Kickstarter Project Aims for Affordable 9-inch High-Def Display for Raspberry Pi


For many tinkerers the price of the diminutive, Linux-based Raspberry Pi computer is right at $25,  but it’s worth noting that the device comes without a mouse, a keyboard or a monitor.  However, the Raspberry Pi’s display capabilities are actually quite strong. It can display full HD images and video (1920×1080), but monitors to do so are quite expensive. With the high cost in mind, a new Kickstarter project has begun to build an affordable 9-inch HDMIPi LCD panel to show images at 1280 x 800 pixels. The displays are to be made by Raspi.TV and Cyntech. There are already prototypes online.


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