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HDMI 7" 1024x600 Touch Screen & Case (USB)

Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:38 pm
by John09121
Hi,
I just got my HDMI 7" 1024x600 Touch Screen & Case (USB) and I would like to know if I could use a usb phone charger to power this rather taking up a usb on my pi ;) also could it be used with retro pi please could someone help.
Thanks.

https://www.modmypi.com/raspberry-pi/sc ... n-and-case

Re: HDMI 7" 1024x600 Touch Screen & Case (USB)

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:35 am
by Dave
John09121 wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Hi,
I just got my HDMI 7" 1024x600 Touch Screen & Case (USB) and I would like to know if I could use a usb phone charger to power this rather taking up a usb on my pi ;) also could it be used with retro pi please could someone help.
Thanks.

https://www.modmypi.com/raspberry-pi/sc ... n-and-case
Yes, however the touch functionality would then not work.

The USB cable from the Pi to the screen provides both power to the screen, and touch functionality.

This should work with RetroPi as well (RetoPi is built on Rasbian)