eliasbakken
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New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:00 pm

Hi!
I've been working on a new HDMI compatible LCD screen for a while having capacitive touch and power from USB.
It's been made with Raspberry Pi (and similar platforms) in mind, but I've never been very active in these forums, so I thought I'd ask and see if there is any interest from this group in particular. Hope it doesn't come off as spam, seeing as there is an official screen available. This one is a bit more expensive, but also better quality IMO.

It's a 5.9" 1080p Sharp screen having a custom capacitive touch panel with Synaptics touch chip. Really great colors compared to many other screens I've seen, since it's been made for a cell-phone.

I've not really seen something similar to this, even though Toshiba who makes the HDMI to DSI converter has had that chip out on the market for a while.

Hoping to launch a Kickstarter for it in the near future, (~1 week) that's the main reason for this post!

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:17 am

There's always a need for new display panels.
The current offer doesn't cover all the needs - for example there is no bright (>= 400 nits), cheap (<70-90$), capacitive touchscreens available at the moment. Adafruit has a few bright ones but without a touchscreen. The ones that do have touchscreen are not bright enough.

What's the brightness of the display?

eliasbakken
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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:55 am

Good to hear!

Luminosity: 400 cd/m²
Contrast: 1000:1

Price will be $99 retail, but with a discount on the Kickstarter.

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:33 pm

You're talking about LS059T1SX01, right?
Have you launched kickstarter already?

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:23 am

Yes! That is the LCD panel. No, it's set to launch Monday or Tuesday 17/18. There is also a smaller version being kickstarted, a 4.8" 720p, but delivery is a couple of months later.

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:54 pm

Some pictures or some more details to share? Would like to get one of the 5.9in units.

eliasbakken
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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:21 pm

Sure! I'm afk right now, so I can't upload pictures just yet, but here is a video I made with a project for it: https://youtu.be/rRj3YSX2Bd4
I'll post some pictures tonight!

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:39 pm

The Big one has come the furthest as you can tell,
bot use a Toshiba chip for converting from HDMI to DSI,
VESA 50 mounting holes, power is 600mA on full backlight, but you can choose to turn it down if you want to be within spec.
Backlight is set by USB CDC (serial). The device enumerates as a HID multi touch device.
Synaptics S3202 for touch.
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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:51 pm

Very interested in the 4.8" 720 model. What is its aspect ratio and PPI?
My current 5" 16:10 (8:5) 800*480 touchscreen just doesn't have the resolution I would like / need.
1280*720 is the sweet spot but I can't find anything smaller than 10" to get it.
5.9" is too large for me, but we'll see.
I'm going to keep an eye on this project as I am very interested.
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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:25 am

Looks great! looking forward for the Kickstarter. Please make sure to post a link tonthe campaign here (or send it to me via PM).

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:02 am

Aspect ratio on both is 16:9 (really 9:16 since it's portrait mode)
Small Screen: 307 ppi
Big Screen: 376 ppi

Yes, I'll be sure to post here when it goes live:)

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Sat Jul 15, 2017 4:09 pm

Here are some more specs for those interested:
Big (5.9"):
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Resolution: 1080x1920
FPS: 60
Color mode: 24bit
PPI: 376.2
Brightness: 400 cd/m2
Contrast ratio: 1000:1
Viewing angle: 80 deg.
Power draw: 600 mA (max)
Active area: 72.9(W)×129.6(H)
Weight(approx): 95 g
Outline Size: 82(W)×150(H)
Touch points: 10


Small(4.8"):
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Resolution: 720x1280
FPS: 57 (max)
Color mode: 24bit
PPI: 307.9
Brightness: 500 cd/m2
Contrast ratio: 800:1
Viewing angle: 80 deg.
Power draw: 520 mA (max)
Active area: 59.4(W)×105.6(H)
Outline Size: Not yet specified
Touch points: 10

eliasbakken
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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Here is a link to the Kickstarter: http://kck.st/2ty5Hb3

It goes live at 3 PM ET, which is 9 PM CET

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:17 pm

As this is the first time I'm supporting a campaign let me ask a question: how to get two?

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:17 pm

Those are some great LCDs.
I pledged for a 5.9" one to use in my quadcopter remote control. Seems to be bright and compact enough.

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:05 am

If you were lucky enough to get one of the early birds, but you also want one of the other early birds, it should be possible to go back and adjust your pledge to add that. If not, double your pledge amount manually and write a note about what you want!

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:07 am

Quad copter control would be awesome! I've thought of that several times, but never gotten around to it. Make a Reddit post when you finish it!

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:55 am

jeanleflambeur wrote:Those are some great LCDs.
I pledged for a 5.9" one to use in my quadcopter remote control. Seems to be bright and compact enough.
Some inspiration for your build
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These sticks have Hall-sensors, both sticks are 3-axis sticks with pushbuttons on top. Note the small sticks on the side

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:24 am

aBUGSworstnightmare wrote:
jeanleflambeur wrote:Those are some great LCDs.
I pledged for a 5.9" one to use in my quadcopter remote control. Seems to be bright and compact enough.
Some inspiration for your build
Image

These sticks have Hall-sensors, both sticks are 3-axis sticks with pushbuttons on top. Note the small sticks on the side
Wow, that looks great. I really like the carbon finish. What system is that?

My current design uses one 3-axis stick and a motorized linear pot for the throttle stick. Here's an early video of it: https://jeanleflambeur.wordpress.com/20 ... t-hw-test/

The FPV screen is my phone connected to the raspberry pi inside the remote through 5.8ghz wifi. I do have latency issues so I want to redesign it to include the screen in the RC.

But enough off topic :)
Can't wait for the manga screen to arrive. They were shipping in August, right? :P

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:23 pm

jeanleflambeur wrote:
aBUGSworstnightmare wrote:
jeanleflambeur wrote:Those are some great LCDs.
I pledged for a 5.9" one to use in my quadcopter remote control. Seems to be bright and compact enough.
Some inspiration for your build
Image

These sticks have Hall-sensors, both sticks are 3-axis sticks with pushbuttons on top. Note the small sticks on the side
Wow, that looks great. I really like the carbon finish. What system is that?

My current design uses one 3-axis stick and a motorized linear pot for the throttle stick. Here's an early video of it: https://jeanleflambeur.wordpress.com/20 ... t-hw-test/

The FPV screen is my phone connected to the raspberry pi inside the remote through 5.8ghz wifi. I do have latency issues so I want to redesign it to include the screen in the RC.

But enough off topic :)
Can't wait for the manga screen to arrive. They were shipping in August, right? :P
This is the Intel remote that comes with their Falcon 8+ (https://www.intel.co.uk/content/www/uk/ ... 1500725569).
I'm sure you know wifibroadcast for live FPV video using RPI?

That's what I will be using one of the Manga screens for. The second one will be used for a Ground Control Station, using RPI as a host again (Zero is enough here; WBC required RPi3).
In the video it is analog video on the ground station (using USB frame grabber)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bn4qsIh ... e=youtu.be
The Manga will be used in portrait for just HUD and status signals, attached to my TX.

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Re: New 5.9" HDMI screen. Any interest?

Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:09 pm

I'm sure you know wifibroadcast for live FPV video using RPI?
I do know of wifibroadcast. I have a very similar system included in my code base using 2 TPLink WN722 cards receivers for diversity.

Manga screens are great indeed for ground stations with almost double the brightness of the official raspberry pi lcd.

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