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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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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.

Caution! Do not use an SD extender cable from the SD socket on the Panel Due.Some types of SD card extender cable have been found to damage the SD card socket. Damage to the SD card socket from using an extender cable is not covered by the warranty.

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

  • 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

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.

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The version 2.0 and v3.0 dimensions are shown below

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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:

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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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