NTSC/PAL (Television) TFT Display - 1.5 Diagonal

$60.37

Part Number:  AF-910
Brand:  Adafruit Australia

DescriptionYes, this is an adorable miniature television! The visible display measures only 1.5" diagonal, the TFT comes with a NTSC/PAL driver board. The display is very easy to use - simply connect 6-15VDC to the red and black wires, then connect a composite video source to the yellow and black wire. Voila, a television display! There's a little button to adjust the LED backlight brightness...
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Description

Yes, this is an adorable miniature television! The visible display measures only 1.5" diagonal, the TFT comes with a NTSC/PAL driver board. The display is very easy to use - simply connect 6-15VDC to the red and black wires, then connect a composite video source to the yellow and black wire. Voila, a television display! There's a little button to adjust the LED backlight brightness (5 levels) - there is no other adjustment available but they found that the color and contrast look great right out of the box.

To demonstrate it, they took some photos with the display connected to a Raspberry Pi, but it will also work connected to any analog composite-video output such as a YBox or Propeller w/Video out. It will not work with a device that only outputs VGA, HDMI or any other digital video signal.

Please note, these miniature displays are very delicate and require care to avoid ripping the delicate flex connector. These are best used by electronics geeks who have experience and are comfortable working with delicate electronic components. WE CANNOT REPLACE DAMAGED DISPLAYS if you are not careful and rip the flex connector!

Technical Details

  • Power with 6-15VDC only into onboard buck converter
  • 50mA power draw at 12V, 120mA at 5V
  • Control board measures 48mm x 32mm
  • Four 3mm drill holes on a 43mm x 28mm square
  • Resolution: 160 RGB x 240
  • Dot pitch:Dot pitch: 0.0625mm wide x 0.0938mm high
  • Visible display dimensions: 29.79mm horizontal x 22.32mm vertical
  • Display plastic case dimensions: 37.1mm x 32.7mm x 2.6mm
  • Note that the brightness adjustment resets on power cycle!

There are some specs for the raw TFT panel display itself here

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