Is this not the cutest little display for the Raspberry Pi? It features a 2.8" display with 320x240 16-bit color pixels and a resistive touch overlay. The plate uses the high speed SPI interface on the Pi and can use the mini display as a console, X window port, displaying images or video etc. Best of all it plugs right in on top!

This updated design fits perfectly onto the Pi Zero, Pi 3, Pi 2 or Model A+, B+! (Any Pi with a 2x20 connector) Not for use with an old Pi 1 with 2x13 connector If you'd like to use a 2.8" display with the original Pi A or Pi B,  check out the Model B version. This one also has all 40 pins GPIO pins brought out so you can connect a 40-pin GPIO cable underneath. Now that it's the same outline as a Pi Zero/3/2/B+ it fits well on top of a Pi in our Raspberry Pi Enclosure base and can use our faceplate for a compact touchscreen Pi

The display and touchscreen uses the hardware SPI pins (SCK, MOSI, MISO, CE0, CE1) as well as GPIO #25 and #24. All other GPIO are unused. Since we had a tiny bit of space, there's 4 slim tactile switches wired to four GPIOs, that you can use if you want to make a basic user interface. For example, you can use one as a power on/off button. See below for the link to get the optional tact switches, they're not included.

Use it for console access or easily pop up X11 onto the PiTFT for a mini monitor, although its rather small at 320x240. Instead, we recommend using PyGame or other SDL-drawing programs to write onto the frame buffer.

Raspberry Pi computer and enclosure not included! As of July 27th, 2015 this display comes fully assembled and includes 4 tactile switches soldered on.  Check out our detailed tutorial on how to play videos, display images, and otherwise customize your PiTFT.

 //www.youtube.com/embed/Z3UJymhblqY?start=580

 

Make your own Cloud-connected point-and-shoot camera
Add a compact 320x240 resolution screen to the top of your Pi
An exploration of network communication from the shell using Pygame and the PiTFT.
Install Kali Linux on your Pi, and add a kernel that supports Adafruit's PiTFT display.
How to run a Processing sketch on the Pi & PiTFT display.
Make a portable Raspberry Pi 2 game console
Fun with a camera, temperature sensor, PiTFT, PyGame, and adafruit.io REST, MQTT and API calls.
Build your own mini thermal camera

(AF-2298)

SKU AF-2298
Brand Adafruit

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