Can I use the Lattepanda Screen in other projects?

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Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:01 pm

I accidently ordered an extra screen when I ordered the Touch Overlay with my Hardware Dev Kit.
So I have this extra screen laying around and I was wondering if I could use it with for example a Raspberry Pi 3 board?
I got one of these for my daughter and it has a 800x600 screen that I was thinking if I could upgrade it using the screen from LP?

I can't however find any specifications of the pins on the screen from LP?

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Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:44 pm

Now, i couldnt see how the screen on the piper is connected, but i could bet that screen is an lvds screen. that wouldnt work
the LP screen is a MIPI DSI Screen. you could connect it to the pi's lcd port (because the official lcd is also running DSI). but it probably wont work.
so no, not really

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:15 pm

I'm not sure actually what kind of screen it is, I tried to connect the cable to the port on the Pi, but nothing happened, and when I had both connected it only showed on the screen that connected on HDMI.

So I opened it up again and took a picture of the controller board.


And I can see already now that it is certainly not the same connector, But I suppose if I could find a LCD controller for the LP screen that has an HDMI input then it could work, but what should I look for?

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