The PiTFT requires kernel support and a couple other things to make it a nice stand-alone display. We have a detailed step-by-step setup for hackers who want to tweak, customize or understand the PiTFT setup. If you just want to get going, check out the following for easy-install instructions!

Ready to go image

If you want to start with a fresh image, we have one for Raspbian - click here to download it and install into a new SD card. Unzip and follow the classic SD card burning tutorials

This image is customized for the RESISTIVE touch 3.5" TFT, also known as PID #2097! Not for PID #1601 or #1983

This guide was first published on Jun 09, 2015. It was last updated on Jun 09, 2015.

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