Driving an SPI display with DPI?

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Driving an SPI display with DPI?

Post by Sushi » Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:48 pm

I'm fascinated with displays like this because they're incredibly cheap. I've noticed that a lot of them with high pin counts support 16 bit 8080 parallel interfacing. Ideally, I'd like to be able to connect one of these to a Pi in parallel mode. SPI is too demanding on the Pi and results in slow display updates.

Is there any way to directly connect one of these displays to a Pi without an intermediate board (in parallel mode)? I don't know enough to say whether these pins would directly translate to DE, HSYNC, VSYNC and PCLK. I haven't been able to find any great datasheets for these displays.

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Re: Driving an SPI display with DPI?

Post by Helder » Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:23 pm

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