18TFTap

Miniture Colour Graphics TFT display

December 5, 2013

AndyPi’s latest product (available January probably March 2014) is a miniature 128 x 160 pixels colour graphic TFT display. The sky is the limit as to what you could use this for – its more flexible that our HD44780 LCDs, but a little more complicated to set up (only a little!). The drivers have been […]

Python

Python Controlled LCD

October 19, 2013

You can output pretty much anything you want to AndyPi’s LCD. It is controlled using Python, making use of the wiringpi and RPi.GPIO libraries, but you can also use C. Step-by-step instructions below show you how to display your IP address and a scrolling message from the BBC news RSS feed. You could also output […]

RASPYFI

AndyPi LCD with Volumio (RaspyFi)

September 19, 2013

AndyPi LCDs also work really well with Volumio (formely called RaspyFi). This distribution has been optimised for playing high quality audio (often through a usb DAC device hooked up to some high quality speakers). You can control it via any web enabled device, through your browser or an iOS or Android app. (Note – this […]

4_PLUG&GO_GREEN_LCD

RASPBMC Track Display LCD

September 4, 2013

This is an inexpensive way of providing visual output for a Raspberry Pi media centre. It lists the track title and artist when playing mp3′s for example, and could be used when the media centre is controlled by an android remote but no RCA or HDMI screen is connected. AndyPi sells a complete kit of […]

IronStand

AndyPi LCD Wiring & Soldering Instructions

September 4, 2013

These instructions (and videos) give details for making up the AndyPi LCD kit, or making your own from scratch. It is very straightforward and just requires some soldering, and wire cutting. AndyPi sells a ready assembled Plug & Go version (Buy it here) so if you have this, just skip to part 2, connecting the […]

Special Offer April 2014

March 30, 2014

AndyPi’s Green Plug & Go LCDs are on special offer during April 2014 whilst stocks last, £1 off our normal price – just check out using the Buy it Now page!

magpi

MagPi Article!

December 5, 2013

In December 2013′s issue of the MagPi (the Raspberry Pi community magazine), you can read AndyPi’s article (page 14-15)! A fuller description of setting up an LCD with Python is available on this website. Watch out for more sub-£20 graphic LCDs for the Raspberry Pi coming in the new year.