11.9inch Touch Monitor

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This product is a general 11.9-inch HDMI display with 320 x 1480 resolution. It can be used as a secondary screen for the PC case and also supports Raspberry Pi and Jetson Nano.


  • 11.9-inch IPS display with a hardware resolution of 320 x 1480.
  • Zinc alloy case, toughened glass panel with up to 6H hardness.
  • When working as a computer monitor, it supports Windows 11 / 10 /8.1 / 8 /7, driver-free.
  • When working with Raspberry Pi, it supports Raspberry Pi OS / Ubuntu / Kali and Retropie, driver-free.
  • When working with Jetson Nano, it supports Ubuntu, driver-free.
  • Support backlight control for power saving.
  • Support 5-point capacitive touch control (only for the touch version).


Item Description Unit
Product Model 11.9inch Monitor
Size 11.9 Inch
Viewing angle 170 Deg
Resolution 320×1480 Pixels
Dimension 290.50(H) × 73.00(V) × 21.50(D) mm
Display area 268.18(H) × 57.98(V) mm
IPS version solor gamut 65%NTSC
Max brightness 300 cd/m²
Backlight adjustment Adjusted by the key/HID software
Contrast 900:1
Color depth 16.7M
Refresh rate 60 Hz
Power port USB Type-C
Display port HDMI interface

Electrical Specification

Parameter Min. Value Standard Value Max. Value Unit Note
Input Voltage 4.75 5.00 5.25 V Note 1
Input Current 500 500 TBD mA Note 2
Operating Temperature 0 25 60 Note 3
Storage Temperature -10 25 70 Note 3

•Note 1: Input voltage exceeding the maximum value or improper operation may cause permanent damage to the device.
•Note 2: The input current should be ≥500mA, otherwise it will lead to start-up failure or abnormal display, and a long time in an abnormal state may cause permanent damage to the device.
•Note 3: Please do not put the display in a high temperature and high humidity storage environment for a long time, the display needs to work within the limit value, otherwise it will be possible to damage the display.

Working with PC

Support Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7:
How to use:
1) Connect the TOUCH interface of the LCD to the USB connector of the PC.
2) Connect the HDMI interface of the LCD to the HDMI interface of the PC.

Note: The default display of this product is vertical, and the resolution (H×V) is 400×1280, you can modify the software settings for horizontal display.

Backlight Control

Backlight brightness can be controlled by long pressing the on/off button on the side of the LCD.
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AIDA64 Setting Tutorial

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① Hardware connection:

  • Connect the USB port of the host to the power port of the monitor with a USB cable for the power supply.
  • Connect the HDMI interface of the host to the HDMI interface of the monitor with a HDMI cable for displaying.

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② Computer displaying setting:

  • Right-click and choose the Display settings.
  • Click "Identify " to detect the display.
    • Choose the display, set the display mode to extend, and change the orientation.

③ AIDA64 software setting

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  • Right-click the blue area that pops up and go to "SensorPanel Manager".

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  • Import the project template provided by Waveshare, and drag the "Sensor Information Board" to the secondary screen to complete the setting.

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Working with Raspberry Pi

Hardware Connection

  • Connect the Type-C interface of the monitor to the Raspberry Pi with a USB cable for the power supply and touch function. (The touch function is only available for the touch version).
  • Connect the HDMI interface of the screen to the Raspberry Pi with a HDMI cable for displaying.

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Software Setting

Support Raspberry Pi OS / Ubuntu / Kali and Retropie systems.
To work with the Raspberry Pi board, you need to configure the system resolution manually, otherwise, the display cannot work.

  • Download the newest image from the Raspberry Pi website.
  • Connect the TF card to the PC, and use the SDFormatter to format the TF card.
  • Open Win32DiskImager file, select the system image prepared by the first step and click 'Write' to write the system image.
  • After writing, open the config.txt file located in the boot directory of the TF card. Add the following code at the end of config.txt, save, and then safely remove the TF card.
hdmi_timings=320 0 100 32 230 1480 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 60 0 59400000 0
  • Connect the TOUCH interface of the LCD to the USB interface of the Raspberry Pi.
  • Connect the HDMI interface of the LCD to the HDMI interface of the Raspberry Pi. Power on the Raspberry Pi, and then normally display after a few seconds.

Note: The default orientation of the display is vertical with 480x1280 hardware. If you want to change it to horizontal, you can refer to the #Display Orientation.

Display Orientation

If you are using a Bullseye/Buster system, you can rotate it as follows:

  • 1. Go to Screen Configuration.

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  • 2. Rotate as shown below:

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If you use other systems, you can rotate the display as shown below:

  • 1. Add the following sentence in the config.txt file (the config file is located in the root directory of the TF card, or /boot):
display_rotate=1 #1:90;2: 180; 3: 270
  • 2. Reboot the Raspberry Pi after saving.
sudo reboot

Touch Rotation

As the touch direction is different after rotating, you need to rotate the touch as shown below:
1. Install libinput

sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-libinput

If the system you want to install is Ubuntu or Jetson Nano, the installation command is:

sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

2. Create xorg.conf.d directory in /etc/X11/. (If the directory exists, you can directly skip to Step 3.)

sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d

3. Copy 40-libinput-conf file to the directory created just now.

sudo cp /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/

4. Edit the file.

sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf 

Find the touchscreen part, add the following sentence, and then save.

 Option "CalibrationMatrix" "0 1 0 -1 0 1 0 0 1"

As shown below:
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5. Reboot the Raspberry Pi.

sudo reboot

After finishing the above steps, the touch can be rotated 90 degrees.

90-degree rotation: Option "CalibrationMatrix" "0 1 0 -1 0 1 0 0 1"
180-degree rotation: Option "CalibrationMatrix" "-1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 1"
270-degree rotation: Option "CalibrationMatrix" "0 -1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1"

Set the Screen Always On

Some customers want to display without being affected by the screen saver function which can be set as follows. Turn off the screen saver.
Open lightdm.conf.

sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf

Change lightdm.conf to find "xserver-command" under the [SeatDefaults] section, uncomment it, and change it to read as follows:


Modify to

xserver-command=X -s 0 -dpms
  • -s # –: Set the screen saver not to enable.
  • dpms: Disable power saving management.


sudo reboot

Set the Screen Off and On

Users can set the screen to turn off and on with the following commands.

vcgencmd display_power 0
vcgencmd display_power 1



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