peterneale
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pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:55 pm

Hi every one i am new to this site.
I have a 5inch screen which only as Pal / Ntsc inputs. I would like to link my Raspberry pi to this screen but it does not seem to work.

Please can you help.

This is a project i am doing for my car.

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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:31 pm

post a link to it
have you plugged in the RCA jack and not the HDMI
have you configured the RPI to make sure it is outputting the RCA signal
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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:08 pm

RaTTuS wrote:post a link to it
have you plugged in the RCA jack and not the HDMI
have you configured the RPI to make sure it is outputting the RCA signal
Hi thanks for the quick reply.
No i have not configured the pi for RCA.
I pluged the monitor into Composite yellow socket.
Is it software to config the RCA.

Thanks Peter.

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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:14 pm

are you using noobs?
or raspbain
have you booted OK yet ?
do you have a hdmi screen as a starter

what is the contents of /boot/config.txt
what does the SD card look like when you plug it into a PC
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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:52 pm

RaTTuS wrote:are you using noobs?
or raspbain
have you booted OK yet ?
do you have a hdmi screen as a starter

what is the contents of /boot/config.txt
what does the SD card look like when you plug it into a PC
How do i config the RCA socket.

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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:59 pm

peterneale wrote:How do i config the RCA socket.
If you provide the information requested you may well get an answer to that question...

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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:28 pm

From recent memory.. Obviously you just need to update config.txt. Key values are:

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sdtv_mode=2
hdmi_force_hotplug=0
sdtv_mode=2 sets PAL mode for your TV-out.
Setting hdmi_force_hotplug=0 makes sure HDMI doesn't end up overriding your RCA. Or whatever it'll be.

If you are using NOOBS then you may need to make these changes on a few partitions. I usually just make them in every config.txt to make sure -- saves you some trial&error time.

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Re: pal monitor on raspberry pi

Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:20 pm

peterneale wrote:How do i config the RCA socket.
By editing /boot/config.txt
http://www.raspberrypi.org/documentatio ... fig-txt.md

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