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Texas Instruments' DLP® technology enables innovative optical solutions that disrupt existing end equipment and create new markets. The DLP chip, or Digital Micromirror Device (DMD), is an array of micromirrors that can be used for high speed, efficient, and reliable spatial light modulation. Not only a leader in consumer projection, DLP is redefining industrial, medical, telecom, security, and many other applications. With TI's powerful yet easy-to-use development tools, customers are able to reduce design cycles and deliver disruptive products.

 

Texas Instruments offers a range of development tools to allow engineers and developers to experiment and create products with DLP technology. These tools support customers throughout the design phase from concept to production, reducing development costs and accelerating time-to-market. In addition to TI tools, DLP design partners offer a variety of development kits, software packages, and production modules. For a full list of 3rd party offerings, visit the Solutions & Services page.

 

Order an Evaluation Module to get started. DLP development kits and evaluation modules speed design time for innovative applications that incorporate light processing and light steering needs. Evaluation modules (EVMs) from TI and design partners are ideal for validating initial proof-of-concepts through development.

 

DLP Chipset EVM Light Source Dimensions Top Technical Document Suggested Price
0.3 WVGA DLP LightCrafter™ RGB LEDs
(20L)
65mm x 117mmx 23mm User's Guide US $599
Buy Now
0.45 WXGA DLP LightCrafter™ 4500 RGB LEDs
(150L)
122mm x 115mm x 48mm User's Guide US $1299
Buy Now
DLP NIRscan™ NIR Lamp 190.5mm x 114.3mm x 95.25mm User's Guide US $8499
Buy Now
0.55 XGA See 3rd Party Solutions
0.7 XGA DLP Discovery™ 4100 Not included
(Electronics only)
190mm x 99mm Chipset Datasheet US $7999
Contact DLP Design House
0.95 1080p DLP Discovery™ 4100 Not included
(Electronics only)
190mm x 99mm Chipset Datasheet US $12999
Contact DLP Design House

 

Download Software to customize your design. For the DLP Catalog portfolio, TI offers various configuration and support firmware to enable broad functionality and ensure reliable operation of DLP chipsets. The software and/or firmware provides developers flexibility and advanced control of the digital micromirror device (DMD). In addition, it offers convenient interfacing and extensive feature sets to speed integration of DLP in applications requiring spatial light modulation.

DLP Chipset Configuration Firmware System Software
0.3 WVGA DLPR300PROM DLP LightCrafter Bundle
(Object:  GUI, DM365, FPGA, MSP430, EDID;
Source:  MSP430, API Sample)
DLPC300 Splash Screen Utility
0.45 WXGA DLPR350PROM DLP LightCrafter 4500 GUI
(Object & Source)
DLP NIRscan Bundle
0.55 XGA DLPR200F DLPC200 Interface Software
(Object: API, USB; Source: API Sample)
0.7 XGA DLPR410
(Pre-Programmed PROM)
See 3rd Party Solutions
0.95 1080p DLP Discovery™ 4100
(Pre-Programmed PROM)
See 3rd Party Solutions

 

Adapt Reference Designs for faster development. TI offers electronics reference designs for developers to help accelerate development time of customized systems and reduce overall bill of material (BOM) costs. Reference designs typically include schematics, layouts, and BOM.

 

DLP Chipset Reference Design Content Included
0.3 WVGA DLP3000-C300REF Schematics
Bill of Materials
Base Plate Mechanical Drawing
0.45 WXGA DLP4500-C350REF Schematics
Layout (Gerber Files)

 

12 tools and software found

General Tools and Software for DLP & MEMS
Name Tool/Software Part Number Tool/Software Type Product Group Company
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DLP 0.3 WVGA Chipset Reference Design DLP3000-C300REF Reference Designs 0.3 WVGA CHIPSET
High Resolution, Portable Light Steering Reference Design using DLP Technology DLP4500-C350REF TI Designs 0.45 WXGA Chipset
DLP Flex Cables DLP5500FLEX Plug-Ins 0.55 XGA CHIPSET
DLP Discovery 4100 Development Kit DLPD4X00KIT Development Kits 0.95 1080p Chipset
DLP Discovery 4100 Development Kit DLPD4X00KIT Development Kits DLP® TECHNOLOGY
DLP Discovery 4100 Development Kit DLPD4X00KIT Development Kits 0.55 XGA CHIPSET
DLP Discovery 4100 Development Kit DLPD4X00KIT Development Kits 0.7 XGA Chipset
DLP® LightCrafter™ 4500 DLPLCR4500EVM Evaluation Modules & Boards 0.45 WXGA Chipset
DLP® LightCrafter™ DLPLIGHTCRAFTER Development Kits 0.3 WVGA CHIPSET
DLPC200 Configuration and Support Firmware DLPR200 Application Software & Frameworks 0.55 XGA CHIPSET
DLPC300 Configuration and Support Firmware DLPR300 Application Software & Frameworks 0.3 WVGA CHIPSET
DLPC350 Configuration and Support Firmware DLPR350 Application Software & Frameworks 0.45 WXGA Chipset

Disclaimer

This product is designed as an aid for customers of Texas Instruments. No warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to this third party software (if any) or with respect to its fitness for any particular purpose is claimed by Texas Instruments or the author. The software (if any) is provided solely on an "as is" basis. The entire risk as to its quality and performance is with the customer.

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TI Designs: Reference Designs

TI Designs Reference Design Library is a robust reference design library spanning analog, embedded processor and connectivity. Created by TI experts to help you jump start your system design, all TI Designs include schematic or block diagrams, BOMs and design files to speed your time to market. Search and download designs at ti.com/tidesigns

Design Name Description Last Updated
DLP® Near-Infrared Spectrometer for Optical Analysis of Liquids & Solids

This near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer reference design utilizes Texas Instruments' DLP technology in conjunction with a single-element InGaAs detector to deliver high performance measurements in a portable form factor that is more affordable than expensive InGaAs array detector or fragile rotating (...)

17 Apr 2014
High Resolution, Portable Light Steering Reference Design using DLP Technology

This reference design, featuring the DLP® 0.45” WXGA chipset and implemented in the DLP® LightCrafter™ 4500 evaluation module (EVM), enables flexible control of high resolution, accurate patterns for industrial, medical, and scientific applications. With a free USB-based GUI and (...)

14 Apr 2014