Zer0Sin
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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:55 pm

Hello nice to meet you all out there. I hope everybody can understand my english. My teacher was always frustrated :D
But now i have a question: Is it possible to connect a for example 2 inch screen with the raspberry pi? Maybe a TFT-Display out of a mobile phone for example.

Thank you very much

Zer0Sin
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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:01 pm



For example

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:00 pm

Search the forums, theres lots of topics on this issue.


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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:29 pm

Oh this one is a lot better. but how can i connect it to the raspberry pi? i can't find a proper hint....

I mean how can i put power into it? the composite video interface is a clear way to connect this rear view tft. but where shall i solder it for the right power?

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:59 am

I was wondering if it would support both hdmi and composite video as the main monitor. I don't understand how composite works, but can you specify the resolution? I would love to use it as a beefy portable media player.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:26 am

Thunder_x link shows all the info basically, it comes with a power cord to connect to 12 volts
and you would plug the yellow colored RCA plug on the Camera output cord into the composite RCA plug on the Raspi.
The power cord would have to be connected to a 12 volt power source.
The red and white cords are usually for left and right stereo sound.
The resolution is probably set for what the monitor is designed to output.
If you are more worried about ,spelling, punctuation or grammar you have probably already missed the point so please just move on.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:29 pm

Quote from Thunder__X on September 20, 2011, 20:41
Like this?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5-TF.....1e62efad5e
I've got one very similar and it only supports composite video.
Tony

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:36 pm

Quote from TonyD on September 22, 2011, 15:29
Quote from Thunder__X on September 20, 2011, 20:41
Like this?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5-TF.....1e62efad5e
I've got one very similar and it only supports composite video.


I was thinking about buying one and running it and the Raspberry Pi off batteries.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:14 pm

I have found a very cheap and small screen + touchscreen here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-5-in.....1203wt_716

Any chance this could work with Raspberry Pi? I don't have any experience with screens like this, but I want to use it as a simple music control system.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:39 pm

@ vindicator
ok thank you very much, i understand, but i want to create a small netbook for using it in our school. can i connect the battery to the board, too? or do i need another battery?

do someone have experience with this car rear view monitor? is the resolution and the contrast enough for tiping texts?

@ akjssdk
maybe there is an adapter for it. I do research how this multitouch-screen computers work and appear again if i'm really sure about it

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:45 am

Quote from akjssdk on September 22, 2011, 19:14
I have found a very cheap and small screen + touchscreen here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-5-in.....1203wt_716

Any chance this could work with Raspberry Pi? I don't have any experience with screens like this, but I want to use it as a simple music control system.

You would need to find a controller board for that tft.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:47 am

Quote from Zer0Sin on September 22, 2011, 22:39
@ vindicator
ok thank you very much, i understand, but i want to create a small netbook for using it in our school. can i connect the battery to the board, too? or do i need another battery?

do someone have experience with this car rear view monitor? is the resolution and the contrast enough for tiping texts?

@ akjssdk
maybe there is an adapter for it. I do research how this multitouch-screen computers work and appear again if i'm really sure about it

This video demonstrates one of those tft screens being replaced with the Sega Nomad's original screen. (which is what that tft is mostly used for from what I've seen)

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:20 am

Quote from akjssdk on September 22, 2011, 19:14
I have found a very cheap and small screen + touchscreen here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-5-in.....1203wt_716

Any chance this could work with Raspberry Pi? I don't have any experience with screens like this, but I want to use it as a simple music control system.
No I don't think it would work with the RPi, It just looks to be the LCD panel/glass with no electronics.
Tony

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:23 am

I might have found a very cheap touschreen + lcd here: http://www.resundz.com/sdp/303.....TFT_L.html

It has the right connection methods: usb and RCA. My only concern is the drivers for the touchscreen, it only comes with windows drivers.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:19 am

Quote from akjssdk on September 24, 2011, 09:23
I might have found a very cheap touschreen + lcd here: http://www.resundz.com/sdp/303.....TFT_L.html

It has the right connection methods: usb and RCA. My only concern is the drivers for the touchscreen, it only comes with windows drivers.Min order 50pcs..

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:26 am

maybe this touch screen is better?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors.....35b02fa6b4

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:50 pm

Quote from Zer0Sin on September 25, 2011, 12:26
maybe this touch screen is better?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors.....35b02fa6b4



The only problem I see with that is for the touchscreen to work, you'll need the touchscreen drivers.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:32 pm

Quote from akjssdk on September 22, 2011, 19:14
I have found a very cheap and small screen + touchscreen here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-5-in.....1203wt_716

Any chance this could work with Raspberry Pi? I don't have any experience with screens like this, but I want to use it as a simple music control system.

this would need ADC for touchscreen

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:56 pm

what about this? :P
http://www.olightek.com/englis.....35323.html
It would be just great for a Head Mounted Display. It took me a while to find it... the company also sells the driver board for getting composite input: http://www.olightek.com/englis.....23344.html
Too bad there's no indications about price, minimum order, samples, etc... I would expect it being... "cheap", that is, under 60£, but I really don't know. If only someone would take some time and write them... :P I'm just a student, they would not even bother to answer me probably. Should I pretend being someone else? :D

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:23 pm

I've got a great little 7" touch-screen left over from a failed CarPC project... just waiting for a RaspberryPi to bolt onto the back of it! Can I place my order yet?

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:30 pm

If you don't need a touchscreen and it has to be cheap maybe something like this?
http://www.ebay.de/itm/4-3-TFT.....622wt_1396
http://www.ebay.de/itm/3-5-Dig.....908wt_1139
http://www.ebay.de/itm/3-5-TFT.....561wt_1396

There are loads of them on ebay etc...
I intend to test one of these when i finally got my raspi =)

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:46 pm

he is simply asking if he can pre order the R-Pi and the short answer is no. They say it SHOULD be available next month. But they have been pretty quiet about specifics for some reason and I don't think it is even in production yet because they are still making changes.. soo :/ don't know what the deal with that is.

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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:08 pm

Well, as we keep telling people, the production time will be relatively short once it goes into production. The fact that it is not "in production" a month and (almost) a half before deadline is not an issue. Moreover, the relative quietness on their part is because they're so busy making sure they meet that self imposed deadline. Finally, if there is an issue with the deadline they'd tell us. They've been *amazingly* vocal with us on the project. No news is good news in this case ;)
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Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:55 am

Is this topic not the same another one I just posted this morning (bad to have two topics with the same subject ...).

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