Questions tagged [touchscreen]

Use this tag for questions about touchscreen compatibility, and how to use compatible touchscreens with the Raspberry Pi.

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Use Raspberry Pi as bluetooth keyboard

I'm wanting to do a project with a Raspberry Pi acting as a Bluetooth keyboard and/or mouse. The Pi would be connected to a touchscreen display, and I would have a virtual keyboard on the screen that ...
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How to make a stand by button?

I am using an Raspberry Pi 3b and a 7 inch hdmi waveshare touchscreen that connects to rpi with a hdmi cable and a micro usb cable. I want to program a push button from GPIO pins to make the screen ...
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Pi 2 won't boot without touchscreen connected

Timeline of events: Installed a stable version of Raspbian, all systems work no real testing with the GPIO but HDMI and SSH work. Tested various GPIO pins for running fans and several pieces of ...
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Change back from LCD driver

I've successfully installed this 3.5" LCD display, which uses this LCD driver: https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show. My problem is, that when I use VNC to remotely access the PI, (I assume) because of ...
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Pi Official Touchscreen Dim on Timeout (Screensaver like)

I've done a lot of Googling but not found anything. What I would like to do is dim the backlighting after a timeout period of no GUI activity and restore the backlight brightness on GUI activity. ...
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where to buy the raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board separately? [closed]

My raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board black plastic connector (BROWN CONNECTION ABOVE RPI DISPLAY LETTERING) that holds the ribbon to the raspberry pi broke and I am looking for a replacement ...
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Composite not Working on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Noobs installation Then Emulation Station There is an official Rasberry pi touch screen attached by the ribon cable and 4 jumper wires to the Gpio. I used different power and ...
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Can the GPIO pins be used to compromise a raspberry pi?

For example, would a touchscreen device that uses the below pins on a Raspberry Pi 3 be able to do something more than say, send touch and keyboard events? Anything hackish/nefarious? (edit: use case: ...
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Touch screen functionality not working on raspberry pi zero w and 5 inch lcd screen

I have a raspberry pi zero w and a 5 inch lcd touch screen with hdmi. I have the raspberry pi connected to the screen by HDMI. I am running the latest raspian OS on it. It boots up and starts just ...
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RPI File Browser for Touchscreen

I'm building a Webinterface for the RPi with a 7" Touchscreen. I'm running Raspbian Lite with xorg and chromium-browser. If I now wanna upload a file to the webinterface (by a html input), then there ...
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my 3.5" touch screen inverts the input of the touch

when ever i touch the top right of the screen and move to the bottom right the mouse moves from the top left to the top right i've already tried "display_rotate=2" and "lcd_rotate=2" but nothing ...
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Stream Deck Using PI 2

I have a RPi2 1gb. I've recently got a touch screen for it and have decided that I actually should use it for what it was intended for. Programming! So my adventure starts here. I want to make a ...
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Is it possible to power a 3b+ and the display with the poe hat?

For a project I would like to power the 3b+ and the official 7” touch display using the official POE hat. I figured that I could connect the display board to the pi via the jumper wires to 5v and GND ...
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Setting official touchscreen display boot-time brightness

I've got an official display, and having found other questions about setting the brightness I know I can change the brightness, and make a script that will run on boot, but that means the screen will ...
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Official touchscreen questions

I'm a French web developer so forgive my Englush I'm currently working on yet another in-car embedded Raspberry Pi project. I plan to build the software as a Chromium kiosk web app, served by a Node....
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Touchscreen GUI with control loop

I'd like to create a fullscreen-GUI on my Pi's 7"-touchscreen and I think this would be pretty easy to accomplish if I just wanna have some GUI that let's me click some buttons to control some GPIO-...
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Is it okay to power the Pi Touchscreen by plugging into the Pi?

