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Questions tagged [dsi]

DSI stands for Display Serial Interface, and is a display protocol aimed at mobile devices.

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Will either of these displays work on the Raspberry Pi DSI connector?

I came across two different DSI LCD touchscreens (1, 2), but I'm not clear if they will work on the Raspberry Pi, but more importantly, I'm not clear on what specs i should be looking at the check if ...
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HDMI vs DSI, pros and cons? [closed]

I am curious what the main differences are between using the HDMI output or the DSI connector to hook up a screen? I understand that HDMI carries audio while the DSI ribbon connection will not, and ...
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What's the proper method for connecting a parallel LCD display to an RPi 3?

I'm attempting to interface this display to a Raspberry Pi 3. The data sheet outlines a relatively simple parallel interface in which you can write to the display. For those familiar with the ...
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How do I use an old car DVD player screen?

I found a nice 11" screen (not touchscreen) salvaged from an old overhead DVD player. How would I connect this to the Raspberry Pi? It comes with a cord looks similar to a DSI ribbon. I was told to ...
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Using the DSI connector on RasPi Zero W

I'm search for compatible 4-6" touchscreens with the Raspberry Pi (Zero W, but I think it's the same for all of them) with capacitive digitizer. My questions are: Does DSI support the touch digitizer ...
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DSI 7inch touchscreen does not work anymore

I have 2x 7inch touchscreens laying here. (Original raspberry touchscreens) I always had one connected to a raspberry. The other one was backup. After I connected the backup one to the raspberry, my ...
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Which displays can be operated with the Compute Module IO Board V3?

Are there displays that were developed to work with the DSI ports of the Compute Module IO Board V3? I am looking for color displays as well e-ink displays.
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Raspberry Pi 3 Smartphone LCD

Recently I was trying to connect RPI3 to a smartphone LCD which supporting MIPI DSI interface. I choose Huawei Y320 LCD (800x480) because of its documents availability and of course the price, This is ...
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How do I connect this screen from an old phone? [duplicate]

I have this screen which I salvaged from a dead phone. I would like to use it with my Pi, but I can't find information on the screen online. The screen is from a Sony Experia Go (http://www.gsmarena....
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Does the “Raspberry Pi Touch Display” work with regular kernel?

Firstly, please excuse if this question seems bit noobish, I just started thinking about getting Raspberry PI, I don't have any experience neither with it nor with ARM platform (well, my phone, but ...
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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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OSMC / Raspberry Pi 2 dual display w/ HDMI and Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 setup with OSMC media center running. It works great. I can use either HDMI or the 7" Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display. With one display or the other it works great! However, ...
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GStreamer video on DSI screen without X

I'm using the official (DSI) touchscreen and want to use GStreamer to display video output on it. What is the appropriate sink to use if no X-server is running?
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Can not use GPIO pins when Official Raspberry Pi screen is connected

I have a Raspberry Pi2 B+ model, with noobs distro installed. I had some programs using wiringPi library and an ultrasound component working (tested them using a separate monitor via HDMI). However, ...
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Are there already “official” DSI screens available?

Just looked at the wikiand read about the DSI connector but there are only phone screens listed and not any screen made for using with the pi. Is there already a screen out there which uses the DSI ...
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Can we now use the DSI cnnector?

Now that the GPU source has been made open source, will we be able to use the DSI connector to power display panels?
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Is it possible to extend the DSI connector?

I want to install my Raspberry Pi in my car. I also want to have a screen visible for the driver while the RPi is somewhere else. So i want to extend it up to 50cm, is that possible?
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how to mount LCD/TFT screen on raspberry pi

Possible Duplicate Raspberry pi has an on-board DSI connector, If I buy an LCD or TFT or touch screen which has the DSI connector, could I mount it on the RPI? Does it require any additional firmware ...
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DSI video connector

On the left of the Raspberry logo, there is a DSI connector. I am not familiar with this standard. What sort of displays can I connect to using this connector? And can I buy these displays off the ...