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by joemensor
Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Stock?
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Stock?

Hi all, is the PI display actually being manufactured? - I would like to buy the new V1.1 but none of the usual suppliers have any official displays in stock and with no confirmed date when/if they will be in stock
by joemensor
Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?
Replies: 202
Views: 97345

Re: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?

For info, when I run uname -a, I get the following:

Linux raspberrypi 4.1.11-v7+ #822 SMP PREEMPT Fri Oct 23 16:22:18 BST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux
by joemensor
Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?
Replies: 202
Views: 97345

Re: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?

I went away and left it after my last post, about an hour and a half. But this time nothing seemed to bring it back and I had to reboot. So it seems the SSH connection and issuing a command doesn't necessarily work, and it was just a coincidence that it worked yesterday morning and this morning. Ov...
by joemensor
Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?
Replies: 202
Views: 97345

Re: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?

Thanks for this David..... ...however I have a problem since updating the PI firmware. I initially had a boot loop situation after updating :o This was down to the fact that I have my PI automatically invoking power saving - which would happen some 30 seconds or so after boot (The PI now switches of...
by joemensor
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: About official Raspberry 7" Display
Replies: 10
Views: 1980

Re: About official Raspberry 7" Display

Yep - you can remove it. Use a hair dryer to warm up the glass touchscreen and peel it away...carefully... from the the TFT display underneath.
by joemensor
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Broken Display
Replies: 0
Views: 630

Broken Display

My dog managed to break the front glass touchscreen of the display :evil: thus I decided to completely remove it with a hairdryer to melt the securing glue. The display is clearer, as expected, without the touchscreen glass and the footprint of the display is great, no overhanging edges. Would be pe...
by joemensor
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Display auto backlight off
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: Display auto backlight off

I'm worried that without being able to turn the backlight off, the lifespan of my display is being severly limited!

Any update guys?
by joemensor
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?
Replies: 202
Views: 97345

Re: Sleep Mode - and or turn off backlight?

Hi guys,
Any ETA on the ability to control the backlight?

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