Will this 7 inch touch screen work?

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by bro rabbit » Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:23 am
I have discovered this 7 inch screen with a touch panel:

It looks pretty great! Also, it seems like it would work pretty easily with the Pi. But I do not know very much about anything. Am I correct in assuming that this would be easy to make work?
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by Caliber Mengsk » Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:13 pm
While the RCA would be easy enough to use with it, the vga part (if that plug was even actually vga) you'd have to get an hdmi->vga converter, and those normally are fairly expensive if they support HDCP as VGA doesn't have that, and they have to add a chip in.

Also, just to note, the one you linked to specifically, while it does have a touch screen, it does NOT have a touch screen controller. So you'd have to buy one of those, or use the GPIO pins to work as one.
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by Walker100 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:58 pm
VGA won't work with HDMI.
Someone might suggest using a DVI to HDMI adapter with a DVI to vga adapter.
This will not work as HDMI is running solely on an a digital signal.
VGA is an analogue signal.
Some DVI (DVI-I and DVI-A) will support analgue, but that is because the device is specifically analogue, or supports both analogue and digital.
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by bro rabbit » Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:36 am
thanks for the help guys
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by motarelka » Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:16 pm
Why is this panel will not work? Why did you start talking about the HDMI-VGA adapter? The controller of this panel have HDMI. Question about the touch panel is open, it probably will not work. But the panel will work fine HDMI Raspberry-pi + HDMI panel . While a very good price! If I'm wrong, correct me. Sorry for my English.
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by kennard11 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:05 pm
I remember seeing on dealextreme a 30$ 7inch LCD USB Resistive Touch screen overlay.
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