Interfacing a Single Board Computers to an LCD panel via LVDS
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It only takes a minute to sign up. Can I calculate the voltage per led by dividing 66 LED's into v? That gives me a voltage of 4.
Would this be how much each LED is using? I have a small DC power supply that goes up to around 15 volts, but it has an analog meter on the front of it with a needle and it is hard to tell what the exact voltage is.
I have tried to power each individual LED and it looks like I get a voltage well above 3v around 4. I found the correct kind, cool white, but they come in 3v and 6v.
What I plan on doing is just replacing all 66 LED's, because I have tried to replace a few and that just makes other original LED's burn out after a few days of semi-successful repair. I don't want to overload the power supply, but I also don't want to overload the LED's.
Im leaning towards using 6v LED's though. Like I said earlier, any help is very much appreciated. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Asked 1 year, 5 months ago. Active 1 year, 5 months ago. Viewed 4k times. Any help sure would be appreciated. Your backlight isn't set to maximum. A scope would confirm this. Your replacement needs to match both the voltage and current rating of the existing LEDs.
Unless, the power to the LEDs is current controlled, then the voltage isn't as important. I think what ill do is go ahead and buy of each 3v and 6v and replace all on one strip, then hook it back up and see what the difference is. Usually questions here have some need for extra information as posed. An image of the power supply board would help as well as there may be indications of whether it is a current or voltage controlled supply I would guess voltage PWM too if replacing the LEDs is causing burnout.
If you can figure out the intended current, you should be able to prevent burnout. I am measuring the voltage coming in from the wire and directly after the first led. I am going to go ahead an assume that these are indeed 6dcv leds because 5. Active Oldest Votes. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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Last edited: Jun 8, Reaction score 2, Location Long Island. Very nice break down of what is what on the board and showing how to feed power to each circuit, but its a lot of work considering you have to do this with EACH screen that comes into question.
This way you do all the work once and not have to do this every time. Reaction score NYJimbo said:. NYJimbo, Yes, a tester cable could be handy if you were interested in only testing the backlight circuit which I find is rarely bad.LVDS operates at low power and can run at very high speeds using inexpensive twisted-pair copper cables.
LVDS is a physical layer specification only; many data communication standards and applications use it and add a data link layer as defined in the OSI model on top of it.
LVDS was introduced inand has become popular in products such as LCD-TVs, automotive infotainment systems, industrial cameras and machine vision, notebook and tablet computersand communications systems.
The typical applications are high-speed video, graphics, video camera data transfers, and general purpose computer buses. LVDS is a differential signaling system, meaning that it transmits information as the difference between the voltages on a pair of wires; the two wire voltages are compared at the receiver.
In a typical implementation, the transmitter injects a constant current of 3. The current passes through a termination resistor of about to ohms matched to the cable's characteristic impedance to reduce reflections at the receiving end, and then returns in the opposite direction via the other wire.#Led TV Backlight Driver Board Explanation
The receiver senses the polarity of this voltage to determine the logic level. As long as there is tight electric- and magnetic-field coupling between the two wires, LVDS reduces the generation of electromagnetic noise. This noise reduction is due to the equal and opposite current flow in the two wires creating equal and opposite electromagnetic fields that tend to cancel each other.
In addition, the tightly coupled transmission wires will reduce susceptibility to electromagnetic noise interference because the noise will equally affect each wire and appear as a common-mode noise. The LVDS receiver is unaffected by common mode noise because it senses the differential voltage, which is not affected by common mode voltage changes.
The fact that the LVDS transmitter consumes a constant current also places much less demand on the power supply decoupling and thus produces less interference in the power and ground lines of the transmitting circuit. This reduces or eliminates phenomena such as ground bounce which are typically seen in terminated single-ended transmission lines where high and low logic levels consume different currents, or in non-terminated transmission lines where a current appears abruptly during switching.
The low common-mode voltage the average of the voltages on the two wires of about 1. In addition, there are variations of LVDS that use a lower common mode voltage. LVDS became popular in the mid s. Before that, computer monitor resolutions were not large enough to need such fast data rates for graphics and video. However, in Apple Computer needed a method to transfer multiple streams of digital video without overloading the existing NuBus on the backplane.
QuickRing was a high speed auxiliary bus for video data to bypass the NuBus in Macintosh computers. The multimedia and supercomputer applications continued to expand because both needed to move large amounts of data over links several meters long from a disk drive to a workstation for instance.
