Monthly Archives: February 2016

DC2N5-LC PCB update

I decided to delay ordering the DC2N5-LC PCBs as the current exchange rate USD-GBP is unfavourable for payments in GBP. I expect things to change substantially quite soon, at least for a short time, so I plan to delay the … Continue reading

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TAPClean Front End – revising the HTML report

The HTML report generated by TAPClean Front End looks quite dated nowadays so I decided to get it up to speed with support even for mobile devices. Here are a few examples of the new look: I find the new look … Continue reading

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TAPClean Front End update

A new release of TAPClean Front End is now available for download for Windows and 64-bit Linux at the usual download location on my main website. As a bonus, I’m providing Raspberry Pi 2 binaries as well. They are provided … Continue reading

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More eBay fun around the LCD panels

Today I decided to start an official eBay case to address the eBay seller who sold me red LCD panels V1.1 and subsequently V2.1, which are incompatible. Here’s the answer they sent that made it impossible for me to try and make them … Continue reading

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DC2N5-Low Cost PCB design completed!

I’ve finally completed the PCB design for DC2N5-LC. In the next few days I will do a few more checks and if everything is OK, I will send it to manufacturing 🙂

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Dealing with Chinese eBay sellers can be difficult

In order to ascertain which version of the red 1.44′ SPI LCD panel they are currently shipping, I asked 13 eBay sellers “a question about the item” from within their listing. This is the sort of enquiry one would make … Continue reading

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1.44′ SPI 128*128 LCD panels based on ILI9163 explained

Right, so I had a chance to put together a few pictures in order to illustrate the differences between version 1.1 and version 2.1 of the red LCD panels as per below: For both panels the panel resolution selection pins … Continue reading

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