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Followup to my previous post, related to
Kaveh's comment. This post describes how I set up HDMI TX and
To test HDMI TX and RX, I loaded the HDMI switch
example from Xilinx App Note 495. Loaded Top-level files dvi_demo.v
and dvi_demo.ucf into ISE WebPACK, along with all the lower-level
modules they require. Everything is in xapp495.zip from
in: link SCL/SDA between TX&RX.
JP11 in: boot
from USB stick.
JP5 in: Enable J1 HDMI input.
Connected J2 to display, J3 to source (J1 sometimes works as
I load dvi_demo.bit from a USB stick - takes
about 30 seconds each time.
Tested with a Samsung TV and
DirecTV box and Samsung BluRay.
The LED's show that RX
is sync'ing with the signal and the display shows up on the TV.
Tried several channels at different resolutions (no 1080p ones
available). Sometimes had to unplug and replug the HDMI cables to
get things to sync up. Just video, no audio passing through yet for
So that's my progress so far.
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