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Chipset family DLPC900, DLP6500FYE, DLP6500FLQ, DLP670S, DLP500YX, DLP9000, DLPLCRC900DEVM, DLPLCRC900EVM Pattern rate, binary (Max) (Hz) 16129 Component type Digital Controller Number of triggers (Input / Output) 2 / 2 GPIO 9 Pattern rate, 8-bit (Max) (Hz) 2016 Thermal dissipation (°C/W) 4.4
Chipset family DLPC900, DLP6500FYE, DLP6500FLQ, DLP670S, DLP500YX, DLP9000, DLPLCRC900DEVM, DLPLCRC900EVM Pattern rate, binary (Max) (Hz) 16129 Component type Digital Controller Number of triggers (Input / Output) 2 / 2 GPIO 9 Pattern rate, 8-bit (Max) (Hz) 2016 Thermal dissipation (°C/W) 4.4
BGA (ZPC) 516 729 mm² 27 x 27
  • Scalable controller supporting DLP6500, DLP9000, DLP500YX, and DLP670S digital micromirror devices (DMDs) for high-resolution industrial and display applications
  • Supports multiple high-speed pattern rates
    • Up to 16129-Hz (1-bit pre-stored pattern mode)
    • Up to 2016-Hz (8-bit pre-stored pattern mode with illum modulation)
    • Up to 1008-Hz (16-bit pre-stored pattern mode with illum modulation)
  • 128-megabyte internal DRAM
  • 128-megabyte external flash capability stores up to 1066 1-bit binary or 133 8-bit grayscale patterns (depending on pattern compression)
  • 1-to-1 input mapping to micromirrors
  • Easy synchronization with cameras and sensors
    • Two configurable input and output triggers
  • Fully programmable GPIO and PWM signals
  • Multiple control interfaces
    • One USB 1.1 slave port and three I2C ports
    • LED enable and PWM generators
  • Video mode
    • Dual 24-bit RGB inputs up to 120 Hz
    • YUV, YCrCb, or RGB data format
    • Standard video from SVGA to WQXGA
    • DLP9000 (WQXGA), DLP500YX (2048 ☓ 1200) and DLP670S (2716 ☓ 1600) require two DLPC900 controllers
  • Scalable controller supporting DLP6500, DLP9000, DLP500YX, and DLP670S digital micromirror devices (DMDs) for high-resolution industrial and display applications
  • Supports multiple high-speed pattern rates
    • Up to 16129-Hz (1-bit pre-stored pattern mode)
    • Up to 2016-Hz (8-bit pre-stored pattern mode with illum modulation)
    • Up to 1008-Hz (16-bit pre-stored pattern mode with illum modulation)
  • 128-megabyte internal DRAM
  • 128-megabyte external flash capability stores up to 1066 1-bit binary or 133 8-bit grayscale patterns (depending on pattern compression)
  • 1-to-1 input mapping to micromirrors
  • Easy synchronization with cameras and sensors
    • Two configurable input and output triggers
  • Fully programmable GPIO and PWM signals
  • Multiple control interfaces
    • One USB 1.1 slave port and three I2C ports
    • LED enable and PWM generators
  • Video mode
    • Dual 24-bit RGB inputs up to 120 Hz
    • YUV, YCrCb, or RGB data format
    • Standard video from SVGA to WQXGA
    • DLP9000 (WQXGA), DLP500YX (2048 ☓ 1200) and DLP670S (2716 ☓ 1600) require two DLPC900 controllers

The DLPC900 is a scalable DMD controller that supports reliable operation of DLP6500, DLP9000, DLP500YX, and DLP670S DMDs. This high-performance DMD controller enables programmable, high-speed pattern rates for advanced light control, especially in industrial applications. DLPC900 pattern rates enable fast and accurate 3D scanning and 3D printing, as well as support high resolution and intelligent imaging applications. DLPC900 offers 128-megabytes of embedded DRAM for convenient buffering of up to 400 1-bit patterns. Input and output triggers offer easy connection and synchronization with a variety of cameras, sensors, and other peripherals.

