Category Archives: Arduino

LCD Touch Screen Information

Most of the traffic I receive on this site is from people looking for additional information about the small, inexpensive touch screen LCDs commonly sold on eBay.  While I’m not an expert on these screens, I’ll be happy to help provide all of the information I can and update this post regularly.  I also ask… Read More »

Touch Screen on the Arduino Mega 2560

This is an addition to my post about the Touch Screen Shield for Arduino UNO, so if you’ve landed here, that may be a good place to start for more information. Several people have asked about using this touch screen shield with the Arduino Mega, but I didn’t have much advice to offer because I… Read More »

Touch Screen Shield for Arduino UNO

I’d like to start compiling information about the screens people are using. Please visit this page before you go, where I also have a sketch that attempts to read the LCDs driver code without any additional libraries. My First Shield I was looking for some type of touch screen for the Arduino when I ran… Read More »

Bitmap Converter for Arduino LCD

I wrote this small utility last night to convert 24-bit bitmaps, which somewhat inconveniently load from the bottom up, into a 16-bit, top-down format that can be directly loaded into the graphic memory of the small LCD I’m working with (see more here).  The result is a pretty drastic increase in load speed, not to… Read More »