4inch Touch LCD Shield for Arduino

SKU: 13587
Part Number: 4inch TFT Touch Shield
Brand: Waveshare


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4inch Touch LCD Shield for Arduino


  • Resistive touch screen TFT LCD, 4inch, 480x320 resolution
  • Standard Arduino interface, compatible with development boards like : Arduino UNO, Leonardo, UNO PLUS, NUCLEO, XNUCLEO
  • Onboard stand-alone touch controller, better touching than solutions that use AD pins directly for touch control
  • PWM backlight control, allows to adjust the backlight to a comfortable level
  • Micro SD slot, provides an easy way to store photos for displaying
  • Controlled via SPI, only a few Arduino pins are used
  • Comes with STM32 and Arduino examples, convenient for porting

Key Parameters

LCD Interface SPI
LCD Controller ILI9486
Touch Screen Type Resistive
Touch Screen Controller XPT2046
Colors RGB, 65K colors
Resolution 480x320 (Pixel)
Aspect Ratio 8:5
I/O Voltage 3.3V/5V


Symbol Arduino / NUCLEO PIN Description
5V 5V 5V power input
GND GND Ground
SCLK D13 SPI clock
MISO D12 SPI data input
MOSI D11 SPI data output
LCD_CS D10 LCD chip select
LCD_BL D9 LCD backlight
LCD_RST D8 LCD reset
LCD_DC D7 LCD data/command selection
TP_BUSY D6 Touch panel busy
SD_CS D5 Micro SD card chip select
TP_CS D4 Touch panel chip select
TP_IRQ D3 Touch panel interrupt

External Dimension


Development Resources

Wiki : www.waveshare.com/wiki/4inch_TFT_Touch_Shield

Selection Guide

Part NumberDriverControllerResolutionDisplay Size (mm)Outline Dimension (mm)
2.8inch TFT Touch Shield ST7789 XPT2046 320x240 57.6 x 43.2 73.3 x 55.3
3.5inch TFT Touch Shield ILI9486 XPT2046 480x320 74.2 x 49.8 86.0 x 57.2
4inch TFT Touch Shield ILI9486 XPT2046 480x320 84.3 x 56.5 95.0 x 62.0

Have a look (when plugged into an XNUCLEO control board):

Weight: 0.062 kg

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