Author: Zen Kuda Nixjoen
The Raspberry Pi 7” touch screen display allows users to take even more advantage of their single-board computers to several integrated projects such as tablets, home automation systems, infotainment systems, car pc’s and embedded projects.
IT IS COMPATIBLE WITH THE FOLLOWING MODELS:
•Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
•Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
•Raspberry Pi Model B+
•Raspberry Pi Model A+
SPECS AT A GLANCE
Touchscreen Type: Capacitive touch (10 fingers multitouch)
Display: 7 inches, 155mm x 86mm
Port: DSI-Port (Display Serial Interface)
Power Supply: 5V MicroUSB or via the GPIOs
Resolution: 800 x 480px @60Hz
Price: 70$* (including shipping and taxes)
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
•7″ touchscreen display
•DSI ribbon cable
•4 stand-offs and screws
•4 jumper cables
|10-finger capacitive multi-touch||The resolution is only 800×480 pixels|
|Very wide viewing angle (60 ° or 70 ° in all directions)||Brightness (so far) not adjustable – only the backlight can be switched on/off|
|Power Efficient (350-390mA at 5V)||Wider border than the other models|
|Better support than for third-party displays|
|No calibration/external drive required|
WHAT YOU WILL LOVE ABOUT THE RASPBERRY PI 7” TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY
VIRTUAL ‘ON-SCREEN’ KEYBOARD
According to the Raspberry Pi website, the latest software drivers will support a virtual ‘on-screen’ keyboard. This is great because you will not have to plug in an external keyboard and/or mouse.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND SOFTWARE
Another great feature is offered is that a number of educational programs and software on the Raspberry Pi will be touch enabled. This will make making learning and programming on the Raspberry Pi much easier and fluid.
EASE OF USE
The display is ready to use straight out-the-box and does not require any additional driver loading and setup.
Unlike similarly priced displays, Raspberry Pi 7” touch screen display has capacitive touch.
In conclusion the Raspberry Pi 7” touch screen display would be a great addition to your DIY setup. It grants you the ability to create a lot of fun and creative projects.
You can get the Raspberry Pi 7″ Touch Screen Display here.
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