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Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:58 pm

Hi,

I want to hook the Pi up with a 24" LED touch screen for different purposes. Is this even possible? If so, how do I configure it (running raspbian)?

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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:43 pm

macattac wrote:Hi,

I want to hook the Pi up with a 24" LED touch screen for different purposes. Is this even possible? If so, how do I configure it (running raspbian)?
Plug in the HDMi Cable and USB Cable, then switch on the RPi, boot up the Operating System and post back if you get a picture on the Screen and if Touch is working.
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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:45 pm

fruitoftheloom wrote:
macattac wrote:Hi,

I want to hook the Pi up with a 24" LED touch screen for different purposes. Is this even possible? If so, how do I configure it (running raspbian)?
Plug in the HDMi Cable and USB Cable, then switch on the RPi, boot up the Operating System and post back if you get a picture on the Screen and if Touch is working.

really? That's it?
From what I've read about other distributions of Linux as well as using the small LCD screens for the RPi, one needs to install different packages to caliberate touch-screen capabilities.

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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Sun Nov 08, 2015 2:00 pm

macattac wrote:
fruitoftheloom wrote:
macattac wrote:Hi,

I want to hook the Pi up with a 24" LED touch screen for different purposes. Is this even possible? If so, how do I configure it (running raspbian)?
Plug in the HDMi Cable and USB Cable, then switch on the RPi, boot up the Operating System and post back if you get a picture on the Screen and if Touch is working.

really? That's it?
From what I've read about other distributions of Linux as well as using the small LCD screens for the RPi, one needs to install different packages to caliberate touch-screen capabilities.
Some work, some do not, until it is plugged in there is no way to ascertain....
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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:24 pm

[quote="fruitoftheloom"
Some work, some do not, until it is plugged in there is no way to ascertain....[/quote]


Ok...anyone out there with knowledge of any compatible monitors? I don't feel like spending $300-$400 on a monitor that will be useless :)

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:37 pm

macattac wrote:
Ok...anyone out there with knowledge of any compatible monitors? I don't feel like spending $300-$400 on a monitor that will be useless :)
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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:32 pm

The HDMI monitor part of it will almost certainly work. It's the touch aspect that may cause trouble.

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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:41 pm

rpdom wrote:The HDMI monitor part of it will almost certainly work. It's the touch aspect that may cause trouble.

it does, I'm running it on my projector through my yamaha receiver via HDMI. So that works. It it indeed the touch part I'm uncertain about. I've found some threads that people have managed to get touch screens to work with ubuntu...but haven't found anything regarding Raspbian.

that was my hope, that someone on here had tried or knew enough to say yay or nay. ;) :? :?:

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Re: Connect the Pi to a large (24") touch screen via HDMI

Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:17 pm

I have Hannspree H231 (23") touch (USB) monitor which works with my RPi (Raspbian Wheezy). The screen is 10pt touch but only seems to act as a limited single point mouse mode on the RPi. The mouse pointer moves to where you touch the screen, then you double tap to open an icon or menu item.... nothing else.
It's been some time since I tried it so there many be some improvements?
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.


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