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by BigE
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: New easy install for adafruit pi tft not working?
Replies: 0
Views: 115

New easy install for adafruit pi tft not working?

hello forum users

recently the adafruit website updated their easy install page that removed the need of installing a new kernel... the problem is now, the touch screen on my display (even after the update) doesn't display a picture of the desktop...

any help would be appretiated
by BigE
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: A big problem with Adafruit touchscreen
Replies: 27
Views: 11882

Re: A big problem with Adafruit touchscreen

New update makes it easier to rotate the touch screen. check out adafruits easy install solution on their website
by BigE
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Dual screen HDMI and 2.8 PiTFT
Replies: 137
Views: 95365

Re: Dual screen HDMI and 2.8 PiTFT

if your seeing this comment in 2018, adafruit recently updated their easy install option. check it out
by BigE
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Touch screen not working after new update
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Touch screen not working after new update

i recently have been trying to build david hunts raspberry pi phone but ive been stuck for a while now. adafruit recently updated their easy install page so that you don't need to upgrade your kernel to get the support for the resistive and capacitive touch screen. however, the resistive touch scree...
by BigE
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The touch doesn't work in the app! (python)
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: The touch doesn't work in the app! (python)

I'm working on the PiPhone project currently. The materials that I'm using is the FONA board, Raspberry Pi B+, and Adafruit's 2.8" capacitive touchscreen. (PiTFT) I finished the calibration of the touchscreen in portrait mode(0 degrees) by following this instruction: https://learn.adafruit.com/adaf...
by BigE
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Rotation Problem - PiPhone.py Software
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Re: Rotation Problem - PiPhone.py Software

Good evening. I chose one of the projects published in Adafruit's page named Piphone as my ''PAP'' project in school. Im getting a problem and i can't currently solve it. I followed all of your indications, step-by-step, as showed in this page: https://learn.adafruit.com/piphone-a-raspberry-pi-base...
by BigE
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Adafruit FONA 800 + battery
Replies: 1
Views: 1573

Adafruit FONA 800 + battery

hello, I had bought a adafruit FONA 800H and a 2300mah battery and after charging it via micro usb, the fona power off. after unplugging the lipoly battery, I saw smoke and immediately disconnected the battery. however, I can still charge the fona perfectly fine. if I have the lipoly battery connect...
by BigE
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: A big problem with Adafruit touchscreen
Replies: 27
Views: 11882

Re: A big problem with Adafruit touchscreen

hi every one ,i am new to raspberry pi.I am trying to install adafruit 2.8 inches 320x240 touch screen on my pi(rasbian stretch os new release) but i am not able to do that.please help me out.i have been trying from last 10 days.[https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-pitft-28-inch-resistive-touchscre...
by BigE
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: A big problem with Adafruit touchscreen
Replies: 27
Views: 11882

Re: A big problem with Adafruit touchscreen

hi every one ,i am new to raspberry pi.I am trying to install adafruit 2.8 inches 320x240 touch screen on my pi(rasbian stretch os new release) but i am not able to do that.please help me out.i have been trying from last 10 days.[https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-pitft-28-inch-resistive-touchscre...
by BigE
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Troubles rotateing a touch screen
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Troubles rotateing a touch screen

hello, I have a adafruit resistive touch screen (2.8) and for whatever reason, ive spent about 30 hours on over 30-40 forums trying to figure out how to rotate the display. ive went into the config files, I went into the adafruit config files... its giving me a headache just thinking about it please...
by BigE
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: How To Rotate Screen 180 Degrees?
Replies: 26
Views: 54073

Re: How To Rotate Screen 180 Degrees?

after reading about 90 different articles (70%) were either outdated or either crashed my pi in the process. I have the adafruit resistive touch 2.8 touch screen and I tried everything, I did: xinput --list to find out my touch screens xinput name and tried to use commands such as display rotate in ...
by BigE
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Rotate the touchscreen display? [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 80033

Re: Rotate the touchscreen display?

I just added this display to my Raspi 3, and I would like it to be rotated 180deg as that is the correct orientation with the display case I have. Following the advice in this conversation I have entered lcd_display=2 in /boot/config.txt and re-boot. This makes no difference. The GUI interface is s...

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