chipKIT Uno32 and Nokia 5110 LCD

I have just finished writing up a new tutorial on using the Nokia 5110 graphical LCD with the chipKIT platform. Nokia 5110 LCD was used in Nokia’s popular 5110 and 3310 model cell phones and is a very popular display among the Arduino community because of its low cost (~$3 on eBay). It is a 48×84 pixels matrix LCD driven by the low-power PCD8544 controller chip. It is powered by 3.3V and includes on-chip generation of LCD supply and bias voltages, thus requiring minimum external components for its operation. This tutorial explores the PCD8544 serial bus interface and its connection with chipKIT Uno32 board for displaying text, graphics, and bitmap.

 

chipKIT Uno32 and Nokia 5110 LCD

Read the full tutorial!

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Getting Started with chipKIT DP32

chipKIT DP32 Pin Diagram by Jay Weeks
chipKIT DP32 Pin Diagram

If you’ve never checked out the chipKIT DP32 board, you now have a good reason. The truth of the matter is that the DP32 is a hidden gem in the collection of chipKIT boards because of its low price and its built-in breadboard.

To explore this little gem visit the tutorial on Instructables (or click the image above), and you’ll find all you need to get started!

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