I have the official raspberry Pi 7 inch touch screen, and I have mounted to it a Pi 2. Lately I have been using it and I have been plugging the power into the Pi itself. I however recently remember ...
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PiScreen 3.5" TFT only shows white

I am attempting to set up a Zynthian Live Sampler (https://www.zynthian.org) which uses the Ozzmaker PiScreen 3.5" (http://ozzmaker.com/product/piscreen-3-5-tft-with-touch-for-the-raspberry-pi/) as it'...
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Relay for controlling backlight of touchscreen not reacting after a while

I connected my rpi3 to a 10" touchscreen. I connected the backlight of the touchscreen to a relay which I'm controlling via the GPIO pins. This is working fine for the first couple of minutes. But ...
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Powering a 7 inch touchscreen for the Raspberry Pi 3

I ordered a 7 inch hdmi touchscreen for the Raspberry Pi 3 on ebay and started developing my Python openCV application. So my setup is a Raspberry Pi 3 + webcam + 7 inch touchscreen powered via usb ...
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How to fix adafruit 7" display resolution problem on PI3?

I recently bought adafruit 7" display to be used with my PI3 to see if it will work. Well, it sort of works. The screen comes up everything is displayed but the resolution is screwed up. I have tried ...
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Raspbian Stretch Lite with Touchscreen - Chromium “Couldn't initialize SDL: No available video device”

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+, with the RPi 7-inch touchscreen hooked up. I installed Raspbian Stretch Lite on a 16GB SD card. I have booted the Raspberry Pi, changed my password, connected to Wifi, and ...
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Slow Refresh Rate on WaveShare 3.5" LCD (B) on RPi 3 B+

I've flashed StickyFingers-Kali-Pi-armhf-180607 to my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Waveshare 3.5" LCD (B). I update and configure the unit for my specific screen using the guide's instructions, entering the ...
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Large title bar buttons?

On the latest release of Raspbian, there's a new feature that allows you to change the UI settings to make it suitable for Large, Medium and Small displays. The setting for Large displays (among other ...
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Upside down screen on Pi with Kumantech 3.5"

On a pi B with raspbian-stretch, I have tried every tip I could find to get the touch screen to rotate 180 degrees: commands in config.txt, new drivers, using ./LCD-show 180, and more. Nothing works ...
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My Raspberry Pi 3 B won't work with the touchscreen

So i've got a KeDei 3.5" touch screen Version 6.3 and i installed an image of Kali with the driver that's given of KeDei's website (http://kedei.net/raspberry/raspberry.html) but it hasn't been ...
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Touchscreen programing

I have to do a project for school, the project involves raspberry Pi and its touchscreen. I'm new to Pi but I'm not new to programming by any means. My question is if i want to use the touchscreen to ...
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Waveshare 4.3inch HDMI LCD shows blank white screen

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 model B running the latest version of Rasbian Stretch. Yesterday I've received my Waveshare 4,3 inch display. First thing I did was build it in my project, due to save height ...
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What to look for in a touchscreen for RPi?

I would like to build a project on RPi with touchscreen, and wonder what to look for beyond the official (rather expensive) ones. How can I tell whether a screen will work or not? What kind of ...
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Auto-detect HDMI on boot (touchscreen attached)

I'm using the 7" official Raspberry Pi touchscreen, attached with a ribbon, on an RPi 3 Raspbian Jesse. This screen does not support displaying on both it and HDMI output simultaneously, so I can only ...
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PiTFT 3,5" Inverted X & Y

So for the last 3 weeks I have been trying to get this touchscreen(3,5" Resistive) to work properly, but I cannot, for the life of me, figure it out! I have made a very simple SDL 1.2 program that ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B- 3M Touch Systems

I connected yesterday a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B at a 3M touch Systems touchscreen. For installing I followed this tutorial that I found here: Inverted GPIO Touchscreen (Using 99-calibration.conf) What ...
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1020x1080 Touchscreen driver

I want to install the LCD-show driver to my raspberry Pi. But the touchscreen I have to use has a 1920 x 1080 resolution. I havent found a way to get the driver for this resolution. Is there somekind ...
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Stuck at colorful boot screen AFTER installing software to run an LCD 3.5" GPIO screen on my pi3

the charger I am using is for an Amazon Alexa and it outputs 5.25V; there is enough power to power the pi, multiple peripherals, ethernet, HDMI, and the screen. BUT- when I install the software to ...
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Raspberry pi 3 b+ and 7" touchscreen over poe

