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Overview

This is the list of known supported and unsupported cases with displays and external LCD or mini displays.

Please feel free to update this list. This way you can help other users that are having trouble getting their displays to work. 

Table of Contents

Cases with built-in displays

Ahanix D.Vine 5 (new model) - Supported: YES

  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Controller: HD44780
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Port: LPT1
  • Com. Delay: ?
  • Owners: rybber

Ahanix D.Vine 5 (old model) - Supported: NO

  • Display: SASEM IR/VFD
  • Controller: HD44780
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Port: USB
  • Com. Delay: ?
  • Owners: no_idea, Andra, dAMe

Ahanix D.Vine (older model) - Supported: YES

  • Display: Matrix Orbital LK404-25
  • Controller: Matrix Orbital LK series
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: MatrixMX
  • #columns: 4
  • #rows: 40
  • Port: Serial
  • Com. Delay: ?

Ahanix MCE301 / MCE302 / MCE601 (older model) - Supported: YES

  • Display: Matrix Orbital LK404-25
  • Controller: Matrix Orbital LK series
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: MatrixMX
  • #columns: 4
  • #rows: 40
  • Port: Serial
  • Com. Delay: ?

Ahanix MCE601 - Supported: YES

  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Controller: HD44780
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Port: LPT1
  • Com. Delay: ?
  • Owners: Moullas

Antec Fusion - Supported: YES

  • Display type: iMON OEM VFD
  • #columns: 2
  • #rows: 16
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: iMONLCDg

Antec Fusion 430 - Supported: YES

  • Display type: iMON OEM VFD
  • #columns: 2
  • #rows: 16
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: iMONLCDg

Antec Fusion Black 430 - Supported: YES

  • Display type: iMON OEM LCD
  • #columns: 2 (text mode) / 96 (graphics mode)
  • #rows: 16 (text mode) / 16 (graphics mode)
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: iMONLCDg

Chieftec HE02B - Supported: YES

  • Display type: iMON OEM VFD
  • #columns: 2
  • #rows: 16
  • Plugin: CybrDisplay
  • Driver: iMONLCDg

Dign HV 5 - Supported: YES

  • Manufacturer: SASEM
  • Controller: HD44780
  • #columns: 2
  • #rows: 16
  • Port: LPT1
  • Com. Delay: 1
  • Owners: KvB

FIC Spectra - Supported: YES

  • Manufacturer: Futaba
  • Display type: Vacuum Flourescent (VFD), DM-140GINK
  • #columns: 18
  • #rows: 2
  • Port: USB
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • MiniDisplay Type: FIC Spectra Futaba VFD (may work with Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo EV VFD driver)
  • Owners: andreavb?

FSC Scaleo E & EV, some versions of Elonex Artisan - Supported: YES

  • Manufacturer: Futaba
  • Display type: Vacuum Flourescent (VFD), DM-140GINK
  • #columns: 18
  • #rows: 2
  • Port: USB
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • MiniDisplay Type: Fujitsu-Siemens Scaleo EV VFD driver
  • Owners: davidk?
  • Limitations: text only, no advanced configuration

HP z545 Digital Entertainment Center - Supported: NO

  • Manufacturer: Tatung OEM for ME HP
  • Display type: MCE
  • Port: NONE
  • #columns: ?
  • #rows: 2
  • Com. Delay: ?
  • Owners: Critifer

Medion MD-8800 - Supported: YES

  • Display type: VFD
  • Port: COM (virtual serial port)
  • #columns : 16
  • #rows : 2
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: MD8800

Moneual MonCaso 932 - Supported: YES

MSI Media Live & Hiper HMC-2K53A Barebones - Supported: YES

Silverstone LC03V - Supported: YES

  • Display type: HD44780
  • Port: LPT1
  • #columns : 16
  • #rows : 2
  • Comm. Delay : 1
  • Owners: JoeDalton, cedriclocqueneux, archimede, rtv, Bman, ?MrMad

Silverstone 10M - Supported: YES

  • Display type: Soundgraph iMON
  • Port: USB
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Comm. Delay : 1
  • Owners: -neo-, pako, Molokoids
  • Problems: No

Thermaltake DH102 - Supported: YES

  • Display type: Soundgraph iMON, 7" TFT
  • Ports: VGA & USB (for Touchscreen)
  • Plugin: MPDisplay 2
  • Driver: Latest iMon Driver
  • Owners: Wondermusic

Zalman HD160 - Supported: YES

  • Display type: IRTrans LCD
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Com. Delay: 1
  • Owners: BugsBunny

Zalman HD160 plus - Supported: YES

  • Display type: iMON OEM LCD
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: iMONLCDg

Zalman HD160XT - Supported: YES

  • Display type: VGA LCD TouchScreen
  • Plugin: MPDisplay 2

Zalman HD160XT plus - Supported: YES

  • Display type: VGA LCD TouchScreen
  • Plugin: MPDisplay 2

Unknown cases or Custom displays

HD44780 4x40 LCD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: HD44780 4×40
  • #columns: 40
  • #rows: 4
  • Comm. Delay: 10
  • Owners: Icinger, JackMalone

HD44780 LCD with backlight - Supported: YES

  • Display type: HD44780
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Comm. Delay: 40
  • Owners: VincentD72

Hitachi SP14Q002 LCD - Supported: YES, but has problems

  • Display Type: SED133x LUI
  • Port: USB
  • #columns: ?
  • #rows: ?
  • Comm. Delay: ?
  • Owners: Thomas, Crash
  • Problem: displayed text is too small.