The first commercially successful application for LVDS was in notebook computers transmitting video data from graphics processing units to the flat panel displays using the Flat Panel Display Link by National Semiconductor. The first FPD-Link chipset reduced a bit wide video interface plus the clock down to only 4 differential pairs 8 wireswhich enabled it to easily fit through the hinge between the display and the notebook and take advantage of LVDS's low-noise characteristics and fast data rate.
FPD-Link became the de facto open standard for this notebook application in the late s and is still the dominant display interface today in notebook and tablet computers. The applications for LVDS expanded to flat panel displays for consumer TVs as screen resolutions and color depths increased. To serve this application, FPD-Link chipsets continued to increase the data-rate and the number of parallel LVDS channels to meet the internal TV requirement for transferring video data from the main video processor to the display-panel's timing controller.
The next target application was transferring video streams through an external cable connection between a desktop computer and display, or a DVD player and a TV. Camera Link standardizes video interfaces for scientific and industrial products including cameras, cables, and frame grabbers. The Automated Imaging Association AIA maintains and administers the standard because it is the industry's global machine vision trade group.
LVDS works in both parallel and serial data transmission. In parallel transmissions multiple data differential pairs carry several signals at once including a clock signal to synchronize the data. In serial communications, multiple single-ended signals are serialized into a single differential pair with a data rate equal to that of all the combined single-ended channels.
For example, a 7-bit wide parallel bus serialized into a single pair that will operate at 7 times the data rate of one single-ended channel. The devices for converting between serial and parallel data are the serializer and deserializer, abbreviated to SerDes when the two devices are contained in one integrated circuit. The original FPD-Link designed for bit RGB video has 3 parallel data pairs and a clock pair, so this is a parallel communication scheme.
However, each of the 3 pairs transfers 7 serialized bits during each clock cycle. So the FPD-Link parallel pairs are carrying serialized data, but use a parallel clock to recover and synchronize the data.One of the truly neat and unique features of industrial Single Board Computer SBC is ability to drive a high resolution LCD panels via the on board LVDS low voltage differential signalling interface, giving a superior image quality when compared to a standard monitor. A good example of comparing the quality of image, compare the same image on monitor and a laptop laptops use LVDS to connect directly the built in LCD panel.
Laptop screens images are crisp whilst a display monitor can look fuzzy. All functions such as LCD controls brightness, contrast, colours etc.
First a super quick guide to understanding the two basic parts of a LCD panel. The LCD display and backlight. LCD display generate the image from the signal received through the LVDS input and displays does its magic and creates an image on the panel.
Backlight as the name entails provides the back light, typically a set of LEDs at the back of the LCD panel to project the image. Think of the relationship like a super 8 projector, the light in a projector is the backlight and the film is LCD display.
Both parts of the LCD are controlled and powered independently. But like a super 8 projector both are needed to display the image! The hardest part is matching the pin out between the LCD panel and the single board computer. Embedded Technologies has a range of LVDS cables available or can design a cable to suit your requirements. The amount of flexibility in resolution supported by the SBC is dictate by the chipset, as an example the PICo-XXX supports a range of panel resolution from x up to x XYZ is found on higher end Industrial single board computer.
Options can be configured via the BIOS setup screen. Refer to the LCD manufacturers specifications as to which driving voltage is required. Depending on the specification of the controller, brightness can be adjusted via PWM pulse width modulation or analogue voltage range.
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Power and GND. Current requirements vary, from Sub 1 amp upwards, all depends on size and brightness of a panel. As an example a 6. For the higher current displays, supply power directly to the display. Brightness control: Ideally signal from the SBC can provide an analogue or PWM pulse width modulation output allowing the ability to dim the display.
The hardest part is getting the right cables to match the panel, Embedded Technologies can provide you with a panel specific connector, send the panel specs through and will match a suitable cables to drive both the LVDS and backlight.
And it all fits neatly in the palm of your hand, how simple clean and neat is that! You can take it to the next step, for industrial infotainment solutions. Embedded Technologies has developed a simple LCD watchdog module that relies on your software to send a pulse at a predetermined period typically via the DIO or serial port, if no signal is received within a certain period from seconds to minutes the screen blanks.
In addition can keep your screen blank whilst booting and switch on the display when your application gives the go ahead. Ideal if using the screen in a pubic environment and your application crashes. In the following guide, will provide insight on how to go from this:.
Very easily! Here are the main points needed to interface and connect to a LCD panel:. LVDS interface:. LVDS panel driving voltage. LCD Watchdog controller. For more information simply fill out the form below and we will get back to you.
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