I’m really new to the whole arm boards thing and I bought myself a BBB. I’ve connected it to my monitor and played a little bit with it.
Now I want to start really messing around with it and I’ve come to a place, where I want to hook up some little LCD panel to it. I was thinking about some HD (760p) panel, bet than I realised that to experiment it would be cheaper to take apart my Asus eee pc 701 and use that panel, since I haven’t used it for years. I’ve figured out that the panel uses an LVDS interface, but I can’t get around to understand how it is better to hook it up.
I realised, that I can use the LCD_DATA, VSYNC, HSYNC and so on. pins from the BBB to connect it. But I still can’t figure out what else I need, or how to get the EDID info from the panel? Do I need to convert the signal from the BBB to LVDS, if so, than how? Or will the BBB just run the LVDS panel?
Can somebody help me with some instructions, guides on connecting LCD panels or some good panels, that would be easier to install?
P.S. Since I want to make my BBB mobile - I don’t want to use huge HDMI->LVDS converters, but I am open to ideas on using other interface panels, that would make connecting it easier.
P.S.S. Are there any AMOLED displays available for low power consumption rates?