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NTSC/PAL (Television) TFT Display - 4.3 Diagonal

SKU: ADA946

$83.95 AUD, inc GST
$76.32 AUD, exc GST

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NTSC/PAL (Television) TFT Display - 4.3 Diagonal
83.95 AUD

SKU: ADA946

$83.95 AUD, inc GST
$76.32 AUD, exc GST
3 reviews 0 5 5
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Yes, this is an adorable small television! The visible display measures only 4.3" (11cm) diagonal, the TFT comes with a NTSC/PAL driver board, enclosure and stand. The display is very easy to use - simply connect 12VDC to the 2.1mm center-positive DC jack (or use the cable and connect to the red and black wires), then connect a composite video source to one of the RCA cable. Voila, a television display! There's three little buttons in the back that let you enter a menu system for adjusting brightness, color and contrast. The display has two composite plugs, AV1 and AV2. AV1 is the default and if AV2 goes 'live' it replaces AV1.

To demonstrate it, Adafruit took some photos with the display connected to a Raspberry Pi, but it will also work connected to any analog composite-video output such as a YBox or Propeller w/Video out. It will not work with a device that only outputs VGA, HDMI or any other digital video signal.

A power adapter is not included you will want one of Adafruit's 9VDC 1 Amp or 12VDC 1 Amp adapters or provide one of your own. Even though the display specifies 12VDC Adafruit found it works from 6V to 12V DC without problems.

Technical Details

  • Power with 6-12VDC only, ~2.5W power draw
  • Internal buck converter, 220mA power draw at 12V, 420mA at 6V
  • Visible display dimensions: 97.41mm x 56.10mm
  • Selectable 16:9 or 4:3 ratio via menu
  • Resolution: 480 x RGB x 272
  • Brightness: 300cd/m2
  • Contrast: 350:1
  • Display plastic case dimensions: 122.65mm x 77.6mm
  • Screen dimensions: 105.48mm wide x 67.33mm long x 2.76mm high
  • PCB dimensions: 87.36mm wide x 48.40mm long x 6.41mm high or 12.33mm high including push buttons
  • Weight (including power cable): 148.64g

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Matthew verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    This little display is great for a variety of things. I usually use this as a make-shift display for my SNES (Super Nintendo). It's also very handy for testing and getting output from other things that support RCA Video out (such as the R-Pi and most other game consoles).

    Do beware that the red and white connectors are not for audio and you must pay attention to the item description. The red one is DC Input and the white one is AV2 input. Anything between 12V to 6V seems to work... even my 6-pack "energy cube" of rechargable AA 2000mAh batteries connected to this screen gives it a good runtime. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for 9-Volt batteries - this little ripper will drain them dry within 5 minutes!

    Overall, while it feels a little cheap in build quality, it's still a good thing to have on your workbench. Even comes with a peel-off sticky bottom so you can stick it somewhere on your wall or bench without problems. (Posted on 27/05/2018)

  2. Review by Ray verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Haven't got this working yet because I neglected to check that it didn't have HDMI, but will persevere and get a composite cable. (Posted on 18/04/2016)

  3. Review by Grant - Great bang for the buck verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Wonderful little 16:9 monitor at a great price. Image more than adequate for monitoring purposes. Very very quick response from Core for initial purchase, and followed through with a "problem" on the unit. It wasn't a problem though- just a design issue. DO TAKE NOTE: the unit gives absolutely no indication that it is on until it receives a valid comp vid signal- then it comes up beautifully :-)
    (Posted on 10/08/2014)

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