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Mark Williams

PiScreen will blank…however this is after a number of minutes (i think it is 10) as this is the default settings for X windows. So if it is blanking after a number of seconds, there may be something configured incorrectly with the screensaver or power saving settings within X Windows.

Regarding the terminal on power up, have you followed the instructions on this page?

Enable Console on PiScreen

Once you get the console enabled on PiScreen, try and disable X windows for auto loading to see if you get the same problem. You can use raspi-config to stop X windows from loading after boot.

Mark --

Blip, blop, bloop…