4K Converter Chipset Drives DSI-Ready LCD Displays
May 5, 2014
The TC358870XBG display serial interface (DSI) converter chipset with video format conversion is reportedly the first on the market that enables direct 4K HDMI video input to LCD displays with a MIPI dual-DSI interface. Its 297 MHz HDMI input supports up to 3840 x 2160 @ 24 bpp at a refresh rate of 30 fps and 2560 x 1600 @ 24 bpp at a refresh rate of 60 fps. The device supports common 3D video formats and protocols compatible with the HDMI 1.4 standard. The TC358870XBG supports a MIPI dual DSI interface up to 8Gbps. The Toshiba TC358870XBG is an 80-pin device wit a 7 mm x 7 mm, 0.65 mm ball pitch and 1.2-mm maximum height. Sample pricing is $5 each. A product brief is available at http://www.toshiba.com/taec/components/ProdBrief/14A03_TC358870_ProdBrief.pdf
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.
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