Description: Touch screen - capacitive AMOLED 5.5'' 1080 x 1920 px HDMI + housing - Waveshare 17605
High quality touch screen, capacitive Waveshare. Made in AMOLED technology, the diagonal of the screen is 5.5" and its resolution is 1080 x 1920 px. The shell of the screen was made of tempered glass with a hardness of 6H, supports up to 5 touch points simultaneously. It communicates through HDMI and USB interfaces. It is enclosed in a casing made with 3D printing technology, which will also accommodate a Raspberry Pi. The case has numerous ventilation holes and a fan.
Connecting the screen with Raspberry Pi
The screen should be connected to the Raspberry Pi minicomputer via the included cables: HDMI and microUSB or suitable adapters. The HDMI connector transfers the image, while the USB port receives the touch interface data.
The screen works with Raspbian system without any drivers installation. However, to properly display the image you need to change the resolution in the configuration file. To do this, open the config.txt file with the command:
sudo nano /boot/config.txt
and then at the end of it add following instructions:
max_framebuffer_height=1920 max_usb_current=1 config_hdmi_boost=10 hdmi_group=2 hdmi_force_hotplug=1 hdmi_mode=87 hdmi_timings=1080 1 26 4 50 1920 1 8 2 6 0 0 0 60 0 135580000 3
After saving the file and restarting Raspberry, image and touch function should work properly.
Detailed description of the connection can be found on the manufacturer's website.
2. Cooling fan air vent.
3. Raspberry Pi connectors.
- AMOLED 5.5" touch screen
- HDMI adapter
- USB adapter
- Screw set
- 5V fan
Touch screen - capacitive AMOLED 5.5'' 1080x1920px HDMI + housing - Waveshare 17605
We offer excellent hardware from Waveshare company - it is a touch screen designed to work with Raspberry Pi. The display is made in AMOLED technology, so the image is extremely bright, saturated, and the blacks are deep.
The layer responsible for touch functions is made using capacitive technology, which is currently the most commonly used technology in high-end smartphones. As a result, viewing and using the touch functions of this device connected to Raspberry Pi is very comfortable and provides a pleasant visual experience.
Touchscreen with case for Raspberry Pi
It is worth noting that the offered screen for Raspberry Pi is placed in a special case, in which the manufacturer has also provided space for the minicomputer itself. This makes the combined devices ultimately form a single device that is practical to use.
The Waveshare display for Raspberry Pi is also equipped with a special coating made of tempered glass to protect the device from possible impacts. The connection is made via HDMI and USB ports.