Update 11-Feb-2021:
• NX8048K035 5.0″ Firmware Update

 

Nextion for K3NG Rotator Controller features:

• Available for NX8048K050 5.0″ Enhanced Nextion

• Available for NX4832K050 3.5″ Enhanced Nextion

• Numeric Azimuth and elevation display
• Gauges Azimuth and elevation display
• CCW/CW/Up/Down rotator control
• Configurable preset positions with names
• Configurable colours/fonts
• Park button
• Go To grid square
• Co-ordinates converter – convert between lat/lon and grid square
• Configuration – Screen
• Configuration – Rotor
• Numeric keypad for entering numbers
• ABC keyboard for entering text & numbers
• Diagnostics page
• Configurable User Defined Functions with names
• Moon & Sun tracking page
• Satellite tracking page
• Satellite selection list
• Satellite AOS page
• Satellite tracking world map

 

  

 

Which Nextion?

The 3.5″ Nextion is nice, but if your project has room, the larger 5.0″ is absolutely recommended.
5.0″ offers more pixels to play with, which means bigger buttons, larger fonts (easier to read), and more preset buttons.

 

3.5″ Nextion Package (updated 8-Jan-2021)

Notes:
This suits a Nextion NX4832K035 enhanced touchscreen.
You will be wasting your time if you have a basic variant – it will not work as is.

Contains all assets with both .hmi and .tft versions in common zip package

VK4GHZ NX4832K035 Package V2021-01-07-01 for K3NG RC

 

 

Previous 3.5″ versions;

VK4GHZ NX4832K035 Package V2021-01-06-01 for K3NG RC

 

VK4GHZ-K3NG-NX4832K035-TFT-V2020-12-17-01

 

VK4GHZ-K3NG-NX4832K035-V2020-10-18-01

 

VK4GHZ-K3NG-NX4832K035-V2020-09-09-02

 

VK4GHZ-K3NG-NX4832K035-HMI-V2020-12-17-01

 

VK4GHZ-K3NG-NX4832K035-HMI-V2020-10-18-01

 

 

 

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5.0″ Nextion Package (updated 11-Feb-2021)

Notes:
This suits a Nextion NX8048K050 enhanced touchscreen.
You will be wasting your time if you have a basic variant – it will not work as is.

Contains all assets with both .hmi and .tft versions in common zip package.

VK4GHZ NX8048K050 Package V2021-02-11-01 for K3NG RC

 

See the What’s New.txt for details

 

Previous 5.0″ versions;

VK4GHZ NX8048K050 Package V2021-01-07-01 for K3NG RC

 

VK4GHZ-NX8048K050-Package-V2021-01-06-01-for-K3NG-RC.zip

 

 

Programming your Nextion enhanced touchscreen using .hmi:

• Unzip .hmi file to your Nextion Editor project directory
• Connect Nextion to PC via FTDI adapter
• Run Nextion Editor
• Load .hmi into Nextion Editor
• Check device type is set to 3.5″ Enhanced, 90° Horizontal display direction
• Upload

 

Programming your Nextion enhanced touchscreen using .tft:

• Unzip .tft file to a micro SD card
• Power down Nextion
• Insert card
• Power up Nextion
• Nextion should start programming
• Power down Nextion after “succeeded” message confirms completion
• Remove card

 

If you have any questions about this Nextion project, PLEASE ask them on the Radio Artisan group on Groups IO.
https://groups.io/g/radioartisan/topics

Reason being, others can also learn and benefit at the same time.
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