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Display relates to the use and output of display systems for the Rasberry Pi. The built-in video connectors are HDMI, RCA composite (yellow plug), and a 4-pole 3.5 mm jack.

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How to blank a touch screen without loss of signal from HDMI?

I want to blank a touch screen monitor on inactivity without loosing signal on HDMI. I've found xset dpms force off (and suspend and standby), but all these commands result in no signal being sent via ...
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How to use an old LG Optimus L5 2 cellphone screen as a display

I extracted the screen from an old LG Optimus L5 2 phone. The screen model is allegedly LM400MN1A. I want to use it as a display for my Raspberry Pi 4B, but I don’t know which part of the board is the ...
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I want to use NRF24L01 transceiver with raspberry pi but some GPIO pins are already occupied by 3.5 inch display how do i connect transceiver

26 GPIO pins are already used by 3.5 inch display some of these occupied pins are needed to connect transceiver. I am using NRF24L01 for wireless communication between raspberryPi and arduino can i ...
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Open app at a specific location on screen

I want to open an instance of Chromium at a specific location on the screen and at a specific size (width and height). I figured this would be pretty straightforward but in all my searching I am just ...
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Waveshare 7" DPI + RPi Zero W - display not working

I have obtained this display: https://www.waveshare.com/7inch-lcd-for-pi.htm and followed instructions here for Bullseye: https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/7inch_LCD_for_Pi I have copied overlay files ...
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HDMI issue: Arzopa display shows "no input" other displays work fine

I have a Raspberry Pi 5 running latest Pi OS (bookworm). It works fine with a Viewsonic Omni portable display. I unplugged the micro to mini HDMI cable from the Viewsonic and plugged it into an Arzopa ...
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"Most direct" way to display an image on Official Display from Python

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 connected to an Official 7' Touchscreen Display that I want to display some data on, ideally from a Python application. What is the "most direct" way to go from an ...
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Looking to set up Media Signage

I'm Looking to set a multi screen system in my place of work. We will have roughly 6 monitors throughout our showroom displaying different adverts/price guides on rotation. We have heard about using ...
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What is the name of this clip / connector?

I bought a Raspberry Pi Display v1.1 but the clip where panel 1 connects is missing (a brown clip, on a white connector). What is the name and size of this clip / connector? See here Someone with the ...
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Display driver failure in PyQt5 under bookworm

I am running a PyQt5 console GUI (eglfs) application and seeing a problem under bookworm that I was not present under earlier versions of Pi OS. I have observed this behaviour both on a Pi 2 with a ...
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Raspberry pi Zero W reboot after USB is disconnected/connected

I am using raspberry pi 3b+ and Zero W and a Waveshare 7 inch capacitive touch display. I am trying to turn off the back light of the display in various following ways in both the Pis. So if the turn ...
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Why do I have no entries in Screen Layout in Bookworm/Pi 4

I recently moved to Pi 4 and installed Bookworm using the Imager. I then switched to X11 from Wayland and changed the resolution - both using raspi-config. I also set a static address and finally ...
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Raspbian screensaver fails with VNC on Pi4

I have activated the screensaver on Rasbian. I have the raspberry 7" touch screen. All works well manually, switches screen of after a certain amount of inactivity and comes on again when the ...
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Waveshare ePaper display via IT8951 hat driver for Raspberry pi 4 model B

I bought the 10.3 epaper display which I am trying drive it from a Raspberry Pi 4. The official wiki instructions (https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/10.3inch_e-Paper_HAT) is using BCM2835 which I assume ...
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Raspberry Pi 4b display cuts out but is still on

I recently got my hands on a Raspberry Pi 4b and am having trouble setting it up. Whenever the pi boots up, it shows the rainbow screen followed by a black screen with a cursor that blinks 4 times ...
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Is this an overscan issue or how can I fix this?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian as operating system. This is connected to my TV via HDMI. Unfortunately, the display of the operating system on the TV is not perfect. The display of the system ...
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How to connect a Raspberry Pi 4B to an Apple Studio Display?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B and I'd like to use my Apple Studio Display as a monitor for it. How can I do this? Would a cable or adapter work to go from the Raspberry Pi HDMI output to the Studio Display ...
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Play Video on an LCD connected through SPI

