4.3inch HDMI LCD (B)

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4.3inch HDMI LCD (B)

4.3inch capacitive Touch Screen LCD, HDMI interface, supports various systems




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Category: OLEDs / LCDs, LCD, Raspberry Pi LCD
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4.3inch, 800x480, Capacitive Touch Screen LCD, HDMI interface, Supports Multi mini-PCs, Multi Systems


  • IPS screen, 800x480 hardware resolution, configurable by software (up to 1920 x 1080)
  • Supports popular mini PCs such as Raspberry Pi, BB Black, Banana Pi, as well as general desktop computers
  • When works with Raspberry Pi, supports Raspbian/Ubuntu/Kali/Retropie/WIN10 IOT, driver free
  • When work as a computer monitor, supports Windows 10/8.1/8/7, five-points touch, and driver free
  • Multi languages OSD menu, for power management, brightness/contrast adjustment, etc.
  • 3.5mm audio jack, speaker connector, supports HDMI audio output

How to use

Working with Windows PC

  • Turn on the backlight switch on the backside of LCD
  • Connect Touch interface of LCD to USB port of PC
  • Connect HDMI (Display) interface of LCD to HDMI port of PC
  • Connect earphone to HP interface or 8Ω 5W Speaker to Speaker interface of LCD if audio output is required.
Hot-Plug isn't supported by some PC, you can try to restart if LCD doesn't display after connecting

Working with Raspberry Pi

  • Download lastest Raspbian image from Raspberry Pi website
  • Write the image to SD card. (refer to RPi Image Install about how to write image)
  • After writing, open and modify the /boot/config.txt file, which located at root directory (BOOT) of SD card, append these lines to config.txt file
hdmi_cvt 800 480 60 6 0 0 0
【Note】There should not be spaces in both sides of equal-sign.
If the LCD cannot work with statements above when working with Pi 4, you can comment/remove statement dtoverlay=cv4-fkms-V3D on config.txt file and try again.
  • Connect Touch interface of LCD to USB port of Raspberry Pi
  • Connect HDMI interface of LCD to HDMI port of Raspberry Pi

Configure orientation (Raspberry Pi)

Display rotate

Add line below to /boot/config.txt file

display_rotate=1 #1:90; 2: 180;  3: 270

Save and reboot

sudo reboot
Touch rotate

Raspbian doesn't support touchscreen rotate as display, therefore, we need to rotate touch separately.

  • Install libinput
sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-inout-libinput
  • Create xorg,conf.d directory
sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d
  • Copy 40-libinput-config file to the folder created
sudo cp /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/
  • Append setting statements to 40-libinput-conf file
sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf

Touch roate.jpg

90 degree: Option "CalibrationMatrix" "0 1 0 -1 0 1 0 0 1"
180 degree: Option "CalibrationMatrix" "-1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 1"
270 degree: Option "CalibrationMatrix" "0 -1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1"
  • Save and reboot


4.3inch HDMI LCD B 01.png

  • Power: Open/Close LCD display (backlight)
  • Menu: Open menu/OK
  • Up/Left: Direction
  • Down/Right: Direction
  • Exit: Return/Exit


User Manual

External guides

3D Drawing



What is the working current of 4.3inch HDMI LCD (B)?
With 5V power input. the working current of LCD is 490mA with backlight turn on


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