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Postby energy » Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:10 pm

Hi all
I am a new member but old in age as I retired from work 8 years ago. My profession was Mechanical and Electrical engineer. Since my retirement, I took up Computers and electronics as a hobby and lately started fiddling with Raspberry Pi 3. This is new to me especially when it comes to buying certain accessories for the Pi.
So my first question : What is the difference between RGB backlight positive LCD and RGB backlight negative LCD.
Is the item in the above question OK for Raspberry Pi 3 and how is it attached to the Pi.
Any help will be appreciated.
Tks and regards
energy :!:

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Postby Jake » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:14 am

Hi,

Great to have you on board!

RGB Positive

You have a Red/Green/Blue background with black characters

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RGB Negative

You have a black background with Red/Green/Blue characters

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Yes, it's compatible with the Pi 3. However, you'll need to use one of these:

http://www.modmypi.com/raspberry-pi/gpi ... xtra-tall/

To raise it slightly above the Pi 3 USB ports

Cheers,

Jacob

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Postby energy » Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:06 pm

Thank you Jacob for a quick reply. :)

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