Posts: 17
Joined: Sun Oct 16, 2011 12:48 am

Will this setup work?

Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:12 am

So I plan on getting this: ... AQ498S1043

But it requires 12v, and my pack provides 5v. So I found a USB voltage stepper: ... 1061598315

Will this work?

Posts: 1705
Joined: Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:53 am
Location: Perth, Australia
Contact: Website

Re: Will this setup work?

Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:17 am

Depends on how much power the screen draws.
From the specs on the page, it looks like it'll be fine, as long as your pack provides enough power.
My Blog -
Visit my blog for Tips, Tricks, Guides and More !
WiFi Issues ? Have a look at this post !

Posts: 16
Joined: Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:08 pm

Re: Will this setup work?

Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:38 pm

If you do a search, you will find that people have been able to make a few solders and run these small backup camera screens on 5 volts. Several of them have a 5v regulator in them. I've done that with the 4.3 screen and it works just fine. Here's one: ... using-usb/

Return to “Graphics, sound and multimedia”