Color LCD Shield

Color LCD Shield

Product Code: 00211
Availability: Discontinued
Price: $39.45
This product has a minimum quantity of 1000000

Retired Product

This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale. This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious.


 Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this LCD shield in our catalog. This page is for reference.

The Color LCD Shield, recommended by and designed in partnership with an SFE customer, provides an easy method of connecting the popular Nokia 6100 LCD to your Arduino. The board comes as shown with the 128x128 mini color LCD, as well as a backlight driver circuit (boosts to 7V), and three momentary push-buttons (tied through a jumper to pins D3-5).

The Nokia 6100 LCD is controlled through a 9-bit SPI interface. The control pins of the LCD are connected to the hardware SPI pins of the Arduino (D13 -SCK, D11 - DIO), the CS pin is tied to D9 and the reset pin is connected to D8. Voltage from the ‘5V’ pin of the Arduino is boosted to 7V to power the LCD backlight.

The Nokia 6100 LCD is included with the Color LCD Shield. Headers are not soldered on, we recommend the 6and 8-pin stackable headers.

Note: This shield uses the Epson S1D15G10 or Philips PCF8833 controller (we cannot guarantee which one you will receive. Please see Jim Lynch’s tutorial below as to why.

Note: This product is a collaboration with Peter Davenport. A portion of each sales goes back to them for product support and continued development.


  • Schematic
  • Eagle Files
  • Quickstart Guide
  • Color LCD Shield Arduino Library
  • Example C Code (ATmega328)
  • Example Arduino Library (Thanks Peter!)
  • Example Arduino Code (Thanks Mark!)
  • Tronixstuff Tutorial
  • Interface tutorial by Jim Lynch
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