DLi D4100, D4120, D4130 Development Kits for DLP Discovery chipsets


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DLi kits for DLP® Discovery™ chipsets (DLPC410 with DLP7000, DLP7000UV, DLP9500 or DLP9500UV DMDs) support custom interface development for industrial and medical systems and instrumentation. Choose among kit options based on desired hardware and software support. DLi4120 kits include Optecks Light Animator™ software and ViALUX ALP-4.1 basic API. DLi4130 kits include Light Animator™ software, ALP-4.1 high speed controller suite, upgraded onboard RAM and an FPGA battery.
Refer to the ordering links below for a full list of product options.

  • D4100 kits: Use with DLP Discovery Explorer GUI and DLPC410 API
  • Light Animator software supports DLi4120 and DLi 4130 kits - create, manage and manipulate image sequences
  • DLi4120 kits also supports:
    • ALP-4.1 basic API – upload, sequence, control patterns and process commands
    • Up to 300 Hz binary patterns
  • DLi4130 kits also supports:
    • ALP-4.1 high-speed controller suite: set bit depth, triggers, frame rate, pattern display time, and pattern looping and LED parameters
    • Up to 22.7 kHz binary/290 Hz 8-bit grayscale patterns
    • 4GB RAM and FPGA battery for extended pattern storage
UV products (< 400 nm)
DLP7000UV DLP® 0.7 XGA 2xLVDS UV Type-A DMD DLP9500UV DLP® 0.95 1080p 2xLVDS UV Type-A DMD


Near-UV products (400 to 420 nm)
DLP7000 DLP® 0.7 XGA 2xLVDS Type-A DMD


Near-UV products (400 to 420 nm)
DLP9500 DLP® 0.95 1080p 2xLVDS Type-A DMD DLPA200 DLP® driver for DMD DLPC410 Digital controller for DLP650LNIR, DLP7000/7000UV & DLP9500/DLP9500UV digital micromirror dev


Near-infrared products (> 700 nm)
DLPR410 PROM for Discovery 4100 DLP® chipset
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Development kit

DLI4100-KIT — DLP Discovery D4100 Development Kit

Development kit

DLI4120-KIT — DLi4120 Essentials Development Kits

Development kit

DLI4130-KIT — DLi4130 High-Speed Development Kits

GUI for evaluation module (EVM)

DLP Discovery 4100 Explorer GUI (Rev. A) — DLPC104A.ZIP (12206KB)

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GUI for evaluation module (EVM)

DLP Discovery 4100 Explorer GUI version 2.0 (Rev. A) — DLPC133A.ZIP (20644KB)

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Application software & framework

DLP(R) Discovery 4100 Applications FPGA Pattern Generator Source Code (Rev. A) — DLPC103A.ZIP (4509KB)

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GUI for evaluation module (EVM)

DLP(R) Discovery 4100 Applications FPGA Pattern Generator Source Code version 2. — DLPC134.ZIP (4509KB)

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TI's Standard Terms and Conditions for Evaluation Items apply.

Technical documentation

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EVM User's guide DLP Discovery 4100 Development Kit Software EVM User’s Guide (Rev. B) PDF | HTML 05 Mar 2023
User guide Discovery 4100 APPSFPGA PGen Design (Rev. A) 04 Dec 2018
User guide DLP Discovery 4100 Controller Board API Programmer’s Guide (Rev. A) 03 Dec 2018

Related design resources

Hardware development

DLPLCR70EVM DLP7000 DMD evaluation board DLPLCR70UVEVM DLP7000UV DMD evaluation board DLPLCR95EVM DLP9500 DMD evaluation board DLPLCR95UVEVM DLP9500UV DMD evaluation board DLPLCRC410EVM DLPLCRC410 Evaluation Module

Support & training

Third-party support
TI does not offer ongoing direct design support for this hardware. For support while working through your design, contact Digital Light Innovations.



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