How can I play a video on an lcd connected through SPI? I want to find a video player, a tool, a library, but all that I have found so far is designed for HDMI display. My actual solution is based on ...
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White Screen Problem from Waveshare 7 inch display model B + Raspberry Pi 3 B

The display: 7inch Capacitive Touch Screen LCD (B), 800×480, HDMI, Low Power The raspberries I have: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 2015 production OS: Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye) / aarch64 ...
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480x320 display HDMI - blank after boot

I am trying to get to work mini HDMI chinese 480x320 display. I want to display only console output, and that resolution is good enough for it. Display is known to be ok, during boot it shows good ...
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3.5 inch tft display not displaying but touch working on a rpi 0 w

I got a 3.5 inch TFT display which has touch, I connected it to my Raspberry Pi Zero W with GPIO pins. I installed the drivers (LCD35-show) from the website and it took a reboot. Once reboot is ...
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App window moves with each execution

I am relatively new to the Raspberry Pi and stumbled over a problem that I tried to search for, but don't know exactly how to look it up, to be honest. Whenever I start a certain application (epson ...
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Raw wiring to a ILI9341 TFT display

I'm trying to connect a RPi Zero W to a Winstar WF24LTYAJDNN0 LCD module with integrated ILI3941 controller. The LCD comes with the typical 40 pin flat cable with the following pinout: The LCD is ...
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RPi 4B fails to output to monitor after boot

I'm trying to configure an RPi 4B as part of my homelab alongside other, older RPis. My usual steps would involve: Installing an OS (usually either Debian or Ubuntu server) using the Raspberry Pi ...
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G150XG01 LCD not working

I have an AU Optronics G150XG01 LCD screen and a controller card to go with it. I am connecting it to a Raspberry Pi with an HDMI cable. I started it up and it looked very distorted. I read online ...
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Raspberry pi zero W LCD Display stays black after the boot

I installed Raspbian Os Lite 32 bit on a Raspberry pi zero w, when I turn it on with a 5in screen it shows the boot logs. But when it boots up (I can tell because it connects to my router), the screen ...
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Hyperpixel 4 display runs apps vertically in landscape mode

I've got a Hyperpixel 4 display which, for some reason, is a vertical first display. I'd like to use it in landscape mode, with the Raspbian terminal-only mode. Here's what I did: I tweaked the /boot/...
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Issue with Raspberry Pi 4 and Monitor Resolution

I recently got a raspberry pi 4 (8GB) and a 1080p monitor. I have installed Kali linux 2023.2 and parrot sec os 5.3 but my 1920x 1080 monitor isn't working with my raspberry pi 4, and keeps defaulting ...
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Rpi 4B + 3.5 inch display

I have acquired a 3.5 inch 480x320 display with a XPT2046 touch controller to use with Raspberry Pi 4B Right now my Rpi runs an Ubuntu server, and I was wondering if it is possible to use this display ...
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5-inch display GPIO to female HDMI socket converter

I hope you are well. I have a 5-inch display that only has GPIO for connecting to raspberry pi and there is no other port. how can I make a converter that connects to this display and give me a female ...
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How Can I Rotate the Raspberry Pi Screen 90°?

For a project, I need to rotate the screen of my Raspberry Pi Zero W with Raspberry Pi OS Lite 32 Bit operating system 90°, how can I do this?
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Rasberry Pi 4 and display sleep wakes the display immediately again

Trying to figure out why the display I want in sleep mode immediately comes back on again when I tell it to sleep. For example entering xset dpms force off in the Terminal and pressing Enter will make ...
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Raspberry pi4 with G2TSP

Im trying to connect an G2TSP touch screen, the display worksfine but the touch doesn't work, just when i unplug and plug the power and the USB(touch). It doesn't work at power up, but when i connect ...
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Waveshare display acting wierd

