Product details

Chipset family DLP4500, DLP4500NIR, DLPC350 Pattern rate, binary (Max) (Hz) 4225 Component type Digital Controller Number of triggers (Input / Output) 2 / 2 GPIO 14 Display resolution (Max) 1280 x 800 (WXGA) Pattern rate, 8-bit (Max) (Hz) 120 Micromirror driver support Integrated Power consumption (mW) 1255 Thermal dissipation (°C/W) 6.6
Chipset family DLP4500, DLP4500NIR, DLPC350 Pattern rate, binary (Max) (Hz) 4225 Component type Digital Controller Number of triggers (Input / Output) 2 / 2 GPIO 14 Display resolution (Max) 1280 x 800 (WXGA) Pattern rate, 8-bit (Max) (Hz) 120 Micromirror driver support Integrated Power consumption (mW) 1255 Thermal dissipation (°C/W) 6.6
BGA (ZFF) 419 529 mm² 23 x 23
  • Required for reliable operation of the DLP4500 and DLP4500NIR DMDs
  • High-speed pattern display mode
    • 1-Bit binary pattern rates to 4225 Hz
    • 8-Bit grayscale pattern rates to 120 Hz
    • 1-to-1 input mapping to micromirrors
    • Multiple bit depths and LEDs in pattern sequences
  • Easy synchronization with cameras and sensors
    • Two configurable input triggers
    • Two configurable output triggers
  • 14 fully programmable GPIO signals
  • 64 Mb internal RAM
    • Stores up to 48 1-bit patterns
    • No external volatile memory required
  • Supports up to 32 MB external parallel flash for increased pattern storage
  • Multiple configuration interfaces
    • One USB V1.1 slave port
    • Two I2C ports
    • LED PWM generators
  • Video display mode of operation
    • 10- to 120-Hz full color frame rates
    • YUV, YCrCb, or RGB input data formats
  • Integrated micromirror drivers
  • Integrated clock generation
  • Required for reliable operation of the DLP4500 and DLP4500NIR DMDs
  • High-speed pattern display mode
    • 1-Bit binary pattern rates to 4225 Hz
    • 8-Bit grayscale pattern rates to 120 Hz
    • 1-to-1 input mapping to micromirrors
    • Multiple bit depths and LEDs in pattern sequences
  • Easy synchronization with cameras and sensors
    • Two configurable input triggers
    • Two configurable output triggers
  • 14 fully programmable GPIO signals
  • 64 Mb internal RAM
    • Stores up to 48 1-bit patterns
    • No external volatile memory required
  • Supports up to 32 MB external parallel flash for increased pattern storage
  • Multiple configuration interfaces
    • One USB V1.1 slave port
    • Two I2C ports
    • LED PWM generators
  • Video display mode of operation
    • 10- to 120-Hz full color frame rates
    • YUV, YCrCb, or RGB input data formats
  • Integrated micromirror drivers
  • Integrated clock generation

The DLPC350 digital controller is required for reliable operation of the DLP4500 or DLP4500NIR digital micromirror device (DMD). The DLPC350 controller provides a convenient, multi-functional interface between user electronics and the DMD, enabling high-speed pattern rates, along with LED control and data formatting for multiple input formats.

The DLPC350 controller provides input and output trigger signals for synchronizing displayed patterns with a camera, sensor, or other peripherals. The controller enables integration into small-form-factor and low-cost light steering applications. Applications include 3D scanning or metrology systems, spectrometers, interactive displays, chemical analyzers, medical instruments, and other end equipment that requires spatial light modulation (light steering and patterning).

The DLPC350 controller is the data formatting and DMD controlling ASIC for either the visible or near-infrared (NIR) version of the DLP4500. For further details, please see the DLPR350 firmware homepage, the DLP4500 data sheet, and the DLP4500NIR data sheet.

The DLPC350 digital controller is required for reliable operation of the DLP4500 or DLP4500NIR digital micromirror device (DMD). The DLPC350 controller provides a convenient, multi-functional interface between user electronics and the DMD, enabling high-speed pattern rates, along with LED control and data formatting for multiple input formats.

The DLPC350 controller provides input and output trigger signals for synchronizing displayed patterns with a camera, sensor, or other peripherals. The controller enables integration into small-form-factor and low-cost light steering applications. Applications include 3D scanning or metrology systems, spectrometers, interactive displays, chemical analyzers, medical instruments, and other end equipment that requires spatial light modulation (light steering and patterning).

The DLPC350 controller is the data formatting and DMD controlling ASIC for either the visible or near-infrared (NIR) version of the DLP4500. For further details, please see the DLPR350 firmware homepage, the DLP4500 data sheet, and the DLP4500NIR data sheet.

