TED-96 Starter Kit

TED-96 is the OEM Kit version of the TIMI-96 module and is aimed for product integration where TIMI-96 form-factor may not be suited. As opposed to the stand-alone version, this kit also includes a Mates Programmer to get you set up easily!

Wrapped in a sleek metal frame, TED-96 can be viewed at any angle. Boasting a full RBG (65K vivid colors) display with 160×80 resolution. TED-96 is a 0.96” TFT LCD display module that is driven directly by a PIXXI-28 graphics processor from 4D Labs. It features both castellated and through-hole pads at each end of the module, allowing for different mounting options.

TED-96 was created to be used in products or projects after development has been done on the TIMI-96 module, where a permanent installation is required. TIMI-96 was designed as a flexible design aid, primarily to simulate components readouts and meters, which would otherwise be cumbersome or demanding on hardware resources for breadboard or electronic development. Simulating component readouts allows accelerated development and retains the often-limited GPIO hardware associated with many developments. TED-96 then steps in after this development has been done, for integration into a product.

TED-96’s main interface is a 3.3V level Asynchronous Serial UART and features 6 GPIO (3 more than TIMI-96) which can be used as Digital or Analog inputs, Digital Outputs, Controller I2C Communication or PWM Audio output. These interfaces arm TED-96 with resources to be either a stand-alone controller, a Host driven peripheral, or a tethered test instrument, while being capable of interfacing and powering external devices itself. Powered by 4D Labs Pixxi-28 Graphics Processor.

NOTE: Soldering is required to attach included headers.

  • 1x TED-96
  • 1x Mates Programmer
  • 1x Hookup cable
  • 2x 6-pin Headers
  • 1x 5-pin Headers
  • 1x 5-pin right angle Headers
  • 160(W)x80(H) resolution TFT LCD, non-touch
  • RBG (65K vivid colors) display
  • 3.3V (5V tolerant) Serial UART interface, capable 300 to 2187500 Baud
  • Controller I2C (3.3V level) interface bus
  • 6 GPIO (3.3V level), 2 capable of Analog or I2C, 1 capable of PWM Audio
  • 16MB of External SPI Flash Memory
  • 32KB of Processor Flash Memory
  • 14KB of Processor SRAM for User Variables
  • Single supply 5V power input (*3.3V possible – See ‘System Pins’ Section)
  • Dedicated 3.3V 500mA power output for User
  • Standard 0.1” (2.54mm) pitch castellated and through hole pads
  • RoHS and REACH compliant
  • PCB is UL 94V-0 Flammability Rated
  • Weight approx. 5.0 grams

TED-96 Starter Kit Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Soldering

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Skill Level: Competent - You will encounter surface mount components and basic SMD soldering techniques are required.
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