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by brucef6
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working
Replies: 29
Views: 55691

Re: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working

Thanks for the reply. My problems have become worse. When I apply power I get a screen for about 3 seconds then off forever - until I apply power again. Like you I have tried different power supplies and different cables etc. to no avail. Interestingly, if I touch the back of the screen (top LHS loo...
by brucef6
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working
Replies: 29
Views: 55691

Re: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working

An update - the screen briefly turns on when starting then goes off and doesn't come on again. Seems to be a hardware problem I suspect. waiting response from Waveshare
by brucef6
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working
Replies: 29
Views: 55691

Re: Waveshare 7" touch screen not working

Has anyone else had this problem - my Waveshare 7 inch screen turns ON and OFF at a rate of about every 5 to 10 seconds? I suspect it is a screen hardware problem as it also happens when Raspberry Pi is not connected. I have contacted Waveshare and they are looking into it. Wondering if I am alone i...

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