I have an issue, i want to power my pi and 7" touchscreen over poe but the raspberry pi poe hat supplies only 2.5 amp. 7" touchscreen requires 2.5 amp and rpi 3 b+ also requires 2.5 amp so i am in ...
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2018 Touchscreen Calibration

This issue has been mentioned before, but with Debian stretch it has changed. I have a 15inch touchscreen that will not calibrate with the usual x-input that debain jesse had. I have tried to run the ...
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On-screen keyboard with app integration

I'm aware of matchbox-keyboard, but I'm looking for a more Android or iOS kind of keyboard solution. When selecting a text input, of type alpha or numeric, I would like the appropriate keyboard, text ...
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Touchscreen Calibration (xinput_calibrator cannot find device)

I followed these calibration instructions from the manufacturer. I have attempted to calibrate from the command line usr@hostname:~ $ echo $DISPLAY :0.0 usr@hostname:~ $ sudo DISPLAY=:0.0 ...
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Steps for troubleshooting 7 inch touch display issues

My 7 inch HDMI touch ( HDMI display -B, 800 x 480) was perfectly working with pi 3 running Rasbian, but today it is showing very strange behavior. Screen flickers, and now it looks display would not ...
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Rotate Elegoo 3.5" touchscreen to portrait

I purchased a touchscreen from Elegoo (this one, to be precise https://www.elegoo.com/product/elegoo-3-5-inch-480x320-tft-touch-screen-monitor/) for my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running the latest ...
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Touchscreen compatible Terminal for Ubuntu Mate

I have Ubuntu Mate installed on my Pi and I'm pretty happy with it, no problems. However, the built-in terminal application is definitely not designed for touch screens, nor the file browser or any ...
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Kivy on RPi - how to correct rotated touch screen

I have Raspberry Pi with 3.5 in TFT (resisitive) touchscreen installed, and small application written in Kivy. When I'm on Desktop then mouse and touch work as expected (in particular are not rotated),...
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WaveShare 7-inch Touch Screen driver for PINN / NOOBS

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, with 3 systems installed on it (Raspbian, recalboxOS, Android) using PINN. I have done the installation with a monitor, all of the systems work fine, the screen can display ...
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Saving VNC settings on pi

I came across a slight problem in that I cannot save my screen capture settings on my Pi3 while using VNC viewer alongside my laptop and touchscreen. As far as I can see, there is even no way to ...
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Conflicting dtoverlays and framebuffer

I have a RPi3 with latest standard kernel. I am making use of spi1. In config.txt I have the line: dtoverlay=spi1-3cs. I have 2 ADC's connected to spi1 and all seems fine, using an HDMI screen to ...
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Possible to Power RPi 3 & Touchscreen with Old Intercom Wires?

So this question could be a dumb one, as I have little to no experience with electricity. Anyways, here it is: My current project is using the RPi Official Touchscreen (7 inches), along with a RPi3 ...
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What is the meaning of this errors?

I downloaded the driver for LCD touch display (KeDei 3.5 inch SPI TFTLCD version 3.0 20015/12/1) from http://kedei.net/raspberry/v6_1/LCD_show_v6_1_3.tar.gz. Afterward I unpacked it tar -xzvf ...
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minecraft-pi is not working

I use VNC viewer to connect my Pi 3, laptop and Kuman 7" touchscreen, because I cannot get access to a keyboard or mouse. When I open minecraft-pi it shows just a black screen on my laptop, but it ...
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How can I configures my raspbian to show console in it's display?

I have a touch display (KeDei 3.5 inch SPI TFTLCD version 3.0 20015/12/1) and a raspberry pi 2 model B v 1.1. I downloaded the last Raspbian Stretch Lite image (https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Kuman 7 inch LCD screen not working

I'm new to all things pi and just got a Kuman 7" 800 480 LCD screen. I tested it on my laptop first (windows 8.1) and it looked great. Plugging it into the pi, not so great. The colours are all off, ...

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