KanoMaster22
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Touchscreen

Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:25 pm

Can anyone recommend me a touchscreen that is 7" big, that uses capacitive touch and that doesn't use GPIO pins or disable SPI. Also, it needs to about £35 or under. Is there such a screen or will I be forced to spend big on the Official touchscreen.

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Re: Touchscreen

Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:55 pm

KanoMaster22 wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:25 pm
Can anyone recommend me a touchscreen that is 7" big, that uses capacitive touch and that doesn't use GPIO pins or disable SPI. Also, it needs to about £35 or under. Is there such a screen or will I be forced to spend big on the Official touchscreen.

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Re: Touchscreen

Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:21 am

KanoMaster22 wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:25 pm
Can anyone recommend me a touchscreen that is 7" big, that uses capacitive touch and that doesn't use GPIO pins or disable SPI. Also, it needs to about £35 or under. Is there such a screen or will I be forced to spend big on the Official touchscreen.
Can't get it at your budget price, but for £53.99 the official RPF display
https://www.modmypi.com/pis-and-periphe ... y-official
doesn't use any GPIO. It does use 5V pin#2 & GND pin#6 for power.
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Re: Touchscreen

Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:05 pm

Thanks for the help. I will get the Official Touchscreen. As it is over £50 I get a free Pi Zero as well so that is a good bonus! Just got to spent two pounds on something to get free delivery.

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