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5" LCD cape with capacitive touchscreen for beaglebone / beaglebone black
Victor Serov
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Tel Aviv
1 Team Member

Short Summary

I am experienced embedded HW/SW engineer in my step for creating a company.

I am introducing LCD cape for beaglebone / beaglebone black with capacitive touchscreen.

The LCD is 5" 800x480 from Newhaven Display:


Link: Newhaven Display

You can find it on Mouser or Digikey as well.

24 bit true color with PWM backlight control.

Multitouch capacitive touch screen.

4 user buttons.

Header for adafruit adxl335 accelerometer (not included, supported by Kernel).

Ubuntu with Kernel 3.8 (device tree) support.

Rowboat android with Kernel 3.2 support.

Perfect for your next beaglebone project.

This production will be started regardless of funding goal reach.

The working prototype can be put almost immediately to production.

Every contributor that made the order will receive the board and download link with adapted Kernel 3.8, Ubuntu minimal image, adapted rowboat android image with Kernel 3.2

The package contains:

LCD cape with Newhaven 5" LCD 800x480 mounted in plastic case.

Beaglebone is not included.

Accelerometer is not included and not implemented in Android core. Only at Kernel level. You should adapt the rowboat source by yourself.

Update 02-Jun-2014: Contributors please add shipping perk.

raised in 2 months
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$15,000 USD goal
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This campaign ended on May 31, 2014
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  • $10USD

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  • $20USD
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  • $40USD
    EMS Shipping

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  • $50USD
    Board only

    You will receive board only without LCD, plastic case, accelerometer and beaglebone. You will need to buy LCD by yourself from some other place. You can find links inside campaign description. Shipping perk must be added.

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    Estimated delivery: July 2014
  • $160USD
    Very Early bird

    Be the first. You will receive the first prototype with 3D printed plastic LCD mount (exactly as in a video, except accelerometer and beaglebone). Please add Shipping perk.

    1 out of 9 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $170USD
    Early bird

    First batch of LCD cape next revision. Board with factory manufactured plastic case. Please add Shipping perk. Accelerometer and beaglebone are not included.

    0 out of 200 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2014
  • $10,000USD
    Gold sponsor

    Your contribution is very important. Your name will be at the future company Web site in the Sponsors list. You can participate in project decisions and make advice in the Skype conference.

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