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Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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How To Program iPhone 3G LCD/ LCD Datasheet

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I like working with microcontrollers such as those in the Arduino platform. Now that I've replaced the entire display assembly of an iPhone 3G with a IF137-008-1, I'm left with a perfectly good LCD unit that the customer won't want. Is there a datasheet for the LCD and perhaps even a development type PCB that I can plug it into and play with?

For example can I set this up so an Arduino Mega can send a jpg photo to the LCD with some nice caption text?



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from some teardown reports I have read, I heard that there are maybe 3 likely manufacturers of the LCD module:

- Toshiba Mobile Display

- Sharp

- Samsung

However I'm not sure if it's easy to find the datasheets for the specific panel, but you may be able to do some digging knowing the makers. I don't know if the manufacturer's part number appears on the panel.

on the other hand, I also read that the iPhone 3G uses a National Semiconductor chip to interface to the LCD display, the LM2512AA Mobile Pixel Link display interface

perhaps you can get a clue from it's data sheet and go from there.

have fun and good luck

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