Get started with TI DLP® light-control technology page to learn how to get started with the DLPC900.

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The DLPC900 is a scalable DMD controller that supports reliable operation of DLP6500, DLP9000, DLP500YX, and DLP670S DMDs. This high-performance DMD controller enables programmable, high-speed pattern rates for advanced light control, especially in industrial applications. DLPC900 pattern rates enable fast and accurate 3D scanning and 3D printing, as well as support high resolution and intelligent imaging applications. DLPC900 offers 128-megabytes of embedded DRAM for convenient buffering of up to 400 1-bit patterns. Input and output triggers offer easy connection and synchronization with a variety of cameras, sensors, and other peripherals.

Get started with TI DLP® light-control technology page to learn how to get started with the DLPC900.

The DLP advanced light control resources on ti.com accelerate time to market, which include evaluation modules, reference designs, optical modules manufacturers, and DLP design network partners.

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Evaluation board

DLPLCRC900DEVM — DLP® LightCrafter™ dual DLPC900 evaluation module

This DLP evaluation module (EVM) houses two DLPC900 digital micromirror device (DMD) controllers, allowing for configurable control of the DLPLCR50XEVM, DLPLCR67EVM, DLPLCR90EVM and other compatible DMD EVMs. It features input/output triggers for convenient synchronization with cameras, sensors, or (...)

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Evaluation board

DLPLCRC900EVM — DLP® LightCrafter™ single DLPC900 evaluation module

This DLP evaluation module (EVM) houses a single DLPC900 digital micromirror device (DMD) controller, allowing for configurable control of the DLPLCR65EVM and other compatible DMD EVMs. It features input/output triggers for convenient synchronization with cameras, sensors, or other peripheral (...)

Evaluation board

INV-3P-MERCURY — In-Vision Mercury, DLP6500 based 3D metrology light engine

Designed for 3D metrology, scanning and mapping applications, the Mercury light engine is based on TI’s DLP6500 chipset and projects patterns with a resolution of 1440x1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 4:3. The optical system offers a high depth-of-field, low distortion as well as high MTF values.

Evaluation board

DLI-3P-DLI6500 — DLi6500 1080p Development Kit for DLP6500

The DLi6500 development kit includes the DLPC900 digital controller and supports two .65” 1080p resolution DMDs, either the DLP6500FYE or the DLP6500FLQ. At the heart of the DLi6500 development kit is the DLPC900 digital controller. The DLPC900 allows for high-speed binary pattern rates (...)
From: Digital Light Innovations
Evaluation board

VISI-3P-LRS-WQ — Visitech LUXBEAM rapid system WQ

The LUXBEAM® Rapid System LRS-WQ is a DLP® technology based stereo lithography sub-system specifically designed for professional 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing systems. With the robust and reliable high resolution DLP9000 WQXGA chip, the LRS-WQ offers long lifetime and low (...)

From: VISITECH
Optical module

DLI-3P-DLI9000 — DLi 3DLP9000 Light Engine for DLP9000

DLi’s 3DLP9000 is a DLP® light engine designed with the professional-grade DLP 3D printer in mind. Based on the DLP9000 chipset, the 3DLP9000 offers over 4 million pixel resolution, enabling larger build areas for DLP 3D printers.
From: Digital Light Innovations
Optical module

INV-3P-FIREBIRD — In-Vision Firebird, High Resolution 3D Printer Light Engine for DLP9000

In-Vision’s Firebird optical module supports the DLP9000 with a native resolution of 2560x1600 pixels and micromirror pitch sizes of just 7.6 µm. Optimized for deep-blue LED illumination. Firebird enables structured light applications with high pixel resolution and compelling optical (...)
From: In-Vision Digital Imaging Optics GmbH
Optical module

INV-3P-HELIOS — In-Vision Helios, additive manufacturing light engine using DLP9000

Designed for DLP® technology based 3D printing, Helios combines In-Vision's new proprietary high-power illumination module with high-performance optics. Based on TI’s DLP9000, Helios offers up to 12W of output power and will contribute to cost-effective prints, enable applications (...)