Logitech diNovo Mediapad - Supported: Yes (problems reported)

  • Display Type: Logitech diNovo Mediapad V1.0
  • Port: NONE
  • #columns: 16
  • #rows: 3
  • Comm. Delay: 0
  • Owners: JoeDalton’s brother and cousin
  • Problems: No support for keyboard (yet). No support for icons. diNovo software reported to crash sometimes when exiting MP.

Matrix Orbital VFD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: LK/VK series OEM modules, MX-2, MX-3, MX-6 retail displays
  • #columns: 20/40 (depending on model)
  • #rows: 2/4 (depending on model)
  • Plugn: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: MatrixMX

Matrix Orbital GX Typhoon LCD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: LCD
  • #columns: 40
  • #rows: 2
  • Plugn: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: MatrixGX

Noritake GU-128x32-311 VFD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: Noritake GU 128×32-311 VFD Driver v0.2
  • Port: LPT1
  • #columns: 21
  • #rows: 4
  • Comm. Delay: 30
  • Owners: Dirk
  • Problems: Serial interface not working

Noritake Itron CU20045SCPB-T23A VFD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: Noritake Itron T-Series VFD
  • Port: LPT1
  • #columns: 20
  • #rows: 4
  • Comm. Delay: 40
  • Owners: Krypto
  • Supported from MP version: V0.2 RC2 + CVS
  • Problems: Serial interface not working

Samsung HD44780 VFD - Supported: YES

  • Display type: HD44780
  • Port: LPT1
  • #columns: ?
  • #rows: ?
  • Comm. Delay: ?
  • Owners: Talos

Samsung KS0108 - Supported: No

  • Display Type: Samsung KS0108 128×64 LCDs v1.2
  • Port: LPT1
  • Graphic mode columns: 128
  • Graphic mode rows: 64
  • Comm. Delay: 1
  • Owners: Big Mac
  • Problems: Display only supports graphic mode.

SASEM HD44780 IR/VFD USB rewired to parallel - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: HD44780
  • #colums: 16
  • #rows: 2
  • Comm. Delay: 1
  • Owners: Mr.WOP(Dign HV5), Vox_nl

SED1520 - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: SED1520
  • Port: LPT1
  • #colums: ?
  • #rows: ?
  • Comm. Delay: ?
  • Owners: cJoey

Siemens/Wincor Nixdorf BA63 - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: Wincor-Nixdorf BA66 Serial/ available with USB 1.0+
  • Port: COM1
  • #columns: 2
  • #rows: 20
  • Comm. Delay: ?
  • Owners: turbodude/nightwalker

SoundGraph display for iMON Manager

  Tip We recommend you use iMON Manager version 8.12.1202 or above. Earlier versions of MediaPortal provided a MiniDisplay driver for iMON display using iMON Manager 7.x.

iMON Display includes:

  • Origen AE VF310 (VFD)
  • Silverstone MFP51 (LCD)
  • iMON VFD
  • Add your own here

T6963C graphic LCD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: T6963c 240×128
  • Port: LPT1
  • #columns: 40
  • #rows: 16
  • Comm. Delay: 5
  • Owners: ArnaudCoco,HiT
  • Remarks: With Tweakers.Net wiring, you need to turn backlight on
  • Same works with 128×64 Display (set colums to 22 to center text)

VL System L.I.S. 2 LCD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: VLSYSUSB2
  • Port: COM1 (USB to COM driver used)
  • #columns: 20
  • #rows: 2
  • Comm. Delay: 1
  • Owners: mfo, nopap, Djang

VL System M-Play VFD - Supported: YES

  • Display Type: VFD
  • Port: COM (USB to COM driver used)
  • #columns: 20
  • #rows: 2
  • Comm. Delay: 1
  • Plugin: MiniDisplay
  • Driver: VLSYS_Mplay

Changelog

Change

Date

Release

MiniDisplay Driver for SoundGraph iMON

2014/05/21

1.8.0

MiniDisplay support for Futaba MDM166A

2014/07/23

1.9.0

 

 

   

 

2 Comments

  1. says:
    This is nearly a duplicate of http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/4_HTPC/HTPC_Hardware/External_Displays. Instead of maintaining the same content in two places, one of these entries should reference the other.
    Posted Dez, 26 2012 12:44

  2. says:
    Thanks, I've transcluded the page so that editing is only needed in one page.
    Posted Jul, 15 2014 16:06