I need to use one touch panel for my LCD monitor 32 inch, so i found this kind of NOVA USB touch panel :

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in the description it said it is working with Linux OS and working without needing to any software!!!.

AT this question said:

completely depends on what kind of controller they are using. However, since that panel looks like a single touch resistive panel it will most likely just be recognized as a mouse by your raspberry pi. The driver CD that comes with it most likely just has extra configuration options like hiding the mouse, allowing hold for right click etc...

The only way to be sure is to contact the seller. Ask him if the touch panel is recognized as an HID mouse without any driver install.

Or via here it said :

As of 2018, the easiest way to check if any screen works with Raspberry Pi is looking for references to device tree

But i don't find any datasheet for this touch panel via internet and no device tree for it.

As you can see there is no driver with is, So is this touch panel working with my raspberry, and which kind of driver i need to by for it?


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The panel looks like an IR frame.

There is no touch surface.

There is a matrix of IR beams that detect a touch when something interrupts the beam.

It is probably seen as an ordinary mouse, so it requires no driver.

Such a device usually does not support multi-touch.

  • So is this device works with raspberry?I don't find any datasheet for it, base of what i could write the source code for analysing its output data's in raspberry? Commented Jul 3, 2019 at 8:02
  • i know nothing about the device ... i was only making an observation ... the possibility is strong that it is seen as a mouse ... if it is seen as a mouse, then it should work .... ask the seller to confirm its operation
    – jsotola
    Commented Jul 3, 2019 at 19:32

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