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Overview

You can adjust the display registry settings directly using the iMX6 Display Tool. The tool provides an interactive graphical interface with all the display settings supported by the display driver through registry. Previously, we used this functionality as a part of our Colibri Tweak tool, but for better maintainability, we have now split it into a separate display tool for the iMX6 modules only.

Features

The features are further subdivided into specific configurations to provide a better understanding of the tool.

  • Display Hardware Configuration
BPP           Specify the bit per pixel which is used in the internal frame buffer.
LDDS          Specify the number of data lines which are used to connect the display.
Out           Select the display output channel for Apalis iMX6D/Q modules only.
hsp           Polarity of the Hsync signal.
vsp           Polarity of the Vsync signal.
pcp           Polarity of the pixel clock signal.
  • Display Timings
Pixel Clock(pclk) Configure the pixel clock frequency.
hsw               Horizontal Sync Width. Sync setup time in clocks. 
blw               Beginning of Line/Beginning of Frame Pixel Clock Wait Count. (Back Porch in clocks. Yes, our "front" is the back porch). 
CxScreen          Here you can set the horizontal resolution of your display.
elw               End of line width. Sync setup time in clocks.
vsw               Vertical sync width.
bfw               Beginning of frame width (Back Porch).
CyScreen          Here you can set the vertical resolution of your display.      
efw               End of frame width.
  • Special Features
VideoMemSize      Allocated memory for display driver in Bytes.
BL_GPIO           GPIO Used to turn ON/Off Backlight.
BL_POL            Polarity for Backlight GPIO.
DISP_GPIO         GPIO used to turn ON/OFF display.
DISP_GPIO         Polarity for DISP GPIO.
UseSplashSettings Uses the configuration used for the splash screen.
Rotate            Rotate display to according to the requirement. 
  • Buttons
SavePreset      Save the current display settings to a .reg file.
Preset          Here you can choose a display preset. The display preset files have to be in a folder called "DisplayPresets" which is on the same place as the iMX6_Display_V1.1_WEC7.exe or iMX6_Display_V1.1_WEC2013.exe.
Save            Save the display settings to the Registry and save the registry to the flash memory.

Note:

  • To get the correct range of supported values from the display driver, read the Display Driver Registry Settings article.
  • For changes in display setting to take effect, reboot the module.
  • Disabled features are either not available or not yet implemented.

Downloads

Please find the download link for the respective OS to be mentioned below:

Tool WEC7 WEC2013
iMX6DisplayTool V1.1 V1.1