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Good morning, I have recently started my adventure with raspberry Pi, I am currently using raspberry pi 4B and I bought a DPI screen - LCD IPS 7 '' 1024x600px Waveshare 12885 and I do not know how to connect it to work: /

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  • Welcome -- but English only please!
    – goldilocks
    Jun 5, 2020 at 15:43

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Waveshare have a wiki that explains how to connect this to a Pi 4 in English at this site here.

Basically, fit the HAT and change config.txt to read:

[pi4]
# Enable DRM VC4 V3D driver on top of the dispmanx display stack
#dtoverlay=vc4-fkms-v3d
max_framebuffers=2
dpi_timings=1024 0 0 0 88 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 26000000 6

[all]
#dtoverlay=vc4-fkms-v3d
dtoverlay=dpi24
enable_dpi_lcd=1
display_default_lcd=1
dpi_group=2
dpi_mode=87
dpi_output_format=0x6f005
hdmi_cvt 1024 600 60 6 0 0 0
disable_overscan=1

Note it is important to comment out vc4-fkms-v3d (add the # at the start of the line).

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    Please don't include google translate stuff. Post in English, if the OP or someone else need to translate if for themselves, they can do that, but we are English only.
    – goldilocks
    Jun 5, 2020 at 15:42
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    Sorry - Just trying to be polite to a new user.
    – user115418
    Jun 5, 2020 at 16:06
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    Jun 6, 2020 at 11:25

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