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PanelDue controller + separate LCD ¶ 

Outline specifications:

  • The control board and firmware support 3 screen sizes: 4.2", 5" and 7", at two resolutions: 480×272 (4.3-inch displays) or 800×480 pixels (5- and 7-inch displays).
  • 5V power from host 3D printer controller.
  • 2-wire async serial interface with 3.3V signal level (5V tolerant input).
  • Connections to the external SD card socket that is included on most compatible displays is available via a 10-way ribbon cable connector on version 2.0 PanelDue boards.
  • 4-wire cable to connect the PanelDue to your controller board for the serial and power connections.

A PanelDue v1.1 with a 4.2" screen:

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PanelDue v2 with a 7" screen:

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Connecting a PanelDue ¶ 

There is more information on how to connect it to the duet here: Connecting a PanelDue, with detailed documentation available on DC42's PanelDue web page.

PanelDue Integrated ¶ 

This integrated version has a 5" or 7" TFT LCD panel with the PanelDue controller by David Crocker integrated on the LCD's PCB.

Features ¶ 

  • Resolution of  800×480 pixels on a 5 inch or 7 inch LCD.
  • 5V power from host 3D printer controller.
  • 2-wire async serial interface with 3.3V signal level (5V tolerant input). This is presented as a 4 pin header with 5V, Gnd and the two serial wires.
  • Connections to the onboard micro SD card socket as well as the PanelDue serial and power connections are all available via a 10-way ribbon cable.  A 300mm long ribbon cable is the maximum recommended length.
  • There is more information on how to connect it to the duet here: Connecting a PanelDue.
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Panel Due 7i

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Panel Due 7i connections

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Panel Due 5i

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Panel Due 5i back

Dimensions ¶ 

3D Models and Enclosures ¶ 

DC42's OpenSCAD enclosure design that is configurable for the different options here:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:656884

https://forum.duet3d.com/user/cyoung on the forum made this modelof the PanelDue 3.0 + 7 inch screen

Mark Rehorst has this enclosure for the 7i which includes a model of the 7i itself.

PanelDue 5i ¶ 

Front ¶ 

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Side ¶ 

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Back ¶ 

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PanelDue 7i ¶ 

Front ¶ 

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Side ¶ 

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Back ¶ 

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PanelDue PCB ¶ 

The version 2.0 and v3.0 dimensions are shown below

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LCDs ¶ 

Check the documentation for the specific screen you purchase if you do not get it directly from Duet3D or a reseller. The standard dimensions are shown:

4.3 Inch ¶ 

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5.0 Inch ¶ 

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7.0 Inch ¶ 

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5 Comments

Could you please add dimensions for the SD card slot as well?

Adomas Povilianskas - Reply

On ++DC42's PanelDue web page++. there are multiples references to the version of board for different configuration flavor. But how do i know? Nowhere on the board is it written, From the pictures in this page i have the PanelDue integrated but which version is it?

Thank you

Francois Bujold - Reply

The integrated PanelDue is version 3.0 electronics.

Tony -

I am currently redrawing DC42’s face plate to accommodate the integrated version. Need a little hand with the front view drawing abbreviations.

PCB printed circuit board

MH mounting holes

TP ??

Bezel self expl

VA ??

LCD self expl

TP A,A??

Francois Bujold - Reply

Just guessing, but:

TP = Touch Panel

VA = Viewing Area

TP A,A = Touch Panel Active area

http://www.pacificdisplay.com/lcd_glossa...

Dave O. -

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