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by Gold samurai
Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

The problem with the screen is that it's not secure enough. The case falls over and the screen goes white. I just reboot the raspberry pi and it's okay. I grew leaps and bounds with the adafruit 2.8 I got. Didn't realize how helpful support would be. Kedei? You're basically on your own. With my adaf...
by Gold samurai
Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

Success!

The problem was I didn't solder the board properly. The image provided on adafruits website

March 2015 Jessie

Worked!

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Now I still have to figure out how to get retropie on it.


I also get this weird image

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by Gold samurai
Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

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by Gold samurai
Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:47 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

Here's what I got when I ran dmesg

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by Gold samurai
Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:11 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

I got my adafruit 2.8 TFT capacitive I followed the instructions here https://learn.adafruit.com/running-opengl-based-games-and-emulators-on-adafruit-pitft-displays/pitft-setup I followed the instructions to the "T" I rebooted after I was done. My TFT stayed white and the HDMI is not outputted anymore
by Gold samurai
Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

Gold Samurai - grab a kernel for your version and unpack it e.g.: tar zxf LCD_show_XXX.tar.gz Then go to LCD_show_vXXX dir and set scripts flag "executable": chmod +x LCD_restore LCD_backup LCD35_v Next backup current kernel, run: sudo ./LCD_backup To switch to LCD 3,5" run: [b]sudo ./LCD35_v[/b] T...
by Gold samurai
Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

Just my luck, my 64 gb SD card got corrupted. So I couldn't try last night

The back up image I had was 15 gbs because it had raspbian +retro pie

I had to use an 8gb card to install raspbian

I'll give it a try tonight
by Gold samurai
Sat Jun 04, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

Well, the "driver" is a compiled kernel so basically you might still have spyware anyway I should be more precise. I have completely ditched the installed image that came with my kedei 3.5 I deleted the image with the drivers on it. THEN I also deleted an image I saved myself with the original driv...
by Gold samurai
Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

If someone could post a video showing how to make this work step by step that would be great Also I don't like to use the image provided with the TFT because I'm not sure what it has. It could be malware or spyware for all I know I have boot berry with the latest Raspian and Retropie installed on an...
by Gold samurai
Wed Jun 01, 2016 2:59 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

bigbone wrote: LAST QUESTION. What do I have to do to at least switch between HDMI and LCD?

Thanks again!
Sorry but did anyone have an answer to this? I might have missed it

My Kedei is 6.1 version
by Gold samurai
Mon May 30, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali
Replies: 235
Views: 193420

Re: KeDei 3.5 inch 480x320 TFT lcd from ali

Hi I just signed up with this board.

I need help. I followed the instructions by saper_2

When I connect the Pi to ]the HDMI monitor I get as far as here then a black screen


When I just put LCD in I get bricked here

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