Non-OLED/Nextion Screens

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Non-OLED/Nextion Screens

Post by W4OG » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:41 pm

I have a 1.8in TFT-LCD color screen. Can it work with PI-Star? Is so can anyone direct me to or thru the steps to get it to work?

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Re: Non-OLED/Nextion Screens

Post by KE0FHS » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:01 pm

I have no experience with that type of screen, but FYI, here are the Type of Display Choices in the MMDVMHost Configuration section of Pi-Star's Configuration page:
OLED, Nextion, HD44780, TFT Serial, or LCDproc
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Re: Non-OLED/Nextion Screens

Post by KE7FNS » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:44 pm

Yeah, like Toshen said those screens are not compatible with the current software. They could be if someone was willing to invest the time.

Do you have the model number or datasheet for it? I've got a 2.2 that I think uses SPI but its been so long since I've messed with it I can't remember.
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