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

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John09121
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HDMI 7" 1024x600 Touch Screen & Case (USB)

Post by John09121 » 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

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

Post by Dave » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:35 am

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)
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