The Nokia 5110/3310 Monochrome LCD guide has been updated to include setup instructions for usage through User Python code on the Raspberry Pi using Blinka as well as use with CircuitPython.
This is a quick tutorial for our 84×48 pixel monochrome LCD display. These displays are small, only about 1.5″ diameter, but very readable due and comes with a backlight. This display is made of 84×48 individual pixels, so you can use it for graphics, text or bitmaps. These displays are inexpensive, easy to use, require only a few digital I/O pins and are fairly low power as well.
To drive the display, you will need 3 to 5 digital output pins (depending on whether you want to manually control the chip select and reset lines). Another pin can be used to control (via on/off or PWM) the backlight.
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