[aprssig] APRS in-dash display

Stephen Black kb1chu at aol.com
Sun Jan 17 23:52:44 EST 2016

All the major supply houses stock the 4 conductor plug. Adafruit also 
has a jack with breakout board! Steve kb1chu

On 01/17/2016 07:24 PM, Greg D via aprssig wrote:
> Yes, the 4-pin plug is going to be a challenge to find (where's that 
> bucket of hens' teeth, when you need it?), but adding an HDMI display 
> is not really an option.  No space.  The car is one where you don't 
> get into it, you put it on...
> If adding a 7" display were an option, the Pi 's native one looks very 
> nice.  Touch input, even.  Alas.
> Greg  KO6TH
> KF4LVZ wrote:
>> That's true, it's on the 3.5mm jack but you have to make sure to get a
>> 4-conductor TRRS plug to access it while the board already has the HDMI
>> port built-in.  If the OP plans to put an LCD screen in already it's
>> easier to just get one that supports HDMI natively (or the Pi's built-in
>> display ribbon connector).  It's a little harder to get quality TRRS
>> cables.  Plus, the HDMI will provide better video resolution and most
>> HDMI monitors will also have an analog input which can provide support
>> for the desired rear-view camera (some displays even support
>> Picture-in-picture)
>> On 2016-01-17 14:32, Greg D wrote:
>>> The separate plug is gone on the 2B, but I believe the video signal is
>>> still available on the 2.5mm jack.
>>> Greg  KO6TH
>>> KF4LVZ via aprssig wrote:
>>>> On 2016-01-17 11:49, Greg D via aprssig wrote:
>>>>> Hi Lee, all,
>>>>> Yes, sorry.  Typo...  The Pi has a built-in baseband 640x480 video
>>>>> (aka RCA)
>>>>> output, so I won't need the adapter box.
>>>> Only the Pi A and B version 1 has the RCA plug.  All the other Pis 
>>>> have
>>>> HDMI video.
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