[Guide] ili9163 SPI TFT Screen on Retropie

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[Guide] ili9163 SPI TFT Screen on Retropie

Post by RedPixel » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:58 am

Based on the awesome guide by moosepr, and some help from him on this forum and a topic on the RetroPie forums, I created a little guide for the even smaller SPI screens 1.44" 128*128 pixel and 1.8" 128*160 pixels. These screens have an ili9163 instead of an ili9341.

The thread this guide is based on: [Guide] ili9341 SPI TFT Screen on Retropie You need this guide for the larger than 1.8" screens!

The guide for the smaller screens: Connecting an SPI ILI9163 Screen to RetroPie

These are the screens that have headers marked LED, SCK, SDA, A0, RESET, CS, GND and VCC.

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Re: [Guide] ili9163 SPI TFT Screen on Retropie

Post by moosepr » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:53 pm

Very nicely done! Looks pretty 😀
Get a small cheep LCD in your project https://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=2312
Wrap it all round a battery https://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2292
Or use a custom PCB to make it really small https://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2512
or make it really really really really tiny!! https://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2919

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