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This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale. This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious.
Description: Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this color LCD in our catalog. This page is for reference only.
Finally! Color LCDs you can afford and play with! Yet another product based on an SFE customer request, this 128x128 mini color LCD is a perfect match for your next portable application.
What we’ve found over in China is a ‘copy’ of the Nokia LCD found in models 6100, 6610, 7210, 7250, and 5100. We don’t know what phones it fits, and we don’t really care. This inexpensive LCD comes with a powerful white LED backlight and a relatively simple serial interface. It’s a 9-bit interface, so beware. But we were able to get the LCD up and running on a LPC2138 with a few hours worth of work.
Please note: This LCD is meant to replace a broken screen in a cell phone. The connector (both on the LCD and on the PCB) was not designed for multiple attachment/detachment. Please secure your LCD in place with double stick tape to prevent stress on these connectors. This LCD is small! Please see the comparative photos. With that said, it is still superbly readable at arms length (cell phone technology).
We’ve got the LCD and example C code for $15. You really can’t say no! We even sell the loose connector for $2 in case you are worried about soldering the tight 0.5mm pitch.
Note: This shield uses the Epson S1D15G10 or Philips PCF8833 controller (we cannot guarantee which one you will receive. Please see Jim Lynch’s tutorial below as to why.
Frame Dimensions: 1.35x1.58"
Active Display Dimensions: 1.2"x1.2"
Pin Out (use the numbering visible on the display connector):
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