1.8" Colour Display Module for micro:bit (160x128)

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This is a colourful display module designed for the BBC micro:bit, giving you a whole new way to make projects. The display is 1.8" with a 160x128 pixel resolution capable of displaying 65k colours.

The easy to use dedicated MakeCode package for this display makes it easy to start experimenting with colours, objects, shapes, strings and more, using the drag and drop elements. Examples of this can be seen on the Wiki page for this display.

Plug your micro:bit into the display connector and you're ready to go!

Note: micro:bit and cable not included.

Features

  • micro:bit edge connector - directly pluggable
  • Embedded ST7735S driver
  • Supports 65K colours
  • Onboard SRAM 23LC1024 used as display cache
  • SPI interface - uses only a few IO pins
  • Backlight adjustment via PWM
  • Reserved solder pads for control interface makes it easy to connect with Arduino boards
  • Comes with online development resources (micro:bit graphical demo/user manual)

Package Contents

  • 1x 1.8" LCD for micro:bit

Resources

Specifications

  • Driver: ST7735S
  • Resolution: 160x128
  • Display colour: RGB, 65K colours
  • Operating voltage: 3.3V
  • Dimension: 61mm x 51.5mm

Pinout

Pin micro:bit Pin Description
3V3 3V3 Power
GND GND Ground
MISO P14 SPI data master input/slave output
MOSI P15 SPI data master output/slave input
SCK P13 SPI clock input
LCD_CS P16 LCD chip selection
RAM_CS P2 SRAM chip selection
DC P12 LCD data/command
RST P8 LCD reset
BL P1 LCD backlight

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