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    Heres a question for any budding electronic hobbyist. I have one of those crappy EONON 8" LCD headunits and its crap, so im thinking maybe I can reuse the 8" TFT display panel. I have taken it out and just have the front panel which has the screen and buttons on it, thats it. It has 4 cables running to the front panel.

    1 - a red and black cable which is for power which would connect to an inverter
    2 - (now this is where im stumped, it is a ribbon cable which has 4 connections which I assume is for the touchscreen part or part of the USB connection on the front panel.
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    4 - These two are again 2 ribbon cables but this time one has 12 connections which I think would be for the front panel buttons, and the other has about 20 at least. This im guessing is the display cable.

    Now heres the thing, does anyone (a longshot I know but I thought I would try) know how I could wire this up to a PC??

    Thanks in advance, I'm not expecting many replies but here goes !!
     
     

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    Interesting you should say that as I was just looking at a pin out of a Topoly LCD at work today . Those connections on the ribbon contain the data lines, vsync, hsync as well as the anode and cathode lines for the backlight. Touch screen will have the XY coordinate lines which will be you 4 pin ribbon. You will need a serial LCD interface with a display controller, to connect up to a PC.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    Interesting you should say that as I was just looking at a pin out of a Topoly LCD at work today . Those connections on the ribbon contain the data lines, vsync, hsync as well as the anode and cathode lines for the backlight. Touch screen will have the XY coordinate lines which will be you 4 pin ribbon. You will need a serial LCD interface with a display controller, to connect up to a PC.

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    Interesting you should say that as I was just looking at a pin out of a Topoly LCD at work today . Those connections on the ribbon contain the data lines, vsync, hsync as well as the anode and cathode lines for the backlight. Touch screen will have the XY coordinate lines which will be you 4 pin ribbon. You will need a serial LCD interface with a display controller, to connect up to a PC.
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