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by pdayries
Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working
Replies: 29
Views: 55619

Re: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working

No need to install any driver if you just want to display without the touchscreen feature, just add the following lines in the config.txt file, it works: # set current over USB to 1.2A max_usb_current=1 # overscan to adjust image position overscan_left=0 overscan_right=0 overscan_top=0 overscan_bott...
by pdayries
Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working
Replies: 29
Views: 55619

Re: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working

Thank you for your reply. But do I have to install a driver just to make the display work?
Is it not supposed to be as simple as a PC monitor or a TV? I thought HDMI was something standard :?
When I plug the RP on my TV it just works!
And I don't need the touchscreen feature.
by pdayries
Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working
Replies: 29
Views: 55619

Re: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working

Hi all, I just purchased the 7 inch HDMI Waveshare display to connect to a rapsberry Pi 2. I do not plan to use the touchscreen feature, but only the display feature. The RP was working great on my TV using a HDMI cable (without changing anything in the system). Now when I connect the Waveshare disp...

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