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New Raspberry Pi 2.8-inch and 4.3-inch LCD kits surface

Two new Raspberry Pi touchscreen DIY starter kits have launched that offer users the ability to easily add a touchscreen display to their Pi projects
By: Shane McGlaun | Maker & DIY News | Posted: Apr 15, 2014 5:06 pm

DIY and hacker types that like working on their own projects will be glad to hear that RS Components has a couple new LCD kits that are available for Raspberry pi-based projects. There are two LCD kits offered that promise to be easy to wire to the Pi.




One of the kits is the 2.8-inch uLCD-28TU-PI measuring 2.8-inches. The screen has a resolution of 240 x 320 and resistive touch capability. It also has an onboard audio amp and speaker. The other LCD starter kit is a 4.3-inch uLCD-43PTU-PI kit that has a resolution of 480 x 272.


Each of the starter kits has other components in common including a 4D serial Pi adapter, 2GB microSD card, and a uUSB-Pa5 programming adapter. The kits also come with a 150mm female-female jumper cable and a 5-way male-male adapter. Both starter kits are available now.


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