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BeagleBone Essentials by Rodolfo Giometti

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Getting access to the SPI devices

As already stated in the previous section, there exist several SPI slaves, and since we have to choose one of them to present here, I decided to show you how to manage an LCD display.

I'm going to use the following tiny LCD display, which can be used in simple applications, because it's cheap and well supported by the BeagleBone Black's kernel:

Getting access to the SPI devices

Note

The device can be purchased at (or by surfing the Internet) http://www.cosino.io/product/color-tft-lcd-1-8-160x128.

First of all, we must do the electrical connections, so in the following table, I have reported the correspondence between the BeagleBone Black's pins and ...

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