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    • 7 '' TFT-LCD module with a 16/24-bit RGB parallel conversion board based on TSC2046

    Overview

    The LCD8000-70T-EX1 is a 7inch LCD display module by element14 for use with RIoT board. For connecting the LCD module to RIoTboard needs the help of a LCD-Ex expansion board.

    LCD8000-70T-EX1 is a TFT-LCD module with a 16 bit RGB parallel conversion board. The conversion board is integrates a TSC2046 chip for touch function and a 3.3V regulation chip with capability to implement I2C control and PWM backlight control. It supports 16-bit driving modes for LCD displays, as well as connecting SPI 4-wire resistive touch-screen.

    Note: The blue stripe at the end of 50-pin FPC cable should be facing upward when connecting the LCD module to LCD-Ex expansion board. LCD8000-70T-EX1 do NOT support hot plugging

    Features

    The LCD8000-70T-EX1 module requires below mentioned hardware and softwares to work with.

    Hardware Requirements:

    • RIoTboard
    • 5V Power Adapter
    • LCD8000-70T-EX1
    • UART8000-U Cable

    Software Requirements:

    • Operating System: RIoTboard Linux or Android
    • Version: Linux SVN2591 or higher; Android SVN2597 or higher

    Ships With

    • LCD-Ex Expansion Board
    • 7” Touchscreen LCD Module with 50-pin FPC Cable

    FAQs

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    How do I set my board to use the LCD8000?
    You will need to add a command to the U-BOOT system. This is done during the bootup process. Details can be found in the User Manual on Pages 3 & 4 for Linux, and Page 6 for Android.
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    Is there any special way to connect the LCD8000?
    The FPC Cable has a Blue Stripe at the end, which must be facing upward when connecting the cable to the LCD EX-Expansion board.
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    Can I hot plug the LCD8000?
    No, the LCD8000-70T-EX1 does not support hot plugging.
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    Will the Touch Screen be calibrated?
    No, you will need to Calibrate after installing. See page 7 of the User Manual.
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    Where can I find more information on the Touch Screen Controller?
    The LCD8000-70T-EX1 uses a 4 wire Touch Screen Controller from Texas Instruments. You can find more information on it on at www.element14.com by searching for TSC2046.

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