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Development Boards

The development tools for graphical displays are highly modular to allow many different sizes of glass to connect with various product families. The table below includes the recommended development board and display board needed for a fully functional development environment.

Solutions with Integrated Graphics Controllers


FamilyDevelopment BoardDisplay Boards Supported
 
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Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

QVGA 3.2" Graphics
Display Truly 240x320 Board
(AC164127-4)

Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

WQVGA 4.3" Graphics
Display Powertip 480x272 Board
(AC164127-6)

Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

VGA 5.7" Graphics
Display Truly 640x480 Board
(AC164127-8)

High-performance 4.3 WQVGA Display with MaxTouch

High-Performance
4.3" WQVGA Display
with MaxTouch® (AC320005-4)

High-performance 4.3 WQVGA Display with MaxTouch

High Performance
5" WVGA Display
with MaxTouch® (AC320005-5)

High-performance 4.3 WQVGA Display with MaxTouch

Prototype Boards
Connect Your Glass
(AC164139)

PIC32MZ DA

PIC32MZ DA
Starter Kits
( DM320008,
or DM320100)
+
DM320005_5-Thumb
Multimedia
Expansion
Board II
(DM320005-5)

NoNoNoYesYesNo
PIC24 "DA"

PIC24FJ256DA210 Board
(DM240312)
Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

YesYesYesNoNoYes
SAMA5D2

SAMA5D2
Evaluation Kits
SAMA5D27-SOM1-EK1
MPU32 SoM and SoM-EK Front
or
MPU32 ATSAMA5D2C XULT
ATSAMA5D2C-XULT

NoNoNoNoYesNo
SAMA5D4

SAMA5D4
Evaluation Kit
SAMA5D4-XULT
MPU32 ATSAMA4 XULT

NoNoNoNoYesNo
SAMA5D3

SAMA5D3
Evaluation Kit
SAMA5D3-XPLD
MPU32 ATSAMA4 XULT

NoNoNoNoYesNo

Low Cost Solution Without External Graphics Controller


FamilyDevelopment BoardDisplay Boards Supported
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Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

QVGA 3.2" Graphics
Display Truly 240x320 Board
(AC164127-4)

Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

WQVGA 4.3" Graphics
Display Powertip 480x272 Board
(AC164127-6)

Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

VGA 5.7" Graphics
Display Truly 640x480 Board
(AC164127-8)

High-performance 4.3 WQVGA Display with MaxTouch

Prototype Boards
Connect Your Glass
(AC164139)

PIC32 "LCC" Graphics

PIC32MX Starter Kits
( DM320003-2, or DM320100) or
Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)
LCC Graphics Board
(AC164144)

YesYesNoYes
PIC32 "LCC" Graphics

PIC32 GUI Development Board with Projected Capacitive Touch
( DM320015)
PIC32 GUI Development Board with Projected Capacitive Touch
4.3" WQVGA display board included with the kit

NoNoNoNo
PIC32 "LCC" Graphics

PIC32MZ Starter Kits
( DM320007, DM320007-C) +
DM320005-5 Thumb
Multimedia Expansion Board II ( DM320005-5)
Display integrated on MEB II
4.3" WQVGA display board included with the kit

NoNoNoNo
Note: Recommendations based on 16 bpp, 60 Hz performance on PIC® MCU *at 8 bpp, 60 Hz or 16 bpp, 30 Hz.

Solutions With External Graphics Controllers


FamilyDevelopment BoardDisplay Boards Supported
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Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

QVGA 3.2" Graphics
Display Truly 240x320
Board (AC164127-4)

Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

WQVGA 4.3" Graphics
Display Powertip 480x272
Board (AC164127-6)

Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)

VGA 5.7" Graphics
Display Truly 640x480
Board (AC164127-8)

High-performance 4.3 WQVGA Display with MaxTouch

Prototype Boards
Connect Your
Glass (AC164139)

PIC32MK Family + SSD1963

PIC32MK GP Development Kit
(DM320106)

YesYesYesNo
PIC32 + Solomon
SSD1926

PIC32MX Starter Kits
( DM320003-2
Graphics LCD Controller PICtail™ Plus SSD1926 Board (AC164127-5) (Includes Solomon SSD1926 Controller)
Solomon GFX Board (AC164127-5)

YesNoNoYes
PIC24 + Epson S1D13517

Explorer 16/32             
(DM240001-2) +

Graphics Controller PICtail™ Plus Epson S1D13517 Board (AC164127-7)

Epson GFX Board
(AC164127-7)

YesYesYesYes
PIC32 + Epson S1D13517

PIC32 Starter Kit
( DM320003-2, DM320004-2)
Graphics Controller PICtail™ Plus Epson S1D13517 Board (AC164127-7)

Epson GFX Board (AC164127-7)

NoYesYesYes

Note: Recommendations based on 16 bpp, 60 Hz performance on PIC MCU and LCD controller. Actual displays are capable of more than 16 bpp, 60 Hz.