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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
Smraza 3.5 LCD / TFT Raspberry Pi Review
Works great !! Took 20min to find the LCD driver page download, along with un-taring the flies to get it working - The LCD / TFT is basically clone / re-brand of the waveshare 3.5 inch_RPi_LCD_(A). Look on YouTube for the title Raspberry Pi3 XPT2046 Review/Setup, there is a good how to video on getting the 3.5 lcd going.(The vid saved my bacon) The screen is really clean looking and the image is better than expected. No issues on the new PIXEL Raspberry image. Also, the lcd fits perfectly in the pi case with the top cover removed. --Cover--> Games&Tech Clear Transparent Case Enclosure Box Shell for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Ultra Sleek
Driver download page:[...]
Works as expected
Bright screen color
Package was boxed well
Pen is functional and did not need to calibrate
Small learning curve to get it going, but with the vid and 20min of tinkering you're good to go
Would I buy again:
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
Best e-mail Tech Support! And good product.
By Byron Taylor
I had trouble initially with the instructions and missed the support link. When I finally did contact support, they jumped through hoops to get me up and running. After several e-mails back and forth, they sent me a step-by-step process to add the screen to my current Octopring setup. And it's working marvelously! Great tech support and the screen is nice and clear!
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Very good, just a couple minor issues with the set
By N. Porter
Everything works great, including the screen, and the case is excellent. Support has been surprisingly good and clear so far via emails and web. Only 2 drawbacks to the kit:
1) due to the chips on the back of the LCD it is not possible to fit the screen well on top of the case. To do so the pins need to be somewhat loosely in the slots and the screen then doesn't fit flat, more like at a 10 degree angle from flat which makes it unsteady to use. To get a flush fit I had to remove the clear top layer of the case, and also remove one of the hex nuts from one corner screw because the corner of the screen was too close to the bolt. It works but I'm not loving it, seems like overheating due to lack of ventilation might be an issue over time. If you want to connect the screen to your rpi via the ribbon cable then this should not be a problem for you.
2) the fan doesn't work with the screen since they use the same pins.
I definitely recommend this product even with these couple of peculiarities. Would be 5* if an alternative top layer of case was included to allow flush fit of the screen on top.
I will update this review with any developments.