I am using a waveshare 7inch display it was working well but today when i connexted it to raspberry pi the output is unexpected Please help me out Thanks in advance
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Output video stream to a particular screen on dual screen mode - Raspberry Pi 4

I am creating a display system for viewing live CCTV footage from my IP Cameras. For this, I am using the omxplayer with the command: omxplayer --live <my_url>. This is working fine. However, I ...
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X screen rotation with DSI port

I've been having the worst time trying to get the official rpi 7" touch to rotate consistently. I'm using openbox. I am able to manipulate the touch orientation using config.txt, but changing ...
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Rpi pico zero W - display script not errors

I am a beginner with electronics and coding, trying to get an OLED display with ssd1306 to work with my Rpi Pico W. I have connected the display's SDA and SCL to GP2 and GP3. When trying to run the ...
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Raspberry Pi SD Card Reader Overheat?

We have Raspberry Pi 3B, and tried plugging it in after trying to supply power using the GPIO pins but to no response. We tried to turn it on again using the cable charger we initially used but only ...
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Display problem raspberry pi 4 b

i have a problem when i change the resolution i don't get the picture. At a resolution of 2560×1440 everything works but when I set it to 1920x1080 I don't get a picture.
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I accidentaly lightly hit my bread board with my pi pico and ili9341 on it now the ili9341 is just white

So i was in my chair and i clicked run script and when i got up i tripped and lightly hit my breadboard and then the screen (ili9341) went white. Before i hit it, it was working but not anymore. I ...
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How to get overscan working on RasPi 4?

This has been asked multiple times in multiple forums. Invariably the answer is editing /boot/config.txt. This doesn't solve the issue. My RasPi's connected to a TV via HDMI0. The TV is one of those ...
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Question concerning the display (ribbon cable) port on the board

I had an idea for a raspberry pi project, but i need some more info first. I looked a bit but i didn't see anything about it, what connector type does the display (ribbon cable) connector use, and ...
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QPU On Linux Framebuffer Device

I've been trying to use RPI's DPI driver alongside some logic gates to drive an epaper display. I've got it working pretty well on the CPU, essentially how it works is that it copies /dev/fb0 i.e. X ...
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Is there a way I can use the HC-SR04 (ultrasonic sonar) along with the LCD display?

I have a Raspberry Pi4 Model B, with a 3.5" LCD display attached: Since the display occupies the first 26 pins, and therefore also the power supply ones, is there a way I could use the HC-SR04 ...
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Arm Arch Linux 'startx' displays black screen on Raspberry Pi 3

Context: I recently got started with Arch Linux and the whole building your own distro thing. So I put Arch Linux Arm version on my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B v1.2 from the Arch Linux Arm project. I put ...
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My raspberry pi is not working after I connected an android display to the one inside raspberry pi

So what happened was I connected an android display to my display thing inside the raspberry pi(not the hdmi). but then after that my raspberry pi did not work the pins all worked. But the hdmi did ...
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WaveShare display (7 inch) doesn't respond to touch, after playing YouTube videos in Raspberry PI 4

I have an issue with my WaveShare display (7-inch LCD with case) where when I connect it to my Raspberry PI 4 and play youtube videos for some time in the chromium browser, the screen doesn't respond ...
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Raspberry Pi 4b HDMI cannot output 4k at 60hz

I have a raspberry pi 4b (8GB memory) installed in an Argon ONE v2 case (which automatically expand the micro HDMI port to full HDMI port). I installed the official 64bit OS and updated all packages ...
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Pi zero 2 W capable to drive 1440x2880 HDMI display 35hz

I need to run following Wisecoco flex OLED HDMI display 144üx2880 35Hz o PI ZERO 2 W .... Maybe running loswerden resolution or othersegup, if thedisplay and Pi can manage? Display is: https://de....
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Can I turn a Pi + HDMI Display into a USB monitor?

Would it be possible to turn a Pi + HDMI display into a USB monitor? The Pi with the monitor would act as a 2nd display. (note that I'm not looking to avoid buying a USB monitor, I want to build an ...
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