Last time I had a project on 16x2 LCD display. After that I thought, 'it would be awesome if using a color display instead.' When I searched a color display for Arduino UNO, I found there is limitation using UNO:

"Due to the size of the library I do not recommend using it on ATmega328 (Arduino 2009/Uno) and ATmega32U4 (Arduino Leonardo) as they only have 32KB of flash memory."

The details can be found with this link: http://henningkarlsen.com/electronics/library.php?id=51

To make this project less complicated, I also bought Arduino Mega 2560 finally. : P

This is a 2.4" TFT display with 240x320 resolution that supports both SD card and touch screen. I am so excited and wanna try it as soon as possible.

Step 1: Parts

2.4" TFT Display

Arduino MEGA 2560


Small breadboard

<p>Excellent tutorial! Thanks for sharing this.</p>
<p>Hi!<br><br>Do I need to wire all these things?<br><br>DB0-&gt;DB7 to pin D37-&gt;D30</p><p>DB8-&gt;DB15 to pin D22-&gt;D29<br><br>I only want to use display (without touch and card reader). Maybe some wires don't have to be connected?<br><br>Thanks</p>
<p>Here is a new UART TFT LCD, it support the WYSIWYG editor to build your UI in PC and download it via USB. It can be control by Arduino via UART, so just use the Serial.print() you can make it display many images. And do't worry about the font ! You can build it yourself and download to the TFT LCD.</p><p>Its indigogo page here with detailed in introduce:Amazing price!! 10USD 2.4&quot; with free shipping.....</p><p><a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/nextion-a-cost-effective-high-performance-tft-hmi/x/4283045" rel="nofollow">https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/nextion-a-cost-...</a></p><p>Here is 2 blogs about using the Arduino to build the UI tutorial:</p><p><a href="http://blog.iteadstudio.com/product-preview-nextion-in-an-arduino-project-2/" rel="nofollow">http://blog.iteadstudio.com/product-preview-nextio...</a></p><p><a href="http://blog.iteadstudio.com/product-preview-nextion-in-an-arduino-project-3/" rel="nofollow">http://blog.iteadstudio.com/product-preview-nextio...</a></p>
<p>hi</p><p>can you please help me with connecting this screen to the uno board.</p><p>thanx in advance</p>
<p>you can get the wiring at the end of this pdf file:</p><p>http://henningkarlsen.com/electronics/files/UTFT_Requirements.pdf</p>
<p>Thank you for this great tutorial! I have the same TFT, and have been searching for a way to connect it to a Ramps 1.4, to work as a screen for my 3D printer.<br><br>Can you tell me if it is possible to use the SD card part of the shield? I've read somewhere that it isn't working, and it seems to me that the IC that would control it is not there, so I think it won't work without that IC.</p><p>Keep up the good work! ;)</p>
<p>Very cool! Thanks for including the video!</p>

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