The Raspberry Pi Touch Display Released

The Raspberry Pi touch display has been in development for two years now and has finally been released. The touch display was commissioned by the Raspberry Pi foundation. It features a 60 FPS RBG 800×480 display, 24-bit color, FT5406 10 point capacitive touchscreen, and a 70 degree viewing angle. The touch display is compatible with the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, Raspberry Pi Model B+, and Raspberry Pi Model A+.

Raspberry Pi Touch Display

The touch display connects to Raspberry Pi models by a 15-way FPC connector. On the back of the display there are mounting holes that allow you to attach Pi models. The screen and Pi can be powered through the boards GPIO port or through the microUSB port, with the display connected through a DSI port.

Raspberry Pi Touch Display

The Raspberry Pi touch display is on sale now for only $60, you can buy it at the Raspberry Pi Swag Store, RS Components/Allied Electronics and at Premier Farnell/Newark.

Source: Raspberry Pi Blog | News Archive

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