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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.

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Shane McGlaun
Published Tue, Apr 15 2014 12:06 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

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.

New Raspberry Pi 2.8-inch and 4.3-inch LCD kits surface | TweakTown.com

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.

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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