3.2inch HDMI LCD (H)
This is a 3.2inch HDMI display, 480x800 resolution, supports Raspberry Pi, Jetson Nano, and Desktop Windows PC.
- 3.2inch IPS display, hardware resolution is 480x800
- Working with Raspberry Pi, support Raspbian / Ubuntu/ Kali/ Win10 IoT and the Retropie, driver free
- Working with Jetson Nano, support Ubuntu, driver free
- Working with PC, support Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7, driver free
- Backlight is adjustable
Work with Windows PC
To use with Windows PC, the display supports Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 and Windows 7
- Connect the Only Power interface to the USB port of PC
- Connect the Display interface to the HDMI port of PC
Note: This display is a vertical display by default, resolution is 480 x 800. You can change the orientation by software.
Work with Raspberry Pi
To use display with the Raspberry Pi, you need to configure the resolution manually.
- Download the newest image from Raspberry Pi Website
- Unzip the image archive and get the .img file.
- Format the SD card by the SDFormatter software
- User the Win32DiskImager software, write the .img file to the SD card.
- After writing, modify the config.txt file:
max_usb_current=1 hdmi_force_hotplug=1 hdmi_group=2 hdmi_mode=87 hdmi_drive=1 hdmi_timings=480 0 50 20 50 800 0 19 20 20 0 0 0 60 0 38000000 6
- Save and eject the sd card.
- Insert the SD card to Raspberry Pi
- Connect the Only Power interface to the USB port of Raspberry Pi
- Connect the Display interface to the HDMI port of Raspberry Pi
- Waiting for a moment, and the display lights and works.
- Right-click and choose the Display setting
- Click the Identify to detect the display
- Choose the display, set the display mode to extend and change the orientation
- Open the Menu of Raspberry Pi
- Choose Preferences -> Screen Configuration
normal: Default orientation Right: Rotate 90° inverted: Rotate 180° left: Rotate 270°
Note: If you use Raspberry Pi 4, please enable the dtverlay=vc4-fkms-V3D
The brightness can be adjusted by the buttons on the side。
To disable the Power saving mode and keep the display lighting.
- Open the lightdm.conf file
sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
- Modify the lightdm.conf file, find the xserver-command lin.
Modify it to
xserver-command=X -s 0 -dpms
- -s # - disable the display saver
- dpms: diable the power saving.
General Tutorial Series
Since the first-generation Raspberry Pi released, Waveshare has been working on designing, developing, and producing various fantastic touch LCDs for the Pi. Unfortunately, there are quite a few pirated/knock-off products in the market. They're usually some poor copies of our early hardware revisions, and comes with none support service.
To avoid becoming a victim of pirated products, please pay attention to the following features when purchasing:
Beware of knock-offs
Please note that we've found some poor copies of this item in the market. They are usually made of inferior materials and shipped without any testing.
You might be wondering if the one you're watching or you've purchased in other non-official stores is original, feel free to contact us.