The TFT LCD screen is a great way to detach your computer, and have the Arduino relay information that you need to know onto the LCD. A great part of the LCD is that it has a built in microSD card socket. You can store images on the microSD card socket, and even some text!
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Step 1: Parts & Tools
Arduino UNO (Amazon, $22)
Arduino TFT LCD Screen (Arduino Store, ~$28)
ArduSensor Pot (Qtechknow, $8)
Half Sized Breadboard (Amazon, $5.50)
microSD Card 2GB (optional, Amazon, ~$6)
microSD Card Adapter & USB SD card reader
Step 2: TFT LCD Basics
LCDs, or liquid crystal displays, are easy to use with your Arduino. They are a very simple ways of telling the user data from the Arduino. Standard 16x2 character LCDs are found in grocery stores, when the display tells you what you bought as the cashier scans each item, and how much it costs.