BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

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BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by arunBarnard » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:52 am

Hi guys,

I have just bought the BW 3.5" screen from Amazon Uk and I have it running off 5 volts. I have connected 1 TV on the Pi pin to the av1 in.

The photo attached isn't out of focus, that is how blurry the screen is. Also I get some flicker.

How to I make the screen clear and not flicker?
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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by Rolen47 » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:39 am

Need to bypass the CHMC regulator with the 5v mod.

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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by Lpoolm » Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:15 pm

There are aloooot of threads about screen quality, to be honest even with changing font sizes etc I'm still not happy with the quality.
Changing the themes can help a little but it's not going to look pixel perfect!
I don't have links to the other threads sorry but just do a quick search on screen quality/fuzziness/blurry and you should find a few tips but as I said it doesn't get that much better! :(
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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by KaiKona808 » Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:36 pm

As Rolen47 stated you need to do the bypass mod. I have that screen and though it runs off 5v it runs clearer if you do the mod he linked.

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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by Justblair » Sat Oct 29, 2016 11:14 am

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Slightly different way to bypass from the wiki... A smidgen neater IMHO

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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by Brandonmel » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:43 pm

Hey how's it going ? I've run into the tame problems and I also have the same board as you do for your screen please dm if you found your solotuion thanks man !!

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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by Brandonmel » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:43 pm

Hey how's it going ? I've run into the tame problems and I also have the same board as you do for your screen please dm if you found your solotuion thanks man !!

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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by jermzz » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:35 am

240p just sux all around.

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Re: BW 3.5" screen unclear (Uk version)

Post by Valadone » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:59 pm

I have the same screen, i wiring the 5V on a chip like on the variant 7 solution but we can't read anything on the screen i found...

I have another one, with a glassy screen and it's a bit better.

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