Hi,

So I've got my brand new RPi4 (2GB) with a fan.
I've installed SimVimPanel and its was running great for about 5 minutes and then the screen goes black.

I checked the temperature and it was 39c, so hardly overheated. I landed the plane and shut x-plane down and the screen came back after about 30 seconds.

Any ideas?
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Johan,
If you do not have a good radiator (heatsink) on your RPi, you should definitely use it.
Vlad

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Hi Vlad, thanks for the answer.

I have a Fan SHIM on it, and I checked the temperature while I was running and it didnt go above 39c.
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Johan,
Check your RPi system power settings, see if it is configured to "sleep" after 5 minutes. Disable this option.
V

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Thanks, I will have a look at that and report back.

--- Update

Ok, its looking good so far.

If anyone else has this problem, what I did is added the following to /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

@xset s noblank
@xset s off
@xset -dpms

It has been running for about 25 minutes now without the screen going blank.

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