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5" touchscreen backpack
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5" touchscreen backpack

by programmer101 on Sat Jun 27, 2015 11:26 am

So I purchased a 5" screen backpack with touch support and it works fine. The only part I am having trouble with is the touch part of it. Does the AR1100 Touch controller come separate? I even tried to configure it with the AR configuration utility but it did not recognize the device. Please help. What am I doing wrong?

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by adafruit_support_mike on Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:26 pm

The AR1100 comes on the display's PCB.

Could you post a photo showing the back of the board please? 800x600 images usually work best.

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by programmer101 on Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:53 am

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by adafruit_support_mike on Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:31 pm

The quality is fine. I just wanted to make sure the AR1100 was on the board. It's the smaller chip to the left of the Adafruit logo.

How are you connecting the backpack to your computer?

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by R2_Droid2 on Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:17 pm

I use the power cable that supplies power and also the hdmi cable because my laptop comes with a hdmi port.

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by adafruit_support_mike on Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:40 pm

You also need a USB connection. That's how the AR1100 communicates with the computer.

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by R2_Droid2 on Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:43 am

I connected the usb cable to the computer which also supplied power. If there is another one where can I get it?

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by adafruit_support_mike on Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:24 pm

Check your cable to make sure it actually carries USB data.

Lots of cables with micro-USB connectors are 'charge only' cables, and don't have any wires connected to the data pins.

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by R2_Droid2 on Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:07 pm

I changed the usb cable and it worked perfectly! Thanks for all your help!

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Re: 5" touchscreen backpack

by adafruit_support_mike on Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:52 pm

Glad to hear it's working for you.

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