4.3” No Touch LCD GUI (Dev Kit) – UEZGUI-1788-43WQT

4.3” No Touch LCD GUI (Dev Kit) – UEZGUI-1788-43WQT. The microcontroller for this system is an NXP LPC1788.

Part #: µEZGUI-1788-43WQT (Dev Kit)
MSRP (Qty 1): $299.00

Part #: μEZGUI-1788-43WQT-BA (Production Module)
MSRP (Qty Volume): <$140.00

Status: In production
Production guaranteed: Until 2027
Warranty: 1 Year (Extended available)

  • Microcontroller based intelligent HMI GUI
  • 4.3” WQVGA 480 x 272 No Touch LCD Panel
  • µEZ® / FreeRTOS Rapid Software Development Platform
  • ARM Cortex-M3 120MHz MCU with 512KB Internal Flash
  • 8MB SDRAM, 8MB NOR Flash
  • Expansion: UART, I²C, SPI, ADC, GPIO, USB Host/Device, RMII

>> See the brochure
Overview
Overview

uEZGUI

The 4.3” No Touch LCD GUI (Dev Kit) – UEZGUI-1788-43WQT provides a cost effective no touch option in the standalone microcontroller-based µEZ® GUI product family. Featuring an NXP LPC1788 microcontroller, this product is optimal for applications requiring a membrane keypad, rugged cap touch buttons or hot keys next to a beautiful TFT LCD display. It is designed to be used as an “off-the-shelf” Graphical User Interface (GUI) or Human Machine Interface (HMI),  in a variety of end customer applications. The miniature, self-contained design is well suited to be embedded directly into your product and FDI offers prepackaged versions for stand-alone use.

FDI also offers low cost customization services for customer specific hardware, software or packaging applications at volumes of 500 units or more.


Quick Start Documentation
Quick Start Guide
μEZGUI-1788-43WQT Kit Contents
  • µEZGUI-1788-43WQT-BA Production Module
  • USB Device cable for Power and PC communications
  • Mini JTAG Debugger with cables
  • MicroSD card
  • uEZ GUI BUTTON board with cable

μEZGUI Software
  • μEZ® / FreeRTOS Rapid Development Platform
  • MicroSD card appears as a USB Flash Drive to the PC
  • Rowley CrossWorks Compiler and Tool Suite
  • Segger J-Link Lite JTAG for programming and debug
Specifications
Specifications

MicrocontrollerNXP LPC1788
• Speed120MHz
• Internal SRAM96KB
• Internal Flash512KB
External Flash8MB
External Flash TypeNOR
External Flash Optionalup to 32MB
SDRAM Standard8MB
SDRAM Optionalup to 32MB
128Mbit Serial PCM Memory, optionNot available
Non-volatile data storage standardInternal 4K EEPROM
Non-volatile data storage optionalExternal 8KB EEPROM
SD Card Bus interfaceSPI @ 15MHz
USBUSB Device Mini-AB for Host or Device Operation
Expansion - primary70 Fine Pitch I/O Connector for External Expansion:Serial Ports, UART, I²C, SPI, USB Host/DeviceRMII interface for Ethernet 10/100
Expansion - additionalISP, UART, RTC External battery
Accelerometer3 Axis
Temperature SensorYes
JTAGMini-JTAG Debug Connector
RTCInternal RTC, Supercap backup
AudioOn-board Speaker
Operating Temperature:-20° to 70° C
Storage Temperature:-30° to 80° C
Power InputUSB Device Mini-AB for power
Input Voltage:+5 Volt DC
Power Consumption:350 mA typ / 500mA max
Overall Size116.84 (W) x 72.14 (H) x 11.85 (D) mm
Mounting:#6 screws in 4 corners
Weight:85 grams
RoHS Compliant:Yes
Screen Size (diagonal)4.3 inches
Display TechnologyTFT-LCD
Resolution480 x 272 (WQVGA)
Brightness360 nits (typ)
Contrast Ratio500 : 1 (typ)
Aspect RatioWide 30:17
Colors:262K (18 bit)
Pixel Pitch0.198 (H) x 0.198 (V)
Vertical Viewing Angle:55/80 ° U/D
Horizontal Viewing Angle:80/80 ° L/R
Surface Finish:Anti-glare
Touch Screen typeNo Touch
Active Area:95.04 (W) x 53.86 (H) mm
Response Time:22Tr / 8Tf ms (typ)
Backlight:9 LEDs (9S x 1P)
Backlight Life:10K hrs (min)
Backlight Power Consumption:576 mW (typ)
Reverse Scan:U/D, L/R by software
Kit Available?Yes
Documentation
Current Documentation – Rev 1.0

