My search for 5in. LCD starts and stops here

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My search for 5in. LCD starts and stops here

Post by chiz » Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:15 am

For another project I'm planning, I feel that a 5" LCD would be the perfect size. (No it's not for a Wii U gamepad. That's reserved for @wermy and the others in the wii u gamepad thread :D )

Naturally, the search for a good 5in composite LCD begins and I just got this LCD in the mail today. I tested if it will work with 5v out of the box and I'm pleasantly surprised that it works without any mods! This LCD allows switching between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios.

Here are pictures of the display running ES with my GB Pi2 alongside for comparison:
[spoiler="Running on 5v without any mod"]Image[/spoiler]
[spoiler="EmulationStation"]Image[/spoiler]
Note: The spoiler tag gets broken when a colon (:) sign is used. I used 16-9 for 16:9 and 4-3 for 4:3 instead.
[spoiler="Mario Kart in 16-9 aspect ratio"]Image[/spoiler]
[spoiler="Mario Kart in 4-3 aspect ratio"]Image[/spoiler]

For those interested, here's the Amazon product page. I got the screen from seller EPCDirect.

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Re: My search for 5in. LCD starts and stops here

Post by Flowlance » Thu Jul 21, 2016 1:21 pm

For some reason I want one.
I don't have a project to use it for.

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Re: My search for 5in. LCD starts and stops here

Post by Fleder » Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:17 am

I ordered one a while ago for my Playstation Project.
It was form EPatchChina, so i guess this is the same seller and maybe the same display.
I can get a few pictures on the weekend, if you want.

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