DLP® display and light controller for DLP3010LC (0.3 720p) DMD


Product details


Micromirror array size Chipset family DLP3010LC, DLPC3478, DLPA2005, DLPA3000 Pattern rate, binary (Max) (Hz) 2487 Component type Display and Light Controller Number of triggers (Input / Output) 1 / 2 GPIO 20 Display resolution (Max) 720p (1280x720) Pattern rate, 8-bit (Max) (Hz) 272 Micromirror array orientation Micromirror driver support Integrated open-in-new Find other High-speed visible chipsets

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  • Display and Light Controller for DLP3010LC (0.3 720p) DMD
  • Light Control Features:
    • Pattern display optimized for machine vision and digital exposure
    • Flexible internal (1D) and external (2D) pattern streaming modes
      • Programmable exposure times
      • High speed pattern rates up to 2500 Hz (1-bit) and 360 Hz (8-bit)
    • Programmable 2D Static Patterns
    • Internal Pattern streaming mode enables simplified system design
      • Eliminates the need for Video interface
      • Store >1000 patterns in the flash memory
    • Flexible trigger signals for camera or sensor synchronization
      • One configurable input trigger
      • Two configurable output triggers
  • Display Features
    • Supports Input Image Sizes up to 720p
    • Input Frame Rates up to 120 Hz
    • 24-Bit, Input Pixel Interface Support:
      • Parallel or BT656, Interface Protocols
      • Pixel Clock up to 155 MHz
    • Image Processing - IntelliBright™ Algorithms, Image Resizing, 1D Keystone, Programmable Degamma
  • System Features:
    • I2C Control of Device Configuration
    • Programmable Splash Screens
    • Programmable LED Current Control
    • Auto DMD Parking at Power Down
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The DLPC3478 display and light controller supports reliable operation of the DLP3010LC digital micromirror device (DMD) for video display and light control applications. The DLPC3478 controller provides a convenient interface between user electronics and the DMD to display video and steer light patterns with high speed, precision, and efficiency.

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* Data sheet DLPC3478 Display and Light Controller datasheet (Rev. C) Feb. 23, 2020
Application note Highly Scalable TI DLP Technology for 3D Machine Vision Jul. 06, 2021
User guide DLP Display and Light Control EVM GUI Tool User Guide (Rev. A) Sep. 24, 2019
User guide DLPC34xx Controller API User's Guide Jul. 30, 2019
User guide DLPC3470 and DLPC3478 Software Programmer's Guide (Rev. A) Apr. 26, 2019
User guide DLP3010 Light Control EVM User’s Guide (Rev. B) Dec. 30, 2018
White paper High accuracy 3D scanning using Texas Instruments DLP® technology for structured (Rev. A) Sep. 25, 2018
Technical article Capture, imagine, create: Enabling highly-accurate desktop 3D printing and portable 3D scanning with new DLP Pico chipsets Jul. 10, 2018

Design & development

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Hardware development

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The DLP® 3010 Light Control evaluation module (EVM) is an easy-to-use evaluation platform for a wide variety of industrial applications like 3D scanning, 3D printing, medical imaging, automated optical inspection (AOI) and facial recognition. It supports two configurable input triggers and one (...)
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Polyga’s 3D Scanner Evaluation (EVM) Kit is an open and easy-to-use 3D scanning platform to evaluate 3D imaging technology for embedded applications in the consumer and industrial markets. This turnkey structured-light 3D imaging optical module is based on TI DLP® Technology featuring the (...)

Software development

DLP® Controller API
DLPC-API — The DLP® Pico™ Display and Light Control API (DLPC-API) is an API (application programming interface) intended to control the DLPC34xx chipset. The DLPC34xx chipset is composed of the DLPC34xx controller, an associated DMD, and an associated PMIC. The API only explicitly supports the DMDs (...)
DLP® Pico™ Firmware Selector
DLP-PICO-FW-SEL — Firmware selector for various DLPC34xx controllers and configurations.

Design tools & simulation

DLPM017.ZIP (792 KB) - IBIS Model

Reference designs

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TIDA-080003 — This 3D printing reference design enables faster development of desktop 3D printing applications using DLP® Pico technology. This design uses stereolithography (SLA) technique where a photo-resin is exposed to successive 2-dimensional patterns to create the 3-dimensional objects a single layer (...)
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