Selecting a Microcontroller to use with Memory LCDs

Several customers of my Sharp Memory LCD breakout boards have asked me what microcontroller it is best to use to control a Memory LCD. It’s a good question and one which requires consideration of several different aspects of a microcontroller’s specification. SRAM and Framebuffers: The first question is: Do you want to create and hold […]

Different Memory LCDs Compared

Here’s a short video I’ve made so that you can compare the two different types of Sharp Memory LCD side-by-side. On the left is the 128 x 128 pixel HR-TFT type and on the right is the 96 x 96 pixel PNLC version. To quote from Sharp’s own literature: Sharp’s Polymer Networked Liquid Crystal (PNLC)-type […]