3.5inch RPi Display

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Product Pictures

MPI3501-100-1.jpg MPI3501-001.jpg MPI3501-002.jpg


  • 320×480 resolution
  • Resistive touch control
  • Supports any revision of Raspberry Pi (directly-pluggable)
  • Compatible with Raspberry Pi A, B, A+, B+, 2B, 3B, 3B+,4B versions
  • Drivers provided (works with your own Raspbian/Ubuntu directly)
  • Size perfectly fits the Pi
  • High quality immersion gold surface plating
  • Supports Raspbian system, ubuntu system ,kali Linux system

Key Parameters

LCD Interface SPI(Fmax:32MHz)
Touch Screen Type Resistive
Touch Screen Controller XPT2046
Colors 65536
Driver IC ILI9486
Backlight LED
Resolution 320*480 (Pixel)
Backlight Current 120ma
Power Dissipation 0.13A*5V
Operating Temp. (℃) -20~60
Active Area 48.96x73.44(mm)
Product Size 85.42*55.60(mm)
Package Size 118*72*34 (mm)
Rough Weight(Package containing) 75 (g)


1, 17 3.3V Power positive (3.3V power input)
2, 4 5V Power positive (5V power input)
3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 NC NC
6, 9, 14, 20, 25 GND Ground
11 TP_IRQ Touch Panel interrupt, low level while the Touch Panel detects touching
18 LCD_RS Instruction/Data Register selection
19 LCD_SI / TP_SI SPI data input of LCD/Touch Panel
21 TP_SO SPI data output of Touch Panel
22 RST Reset
23 LCD_SCK / TP_SCK SPI clock of LCD/Touch Panel
24 LCD_CS LCD chip selection, low active
26 TP_CS Touch Panel chip selection, low active

Driver Installation

This LCD Module need install driver first.

Step 1:Download the Raspbian IMG


Step 2: Burn the system image

If you don't know how to do that,you can refer to the Raspberry Pi office tutorial

Step 3: Open terminal(SSH) and install the driver on RaspberryPi

(tested on RaspberryPi 3B+,3B,2B,2B+,1B,ZERO)


sudo rm -rf LCD-show
git clone https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show.git
chmod -R 755 LCD-show
cd LCD-show/
sudo ./LCD35-show

Wait A Few Minutes, when the system reboot ok, you can see that.

Touch screen calibration

  • This LCD can be calibrated using a program called xinput_calibrator
  • Install it with the commands:
cd LCD-show/
sudo dpkg -i -B xinput-calibrator_0.7.5-1_armhf.deb
  • Click the Men button on the task bar, choose Preference -> Calibrate Touchscreen.
  • Finish the touch calibration following the prompts. Maybe rebooting is required to make calibration active.
  • You can create a 99-calibration.conf file to save the touch parameters (not necessary if file exists).
  • Save the touch parameters (may differ depending on LCD) to 99-calibration.conf, as shown in the picture:

How to rotate the display direction

  • Step 1,If the driver is not installed, execute the following command (Raspberry Pi needs to connected to the Internet):
sudo rm -rf LCD-show
git clone https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show.git
chmod -R 755 LCD-show
cd LCD-show/
sudo ./LCD35-show  

After execution, the driver will be installed.

  • Step 2,If the driver is already installed, execute the following command:
cd LCD-show/
sudo ./rotate.sh 90

After execution, the system will automatically restart, and the display screen will rotate 90 degrees to display and touch normally.
( ' 90 ' can be changed to 0, 90, 180 and 270, respectively representing rotation angles of 0 degrees, 90 degrees, 180 degrees, 270 degrees)
If the rotate.sh prompt cannot be found, use Step 1 to install the latest drivers

Download Resources

  • Document
  1. How_to_install_the_LCD_driver_V1.2
  2. How_to_install_matchbox-keyboard
  3. How_to_calibrate_the_resistance_touch_screen-V1.2
  4. How_to_use_Raspberry_Pi_Getting Star.pdf
  5. How_to_change_display_direction-GPIO-Resistive_Touch-V1.2
  6. MPI3501-3.5inch-RPi-Display-User-Manual-V1.0
  • Driver download
  • Images download
If you have difficulty installing the driver, or if you still can't use the display properly after installing the driver,
Please Try our Configned images for tested.
Just need download and write the image into the TF card. DO NOT need any driver installation steps.
Image Name Version Support Password Download
Raspbian 2023-12-05 PI5/PI4/PI3B+/PI3/




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Mega-1.jpgMega: MPI3501-3.5inch-2022-04-04-raspios-bullseye-armhf.7z
Ubuntu-MATE-32bit 22.04 PI4,PI3B+,PI3,PI2 user:pi


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Kali Linux RaspberryPi-32bit 2023.1 PI4B,PI3B+,PI3,PI2 user: kali

password: kali

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Mega-1.jpgMega: MPI3501-3.5inch-kali-linux-2022.1

  • Software
  1. Panasonic SDFormatter
  2. Win32DiskImager
  3. PuTTY