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RIoTboard

2 Posts authored by: shabaz Top Member
Part 2: Introduction This project is about connecting a screen from a laptop to the RIoTboard. For a full introduction, see part 1 by clicking here, it goes into more detail about this project. This part 2 covers the circuit and powering up the display.   Here is an example photo of the result (wood mock-up stand, it will be tidied up later), this is a 12.1 inch display from a laptop. The RIoTboard is temporarily attached to the rear of the display:   How does it work? The RIoTboard ...
Part 1: Introduction (Click here for Part 2). Thanks so much to doctorcdf and nlarson at element14 for always inspiring me and others, I was very proud to receive two free RIoTboards for a couple of projects. The RIoTboard is one of the latest very low cost single board computers (SBC) with a decent processor capable of running Android or Linux.   This first project is to connect it up to a Thin Film Transistor (TFT) LCD display as found on old laptops, with a view to eventually convertin ...