Thats some top work!! Is that front plate glass?
Posts made by moosepr
RE: A Custom Milled Wood/Brass/Aluminum PiZero Handheld
RE: ili9341 tft screen guide
So i have been playing around with some of the parameters on the screen to try and get the most out of it.
Firsly there is an FPS setting, which allows you to specify how long the driver waits before sending the next image to the screen. Now this defaults at 20 for most screens, and this is far too slow!! you can in theory set this as high as you want. but in practice you wont get anything above 60fps (i have tried ALOT!)
Now if you are aiming for higher FPS you will need to make things happen faster. In my initial guide i set the speed at 16000000. now this works, and is reliable, but it limits what you can get on the screen. In theory the faster the better, but there are limits. If you go too fast, the screen wont be able to cope, and you will end up with a garbled mess.
Now i have managed to get as high as 99000000 while still keeping things visible. There are many things that can impact what the screen can cope with, such as cable length and external interference.
So if you push it to the max, magic happens (you might need to squint a bit)
Its still not perfect, there is 'tearing' on the screen, but it is pretty good for a cheap screen
RE: [GUIDE] Retropie + 3.5 inch RPi LCD v3.0 (no brand)
@ray1618 try adding bgr=1 to the end of your screen command
see if that helps. some of the screens do colours red/green/blue and others to blue/green/red. not sure it will work on the dtoverlay command, but its worth a shot.
Also have a play with the speed value. I have been tweaking my ili9341 screen, and managed to get the speed all the way up to 90000000 with success (although this does of course depend on the screen)
RE: Help needed for a Handheld Project
@Jiehfeng do you have access to a multimeter?
On the push buttons, there are normally 4 pins, but some are connected and some switch.
If you look at the bottom right part of the image, the top 2 pins are always connected together, and the bottom pins are connected together, then all 4 are connected together when the button is pressed
RE: Pine64 vs Pi3
@LiqwdE looking at there wiki, it looks like they have a version of jessie available for it, so im sure installing retropi/emulationstation onto that would be painless enough
RE: New 3DS modified case pi zero portable
@Sephiros looking good!! that screen fits in nicely, where are you going to shoehorn that button board?
I know what you mean with the 'slow boat from china', i think some of the parts im waiting for are being swam across personally by a delivery guy. taking an age :(
RE: Motorola atrix lapdock - for those who don't know
@LiqwdE I think I know what you mean. The type of connector that used to come on the old PCMCIA laptop cards back in the day.
My little pi zero is flanked by a microcontroller and a lithium battery protection board, you can read the whole project here
I normally make my photos backup to my Google drive then just right click and copy the image URL from photos.google.com seems to work ok