Litterbox
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Do they make an adapter for this?

Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:06 pm

I salvaged a led screen and it has this 26 pin connector. I tried and it doesn't line up with the display port on the pi. Any idea how I can get this thing to work?

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Re: Do they make an adapter for this?

Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:26 pm

Litterbox wrote:I salvaged a led screen and it has this 26 pin connector. I tried and it doesn't line up with the display port on the pi. Any idea how I can get this thing to work?
Extremely unlikely unless you find a Convertor Board ;)
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Re: Do they make an adapter for this?

Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:29 pm

Thanks. At least I won't waste time on it now.

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Re: Do they make an adapter for this?

Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:46 pm

You'll need a LVDS to HDMI adapter if you can find one for your screen. Or, more likely, you'll need a more compatible screen.
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Re: Do they make an adapter for this?

Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:20 pm

Litterbox wrote:Thanks. At least I won't waste time on it now.
There is more to it, right? I mean there's the other parts that pretty much end in a VGA connector that you could attach back on and you'd have an LCD panel that you could plug into a VGA output. There is an adapter for that for the pi.

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Re: Do they make an adapter for this?

Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:18 am

Litterbox wrote:I salvaged a led screen and it has this 26 pin connector. I tried and it doesn't line up with the display port on the pi. Any idea how I can get this thing to work?
I would like to set straight the misconception that if the pin count and pin spacing of connectors on 2 random devices seem to match up, then they must be compatible ....... OR if I could just find some pin to pin adapter then it will work..........
NO! The 2 devices have to be designed from the start to work together... If not then even if the pins did line up you would run the risk of destroying the RPi or screen or both ......
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