[Noisebridge-discuss] LCD screen hacking

Felipe Sanches juca at members.fsf.org
Thu Mar 7 01:40:13 UTC 2013


Something that frequently fucks up attempts of reverse engineering
these devices is the usage of flex-connectors such as this one. It's
very hard to probe signals with such tiny connectors...

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 10:01 PM, Ray <waywardengineer at gmail.com> wrote:
> It looks like there's possibly an IC where the ribbon cable goes in. It
> displays full color pictures so it has to be pixel based. I can't get a good
> close up of the ribbon cable with my phone, but there are quite a few traces
> on it, probably on the order of 50. There is a group of traces that are
> thinner, and a group that are thicker.
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Felipe Sanches <juca at members.fsf.org> wrote:
>>
>> Can you send us a photo of it, please?
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Ray <waywardengineer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hey,
>> > I have come upon a big pile of identical LCD screens from cameras. I
>> > really
>> > want to figure out how to make these do something for artsy projects!
>> > The
>> > problem is that there are no driver ICs visible on them, and there are
>> > no
>> > numbers on there that seem to turn up anything on google, and i'm not
>> > sure
>> > where to go next on trying to figure out how to drive them. Has anyone
>> > played around with driving TFT displays?
>> >
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