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by sgrobben
Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Modifying a 3.5" car display for USB power.
Replies: 453
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Re: Modifying a 3.5" car display for USB power.

Hlotac, Not sure if you already have your LCD sorted, but in your pic there is a rectangular 8 pin chip in the lower left corner labeled ACT4060A. This is a step down converter where your input voltage is being converted to the appropriate voltage (hopefully 5v). Check out the data sheet for that ch...
by sgrobben
Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:44 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Modifying a 3.5" car display for USB power.
Replies: 453
Views: 220318

Re: Modifying a 3.5" car display for USB power.

Thanks to all for the info in this thread I was able to easily modify my display to run on USB. No components removed and used the original cable.
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Probably didn't need to move that ground wire, but it just seemed like the right thing to do at the time :)

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