ESP32 TFT LCD with Camera(3.5'')
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The ESP32 Touch Camera use ILI9488 screen, which comes with resistive or capacitive screens. Hava an OV2640 camera and SD card slot. It can be used as a webcam, an electronic album, or a digital camera. Support for Arduino and MicroPython.
- Integrated ESP32 Wrover 2.4G WiFi and Bluetooth
- Wi-Fi Protocols: 802.11b/g/n(802.11n up to 150Mbps),A-MPDU and A-MSDU aggregation and 0.4us guard interval support
- Wi-Fi Frequency range: 2.402GHz - 2.483Ghz
- Bluetooth Protocols: Bluetooth v4.2 BR/EDR and BLE specification
- Bluetooth Radio: NZIF receiver with-97 dBm sensitivity, Class-1/class-2 and class-3 transmitter, AFH
- Bluetooth Audio: CVSD and SBC
- Arduino Compatible: You can play it with Arduino IDE
- OV2640: A 1/4inch CMOS UXGA (1632*1232) image sensor manufactured by OmniVision
- OV2640 supports output images up to 2 million pixels
- LCD 3.5 inch Amorphous-TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display) for mobile-phone or handy electrical equipment
- LCD Driver: ILI9488
- LCD Resolution: 320*480
- NS2009: A 4-wire resistive touch screen control circuit with I2C interface, which contains A 12-bit resolution A/D converter
- FT6X36 Series ICs are single-chip capacitive touch panel controller IC with a built-in 16 bit enhanced Micro-controller unit (MCU)
- Power supply: 5V, Type-C USB
- Micro SD card slot on the board
Warning: Don't operate when in power supply on
1.Install the ESP32 boards supporting
- Note After Arduino IDE installed, there is no package to support ESP32, we need to install the ESP32 package in Arduino IDE to continue.
- Select “File>Preferences>settings>Additional Boards Manager URLs” to fill the link: 
- Click “Tools>Board>Boards Manager” to search for and install the ESP32 library:
Draw on LCD
1. You can get the code from here: Core
2. Open the file “\Project_Touch-Screen-Camera-master\touch_draw_v2\touch_draw_v2.ino”. Select the screen type used and comment out the ones that are not used.
Connect MakePython ESP32 to your computer through an USB cable, follow the steps:
- Tools > Board and select the esp32:
- Go to Tools > Serial and select the com port your ESP is connected to(download the USB driver at: CP210x USB)
- Press the Connect button to establish a serial communication with your board.
MakePython ESP32 Projects
Project_1: Ultrasonic Ranging
We use the HC-SR04 Module at:
- Sensor Connection
- Connect the simple sensor to ESP32 boards as following:
|HC-SR04 Pins||MakePython ESP32 Pins|
Connect MakePython ESP32 to your computer through an USB cable.
- Download the ssd1306.py and hcsr04.py driver library from here：Code
- File > open and select the ssd1306.py and hcsr04.py
- Click on the right to DownloadAndRun
- Download the sample code: hc_sr04.py
- File > open and select the hc_sr04.py, then click DownloadAndRun
Project_2: Web Server Control LED
Click to download the Socket_LED.py file.
open the file and modify the 'SSID' and 'PASSWORD' to local WIF and password:
SSID = "Makerfabs" #Modify here with SSID PASSWORD = "20160704" #Modify here with PWD
After saving and clicking run, you can see network config, followed by the IP/netmask/gw/DNS address of the interface:
Enter the IP address printed from the serial port in any browser, with any computer in the same WIFI, to control the LED on/off:
When you click 'ON' with the mouse, the LED will turn on, and when you click off, the LED will turn off：
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