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1.3inch IPS LCD Display HAT for Raspberry Pi - 240x240

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This high-efficiency, low-cost 1.3inch IPS LCD Display HAT is made for Raspberry Pi, and features onboard controls for ultra-convenience.

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While it sometimes goes against our very nature as Makers, we have to admit that building small can in fact sometimes be better. Well, that’s at least the case for this fantastic little 1.3inch IPS LCD Display HAT for Raspberry Pi, which fits an impressive level of quality definition on an ultra-tiny platform, with a surprising number of features and without any unnecessary extras.

This 1.3inch Display HAT is made with small form factor in mind so that you can equip it into pocket-sized devices and Electronics (Like a Raspberry Pi) but don’t let this small stature fool you, as it features a screen size of around 35 x 30mm and 240x240 resolution, resulting in really great quality for the small size and low price. Additionally, these Pi HATs also feature onboard controls, with a four-directional joystick and three user-defined keys for whatever you need.


1.3inch IPS LCD Display HAT for Raspberry Pi  -  Technical Specifications:

  • LCD Driver

– ST7789

  • Interface


  • Display Type

– IPS LCD (It’s also a Pi HAT)

  • Display Colours

– RGB : 65k Colours

  • Display Resolution

– 240x240

  • Backlight


  • Operating Voltage

– 3.3V DC

  • Onboard Controls

– Joystick + 3 Buttons

  • Raspberry Pi Compatibility     

– Raspberry Pi 4B | 3B+ | 3B | 2B

– Raspberry Pi Zero W | Zero | Zero WH

– Raspberry Pi Boards with 40 GPIO Headers   

  • Weight

– 15g

  • Dimensions

– 30.2 x 65mm


Typical Applications for 1.3inch IPS LCD Display HAT for Raspberry Pi:

The impressive suite of features on these tiny Display Modules means that this Display HAT can be used for almost any application requiring visual display capabilities. In fact, thanks to an amazing piece of Software called fbtft, this little display can even act as a semi-persistent display, making it ideal for displaying static images but also very capable of smooth playback for videos and other media requiring fast response times.

The 1.3inch IPS LCD Display HAT is built to be as user-friendly as possible, and can simply be plugged directly into the top of Raspberry Pi Boards like the 3B+, with onboard controls so that it can act as a simple screen or as an entire user interface. However, if you’re looking for pristine pixel-free quality for a project demanding a high level of visual detail, you may definitely be more interested in our Pi Displays Category, where we have IPS, HDMI and even AMOLED displays in various sizes.


Additional Resources:


9RPIH1.3LCD - ST7789VW DSheet

9RPIH1.3LCD - ST7789VW Datasheet

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