From: In-Vision Digital Imaging Optics GmbH
Optical module

INV-3P-IKARUS — In-Vision Ikarus II, additive manufacturing light engine for DLP6500

In-Vision’s Ikarus II is one of a family of light engine modules using blue wavelength illumination for 3D printing applications. Based on the DLP6500 chipset, the Ikarus II offers cost-effective solutions without compromising on optical performance. A variety of off-the-shelf projection (...)
From: In-Vision Digital Imaging Optics GmbH
Optical module

OPTECKS-3P-RAY65 — Optecks RAY 65S, Optical Module for DLP LightCrafter 6500

Optecks’ RAY 65S series of optical modules are designed specifically for 0.65” digital micro-mirror devices with 16:9 aspect ratio such as the DLP6500FYE. All optical components have a high-quality anti-reflection (AR) coating. The RAY 65S LED Monochromatic and full featured RGB systems (...)
From: Optecks, LLC
Optical module

VIALUX-3P-STAR-065 — ViALUX STAR-065 Optical Module for DLP6500

ViALUX’s STAR-065 CORE provides compact optics with options designed for DLP6500FYE or DLP6500FLQ (0.65” 1080p DMDs). It is available as an accessory or an evaluation module with a monochrome high-power LED light source for use with DLP® LightCrafter™ 6500 EVM.

Refer to the ordering links below for a (...)
From: ViALUX
Optical module

WDST-3P-PRO6500 — Wintech PRO6500 Production Ready Optical Engine

Wintech’s PRO6500 provides a modular, production ready optical engine supporting 0.65” 1080p resolution DMDs – the DLP6500FYE and DLP6500FLQ. This optical engine is optimized for 3D printing, 3D measurement and machine vision applications requiring maximum optical intensity.
From: Wintech Digital Systems Technology
Software development kit (SDK)

DLP-ALC-LIGHTCRAFTER-SDK — DLP® Advanced Light Control SDK for LightCrafter™ series controllers

This DLP® Software Development Kit (SDK) supports the DLPC900 controller used in multiple DLP Advanced Light Control LightCrafter™ series evaluation modules. The SDK provides APIs to integrate DLP technology with cameras to create 3D machine vision or 3D printer solutions for a variety of (...)
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
Firmware

DLPC900REF-SW — DLP® LightCrafter 6500 and 9000 Firmware and Software Bundle

Texas Instruments provides free software and firmware downloads to give developers flexibility and advanced control of the DLP LightCrafter  6500 and DLP LightCrafter  9000 EVMs. The reference design documentation allows customers to develop custom products based on the DLP6500 and DLP9000 chipsets.

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Firmware

DLPR900 — DLPC900 Configuration and Support Firmware

The DLPR900 configuration and support firmware enables broad functionality of the DLPC900 digital controller. The DLPC900 offers reliable operation of DLP670S, DLP500YX, DLP6500FYE, DLP6500FLQ and DLP9000 digital micromirror devices (DMDs). Combined with the DLPC900 controller, the DLPR900 firmware (...)
Simulation model

DLPC900ZPC IBIS Model

DLPM010.ZIP (110 KB) - IBIS Model
Simulation model

DLPC900ZPC BSDL Model

DLPM011.ZIP (9 KB) - BSDL Model
Design tool

DLI-3P-ACCESSORIES — DLi Accessories and Assemblies for DLP® Products

Digital Light Innovations (DLi) offers accessories, boards, and assemblies for development and production with DLP® Products. Examples include DMD controller boards, DMD board assemblies, flex cables, DMD mounting hardware assemblies, LED driver boards, and LED & fiber illumination assemblies.
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From: Digital Light Innovations
Reference designs

TIDA-00362 — High Resolution 3D Scanner for Factory Automation using DLP® Technology

The Factory Automation reference design employs the 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) technology (...)
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