Help with my pi zero project!

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Help with my pi zero project!

Post by Deramin » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:37 am

Hello all! This is my first post and I was just hoping for some tips.

I recently received a 3.5 inch screen from amazon it was the http://sudomod.com/wiki/images/5/50/BW_ ... _board.jpg
BW Version 5 I think as it looks like that as well as it came with the buttons on the side. It could also be version 1 or 3 .

I soldered the screen up to my pi zero just to test it however all I am able to get it a white screen.

This is my first project and I am not overly savvy with proper terminology for things so sorry if i'm slow or ask a lot of dumb questions.

Thanks everyone for your help!
if you need more info let me know.

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Re: Help with my pi zero project!

Post by Fleder » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:00 am

Hi there,

the Forums Guide Section and the Wiki are your friend here.
http://sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=958

Make sure it works, before you damage the screen in any way. Maybe it was DOA.

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Re: Help with my pi zero project!

Post by Deramin » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:12 am

Fleder wrote:Hi there,

the Forums Guide Section and the Wiki are your friend here.
http://sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=958

Make sure it works, before you damage the screen in any way. Maybe it was DOA.
Hey thanks for the reply! Considering your advice I hooked up one of my gearbest 3.5 screens I got for another project and it works first try no messing around, so I believe you were correct about the DOA so thanks for that man!

Upon closer inspection the ribbon cable on the BW screen was super beat up when I first opened it so I should have known.

Thanks for the help man and I am sure you will see me around asking a lot more questions :P

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