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* Data sheet DLPC350 DLP® Digital Controller for DLP4500 and DLP4500NIR DMDs datasheet (Rev. F) 09 Apr 2019
* Errata LightCrafter 4500 Evaluation Module (EVM) Errata (Rev. A) 15 Jul 2014
Application note Highly Scalable TI DLP Technology for 3D Machine Vision 06 Jul 2021
User guide DLPC350 Programmer’s Guide (Rev. G) 05 Jul 2018
Application note Using DLP LightCrafter 4500 Triggers to Synchronize Cameras to Patterns (Rev. B) 16 Feb 2018
User guide DLP 3D Printer User's Guide (Rev. A) 06 Feb 2018
User guide DLP LightCrafter 4500 Flash Programmer's Guide (Rev. B) 06 Feb 2018
User guide TIDA-00254 User's Guide (Rev. B) 26 Jul 2017
User guide DLP® LightCrafter™ 4500 Evaluation Module User's Guide (Rev. F) 10 Jul 2017
Technical article Improve printed circuit board (PCB) quality with 3D inspection 02 Feb 2017
User guide DLP Software Development Kit (SDK) User's Guide 28 Apr 2016
Solution guide TI DLP Technology for 3D Printing (Rev. E) 08 Apr 2016
Solution guide TI DLP® Technology for Spectroscopy (Rev. B) 08 Apr 2016
White paper DLP Technology for Spectroscopy (Rev. A) 15 Aug 2015
Application note DLP Spectrometer Design Considerations 21 Aug 2014

Design & development

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Evaluation board

DLPLCR4500EVM — DLP® LightCrafter™ 4500

The DLP® LightCrafter™ 4500 development module provides a flexible light steering solution with high brightness and resolution for industrial, medical and scientific applications. DLP LightCrafter 4500 features the 0.45 WXGA chipset and offers a compelling combination of resolution, (...)

Evaluation board

DLPNIRSCANEVM — DLP® NIRscan™ Evaluation Module

 

The DLP NIRscan is a complete evaluation module (EVM) to design a high performance, affordable near-infrared spectrometer.  This flexible tool contains everything a designer needs to start developing a DLP-based spectrometer right out of the box.  The EVM features the DLP 0.45 WXGA NIR (...)

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Optical module

ANHUA-3P-DLP45OPTICALMOD — Anhua Opto DLP4500 optical modules

Anhua Optoelectronics offers a variety of production ready optical modules featuring DLP® 0.45” WXGA DMD for different throw ratio, brightness level, size and wavelength options. Requests for system modifications including changing the light source or redesigning the optical system are welcome.


From: Anhua Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
Optical module

EKB-3P-DLP4500EVM — EKB DLP4500 evaluation modules

EKB's E4500 MKII™ development modules provide flexible light steering solutions with different illumination sources including UV, IR and RGB for industrial, medical and scientific applications. The E4500 MKII modules feature the DLP® 0.45 WXGA chipset and offer a compelling combination of (...)
From: EKB Technologies Ltd.
Optical module

KP-3P-DLP4500EVM — Keynote Photonics DLP4500 evaluation modules

Keynote Photonics offers a number of optical engine options, featuring DLP4500/DLPC350 DLP® chipset.

The LC4500-RGB optical engine provides a full color, high resolution projector for your display applications. Excellent uniformity and short focus capability enable a wide range of applications. The (...)
From: Keynote Photonics
Optical module

WDST-3P-PRO4500 — Wintech PRO4500 Production Ready Optical Engine

Wintech’s production ready optical engine (PRO4500) is a high brightness modular DLP-based projector designed for industrial applications. The PRO4500 is based on Texas Instrument’s DLP LightCrafter 4500 that utilizes the DLP4500 WXGA DMD and is compatible with both DLP4500FQE (150 (...)
From: Wintech Digital Systems Technology
Application software & framework

OPTECKS-3P-LIGHT-ANIMATOR — Optecks Light Animator Software for DLP Advanced Light Control Products

Optecks’ Light Animator is a software package with a visual interface that allows scientists and engineers to quickly design pattern sequences and triggering for light control applications using DLP® technology. Light Animator supports the DLP LightCrafter 6500, DLP Discovery 4100 and DLP (...)
From: Optecks, LLC
Code example or demo

KST-3P-DLP2010NIR — KS Technologies source code for NIRScanNano Demo app + SDK

The source code for a NIRScanNano Demo app + SDK is made freely available on KST's github repository. This allows you to very quickly get up-and-running as a mobile developer wishing to take advantage of the NIRScan Nano's capabilities. The SDK allows easy integration into your shipping, native (...)
From: KS Technologies LLC
Firmware

DLPR350 — DLPC350 Configuration and Support Firmware

The DLP 0.45 WXGA chipset consists of the DLP4500 DMD and DLPC350 controller. To enable broad functionality of the chipset and ensure reliable operation of the DLP4500 micromirrors, TI is offering DLPR350 configuration and support firmware. Combined with the DLPC350 controller, the DLPR350 (...)
Simulation model

DLPC350 IBIS Model

DLPC072.IBS (399 KB) - IBIS Model
Simulation model

DLPC350 BSDL

DLPM006.ZIP (6 KB) - BSDL Model
Reference designs

TIDA-00155 — DLP Near-Infrared Spectrometer for Optical Analysis of Liquids & Solids Reference Design

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 (...)
Reference designs

DLP4500-C350REF — 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 (...)
Reference designs

TIDA-00293 — Best-in-class Combination Stereolithography 3D Printer Development Using DLP® Technology

This DLP® 3D printer reference design employs our DLP 3D structured light software sevelopment kit (SDK) and enables you to build best-in-class resolution 3D objects. The highly-differentiated DLP technology uses stereo-lithography technique popular in high-accuracy and high-speed 3D printing. (...)
Reference designs

TIDA-00254 — Accurate Point Cloud Generation for 3D Machine Vision Applications using DLP® Technology

The 3D Machine Vision reference design employs Texas Instruments DLP® Advanced Light Control Software Development Kit (SDK) for LightCrafter™ series controllers, which allows developers to easily construct 3D point clouds by integrating TI’s digital micromirror device (DMD) (...)
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