Download all current documentation (zip)

TitleTypeFormatDate 
UEZGUI-1788-43WQT Quick Start GuideQuick Start Guidepdf09/12/2016
Users ManualUser's Manualpdf01/19/2016
Interactive Online uEZ GUI API Library (By Doxygen)Interactive Online uEZ GUI API Library (By Doxygen)Online03/29/2016
BrochureBrochurepdf12/23/2015
Latest SchematicSchematicpdf10/30/2013
Latest ECOSchematicpdf05/12/2015
Latest PCNDocumentpdf12/01/2015
Latest Hardware RevDocumentpdf05/12/2015
Converting Images from 24-bit to 16-bit for uEZ GUI
Documentpdf06/07/2013
Software QuickStart GuideQuick Start Guidepdf09/15/2014
Software User's GuideUser's Guidepdf09/15/2014
2D Model for UEZGUI-1788-43WQRMechanical Modelspdf08/27/2015
3D & EASM Model Files (By Request Only)Mechanical Modelszip9/22/2015
JTAG Programming uEZ GUIsEngineering Guidepdf8/13/2015
Converting a PowerPoint Slideshow for use on uEZ GUI ProductsApplication Notezip10/19/2016
Expansion Board Design Guide
Application Notepdf11/03/2016
How to Create Videos for uEZ GUI
Engineering Guidezip02/22/2016


Historical Documentation

TitleTypeFormatDate 
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 7.3 PCNDocumentpdf05/12/2015
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 7.2 PCNDocumentpdf05/23/2014
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 7.1 ECODocumentpdf10/30/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 7.1 PCNDocumentpdf10/30/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 7.0 PCNDocumentpdf08/23/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 7.0 SCH
Schematicpdf07/25/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 7.0 ECODocumentpdf07/24/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 6.0 PCNDocumentpdf03/29/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 6.2 ECODocumentpdf02/22/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 6.2 PCNDocumentpdf02/22/2013
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 5.0 PCNDocumentpdf12/04/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 6.1 ECODocumentpdf10/31/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 6.1 PCNDocumentpdf10/30/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 6.0 SCHSchematicpdf10/16/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 6.0 ECODocumentpdf10/15/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 5.1 ECODocumentpdf08/20/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR 5.1 PCNDocumentpdf08/20/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 5.0 SCHSchematicpdf06/20/2012
uEZGUI-1788-43WQR Rev 5.0 ECODocumentpdf06/20/2012
Software
TitleTypeFormatDate 
µEZ Source FilesExecutableexe5/27/15
UEZGUI-1788-43WQT SD Card FilesSD card fileszip01/21/2016

FDI Software

μEZ® Source Files
μEZ® is an open source, embedded middleware platform providing underlying RTOS and processor abstraction features enhancing portability of application code to multiple ARM and Renesas platforms with high reusability.

FDI Bootloader
The μEZ+ Bootloader is perfect for upgrading your firmware in the field through mediums such as an SD card, USB flash drive, or even over a serial interface such as Ethernet or USB.


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Micrium
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J-Link Software Downloads
Various Various Download latest software and drivers from the Segger website.


Resources

J-Link Product Page
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15FPS Video Demo
Demonstration of how uEZ GUI is able to provide fifteen frame per second video samples right on the device.

Gainspan WiFi PMOD demo
Demonstration of the additional WiFi capabilities of the μEZ GUI, shown by FDI Director Kent Lowman from the show floor of EE Live in San Jose, California.

FreeRTOS Slides
FreeRTOS Presentation formatted for this μEZGUI (zip)

SAFERTOS Slides
SAFERTOS Presentation formatted for this μEZGUI (zip)

Support
Support

Once you’ve picked up your µEZ GUI, FDI is with you every step of the way. We offer support and documentation on our forums.


µEZ Software

Quick Start GUI Program
  • Customer Provides Menu Inputs
  • Photoshop, PowerPoint or even napkin drawings
  • Simple Menus and Functions usually less than 8 screens
  • 1-2 week turnaround for $5,000 or less
  • Customer starts API level application development immediately

Expansion Boards

Do not forget to look at our expansion boards
Adds: Ethernet, USB Host, RS232/RS485, AC Power