Olimex+ILI9325

Wiring TFT LCD ILI9325 to imx233-Olinuxino-Micro – III

It is now time to wire the ILI9325. You can find more information about the ILI9325 by reading the datasheet controller/driver chip.

Wiring TFT LCD ILI9325 to imx233-Olinuxino-Micro - III

The imx233-Olinuxino-Micro pinout can be found in the user’s manual, chapter 6. Page 32 also provides a reference to a pinout summary made by David Whittaker, which is quite useful.

Here is how we did it:

LCD pin Oimex pin GPIO
D7 CON1#15    4
D6 CON1#28   53
D5 CON1#27   51
D4 CON1#26   52
D3 CON1#25   50
D2 CON1#22   57
D1 CON1#21   54
D0 CON1#19   16
RST CON1#16    5
RD CON1#14    3*
WR CON1#18    7
C/D CON1#17    6
CS CON1#13    2
Backlite           3.3V
VCC           5V
GND           GND

*NOTE: RD needs to be connected to 3.3V, in our case we chose CON1#14.

Touchscreen interface will be ‘touched’ in a later post.

Now, recheck your wires and then feed your the imx233.

Connect

Login by entering  username and password [defaulf should be usr: root, pass: root].

Next, you will need to enable the display module named fbtft_device, which was made available in the kernel in a previous post. [NOTE: the driver names this display itdb28.]

You can confirm that the module for this display was loaded by entering:

You may need to install “something” to help you viewing your images using the linux framebuffer console. We use frame buffer imageviewer (fbi). [Some linux distributions name it fbida.]

Now you are ready to play!

We had our colors all washed-out. If this is your case just create a file named gamma, in /etc:

With the following content (adjust as you wish)

Save the file and run:

HAVE FUN!

 

 

 

 

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