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waveshare 7" touchscreen

Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:15 am
by jnl1105
I have a waveshare 7" 1024X600 touchscreen that is cdmi out and usb out. I have it running on my raspberry pi 2 I have the lcd working just fine but can not get the touchscreen to work. I am sung it on my astrobox configuration that I have beefed up some.

I have followed the directions listed here ... ser_Manual

I followed how to install the driver script and as stated the unit rebooted but no touch screen input.

Any ideas? how would i verify that the drivers were installed for the touch screen input?

Re: waveshare 7" touchscreen

Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 9:13 am
by sn4tch3r
Same here. Im using RPi_3 everything worked fine except the touchscreen. Im using Waveshare 1024x600 (C) rev1.1
Is this the same LCD model your using ??? Any luck by now with the touch screen ???

Re: waveshare 7" touchscreen

Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 12:05 pm
by blc
I have one of these screens, and I had the touch screen working perfectly with all models of Pi after an apt-get update/upgrade...

Let me take a look at my screen over the weekend, see if it still works and what the PCB rev. is...

Re: waveshare 7" touchscreen

Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 3:57 pm
by blc
Yep, same problem here too. For reference, this is the screen I have and it's PCB rev. 2.1:

Works fine when using the latest Raspbian "out of the box", but after an apt-get upgrade it stops working.

No doubt there's a fix out there somewhere, I can see from dmesg that the system registers the touchscreen as an input device. I'll have to look into this when I get the time...

Re: waveshare 7" touchscreen

Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:34 am
by HermannSW
I have a Waveshare 7" display without touch intentionally, since I have touchpad on the wireless keyboard I use with that display.

Until now I always used Stretch Lite. Today I flashed Raspbian Stretch Desktop and the keyboard touchpad worked like a charme: