Everything You Need to Know About Choosing Raspberry Pi LCD Display Modules
When you want to have an easier time of connecting to different media and selecting it, a single-board computer is an efficient option. The Raspberry Pi single-board computers work with a variety of peripheral devices, including LCD display modules with touchscreens. On eBay, you can find a variety of sizes and features of affordable Raspberry Pi touch screen units to pair with the single-board computer for enjoying your favorite media.What are some features of Raspberry Pi Touch Screen modules?
Some of the features of the affordable Raspberry Pi touch screen products on eBay include:
- HD video: The touchscreen supports HD video display.
- Resolution options: The range is 720 by 1,080 pixels to 2048 by 1152 pixels.
- Automatic power off: If the touchscreen is not used within 10 minutes, it automatically powers off. This time can be adjusted to turn off in less or more time.
- Signal support: It accepts EGA, SVGA, WXGA, VGA, SXGA, and UXGA video signals from the computer.
The Raspberry Pi touch screen modules are available in sizes of three to seven inches when measured on the diagonal. Their frames can be set up in a vertical or horizontal orientation for viewing in a portrait or landscape setup. The stands for the touchscreens can also be angled for easier use and viewing. See the manufacturer site for details.What is the compatibility of a Raspberry Pi display module?
The following are compatibility options for a Raspberry Pi touch screen display module:
- USB: They can display the information that is stored on a removable USB drive plugged into the Raspberry Pi computer.
- Wi-Fi: The touchscreen modules work with Wi-Fi connections.
- Bluetooth: The display modules are compatible with Bluetooth-enabled devices such as headphones and speakers.
- Headphone jack: The displays have a built-in headphone jack.
- Computer: The touchscreen modules work with all models of the Raspberry Pi computers.
Consider the following features when you are shopping on eBay for a new or used Raspberry Pi touch screen:
- With computer case: Some have a case for holding both the computer and the display in one unit.
- Condition: There are new, used, and manufacturer's refurbished display modules available.
- With accessories: Some of the modules include a pen or stylus for touching the screen and a case for transporting it.
- With case: Some of the modules come with a case for angling their positions.