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by bfuller
Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Touchscreen Pointer
Replies: 0
Views: 211

Touchscreen Pointer

After much agony, I finally got my touchscreen working-----but the pointer seems to be stuck in the active window area, and won't go up to the menu bar across the top. Yes, I have calibrated it-----but won't go to the top of the screen when I have a window open---even the main window with the big lo...
by bfuller
Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PLC and MyOpenLab
Replies: 2
Views: 829

PLC and MyOpenLab

Has anybody got any experience with MyOpemLab on the Pi? http://www.myopenlab.de/startseite.html It does have a Linux distro------will that just install and run or do I have to do something special for Raspian (NOOBS). I am trying to find a nice PLC application to control some test equipment and dis...
by bfuller
Tue Feb 09, 2016 5:56 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Touchscreen Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 627

Re: Touchscreen Setup

Well, I have discovered that the 2046 controller is ADS7846 compatible.
I have loaded the ads7846 overlay and confirmed it is there with lsmod command.
But, still no go. I'm stuck
by bfuller
Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Touchscreen Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 627

Re: Touchscreen Setup

Attached I have the pinout of the touch part of the board. Should MISO and MOSI be directly connected, or crossed over? (based on a Pi -- Arduino diagram, I think direct) Do I need the T_BUSY connection? What do I do with the T_IRQ connection And what driver do I need to make this whole thing work p...
by bfuller
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Touchscreen Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 627

Touchscreen Setup

I have purchased a 7" HDMI and touchscreen from ebay for my new Pi 2 B. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/201426004372?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT The HDMI video is working but I think I still need to play with some parameters as the displayed text quality is not real good. M...

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