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Official Raspberry Pi Touch Display

Posted September 9, 2015

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched an official touchscreen to compliment its very popular tiny computer. The 7-inch display has a 800×480 resolution and supports 10-finger touch.


It’s cheap, compatible with the Pi, and easy to set up:

It is an RGB 800×480 display with 24-bit color and a 70 degree viewing angle. It also comes with a mounting area for the Raspberry Pi so it easily can be integrated it into a mini all-in-one computer.

Technical Specification:

  • 7” Touchscreen Display.
  • Screen Dimensions: 194mm x 110mm x 20mm (including standoffs)
  • Viewable screen size: 155mm x 86mm
  • Screen Resolution 800 x 480 pixels
  • 10 finger capacitive touch.
  • Connects to the Raspberry Pi board using a ribbon cable connected to the DSI port.
  • Adapter board is used to power the display and convert the parallel signals from the display to the serial (DSI) port on the Raspberry Pi.

You can buy it at the Swag Store.


Source: The Raspberry Pi Foundation

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