NEW PRODUCT – HDMI 4 Pi: 7 Display (no Touch) w/Mini Driver – 800×480 HDMI:Yes, this is a 7″ TFT display with WVGA 800×480 resolution and a cute little driver board. We tried to get the best medium-size display that would be good for embedded computing usage and at a good price. And we also tried to match it with a small driver board that can be powered from a USB port. The visible display measures 7″ diagonal and is a ‘raw’ TTL display as is used in portable electronics. The driver board only has an HDMI input but for Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black and other computers, HDMI is the best quality output available. The display is very easy to use – simply connect the USB power cable to 5V power supply that can provide 500mA, then connect a digital video source to one of the HDMI port. Voila, a display!
It is not an IPS display so its best for direct viewing, our 7″ and 10″ HDMI IPS displays are designed for any angle view. That said, its pretty good, we splurged on the AT070TN94 which is the nicest 7″ 800×480 display we could get.
There’s a little wired PCB with little buttons that let you enter a menu system for adjusting brightness, color and contrast. It tries to auto-detect which input you have and switches to that one or you can ‘select’ from the menu keypad which to display. In stock and shipping now!
NEW PRODUCT – HDMI 4 Pi: 7″ Display no Touchscreen 800×480 – HDMI/VGA/NTSC/PAL: Make a lovely video setup with a 7″ screen at 800×480 resolution. For this model, we tried to get an inexpensive 800×480 display that was still high quality and would be good for embedded computing usage. The visible display measures 7″ diagonal and is a ‘raw TTL’ display, the model has an extra-bright backlight that looks much better than other 7″ TFTs we’ve tested. We include a driver board with HDMI, VGA and Composite inputs. The setup is very easy to use – simply connect a 5-12VDC adapter to the 2.1mm center-positive DC jack, then connect a digital video source to one of the ports . Voilà, a display!
This version comes in 800×480 instead of the more expensive 1280×800 display. It’s also not IPS so it’s not good for wide-angle visibility. That said, it does work quite well and at a great price.
There’s a little wired PCB with little buttons that let you enter a menu system for adjusting brightness, color and contrast. It tries to auto-detect which input you have and switches to that one or you can ‘select’ from the menu which to display. In stock and shipping now!
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