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PiTFT is a family of TFT displays for the Pi including touchscreens.

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RPi 2 and 3.95 TFT ili9488

I have bought a 3.95 inch TFTLCD for Raspberry Pi (ILI9488 from mcufriend) and I can't get it to work. I am just mildly experienced with Raspberry and Linux, but the way this type of screen was shown ...
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Kivy and 3.5PiTFT

I have written an application with Kivy that I want to run on my raspberry pi. I have a model 2 pi, a 3.5 inch PiTFT. I am connected via HDMI to an external screen. I followed the instructions for ...
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How to install PiTFT and use to the GPIO for other usage (like serial console)

I am about to install PiTFT on a RPi model B. However, doing so, I will lose the GPIOs for other usage (like a serial cable cable, for instance). Is it possible to install a PiTFT and still have a ...
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Pi zero hat compatibility

I need help determining if these two devices are compatible on the raspberry pi zero w. I just got the adafruit pitft plus 2.8 https://www.adafruit.com/product/2298 Site says pins used are SCK ...
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Android operating system with touchscreen?

So, I bought a "LCD Display, Kuman 3.5 Inch 480x320 TFT Touch Screen Monitor for Raspberry Pi" from Amazon. Now, I thought it was plug and go, but it's not. No biggy, I decided to figure out how to ...
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Pygame from console with PiTFT

I wrote a simple script that uses pygame to display the information. However, I found that it won't display on screen when I call it from terminal through SSH. I found this guide/solution on adafruit, ...
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Display raspicamera on PiTFT screen

There is tutorial like texys-2-8-inch-touchscreen-with-raspicamcorder-step-1 that use a tool that copy framebuffer rpi-fbcp. After installation of notro firmware and loading PiTFT module : sudo ...
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Is there a way to detect if a PiTFT display screen is connected?

I am trying to detect if a PiTFT screen is connected. Is there some kind of GPIO pin I can probe and detect it to some extent?
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Safe to solder directly onto Pi GPIO pins?

I just purchased an Adafruit 2.2" PiTFT screen with the intent of fitting it inside an official Raspberry Pi case. If fits pretty well just resting directly onto the GPIO pins (without the supplied ...