January 7, 2022

Orange Pi 4 (Rockchip 3399) HDMI and video

I typically ignore the HDMI connector on boards like this. I almost resent them being there. I connect a USB to serial gadget to the three console uart pins, and to be honest, I have never once plugged anything into the HDMI connector.

But someday, if I run out of other things to do, it might be interesting to see how one of these boards would do as an actual linux machine.

If I ever play with that, I might want to get a small cheap HDMI monitor like one of these:

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