchscreen HAT
  • 1x Touch Pen
  • LCD Type: TFT
  • LCD Interface: SPI
  • Resistive Touch Screen
  • XPT2046 Touch Screen Controller
  • 65536 Colors
  • Backlight LED
  • Resolution: 480x320
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • SPI Diver Speed: 16MHz

LCD Touchscreen HAT for Raspberry Pi - TFT 3.5in. (480x320) Product Help and Resources

LCD Driver Information

To drive this display using the Driver install here run the “sudo ./LCD35-show” command in the LXTerminal.


Core Skill: Programming

If a board needs code or communicates somehow, you're going to need to know how to program or interface with it. The programming skill is all about communication and code.

3 Programming

Skill Level: Competent - The toolchain for programming is a bit more complex and will examples may not be explicitly provided for you. You will be required to have a fundamental knowledge of programming and be required to provide your own code. You may need to modify existing libraries or code to work with your specific hardware. Sensor and hardware interfaces will be SPI or I2C.
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Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.

2 Electrical Prototyping

Skill Level: Rookie - You may be required to know a bit more about the component, such as orientation, or how to hook it up, in addition to power requirements. You will need to understand polarized components.
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Customer Comments

  • Ssaltuc / last week / 1

    It looks like the answer is no.. You can switch between the two (HDMI and LCD) but each time it looks like it will require a reboot.

  • Will this work at the same time as an external HDMI? I’m looking for a way to have a small controller like this to run a scoreboard which is an HDMI monitor.. I"d want the display duplicated across both screens, displaying the same things..

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