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Hello, i m on a project for my diploma.I have an Arduino Due and intend to connect it with a picoprojector.Generally,some data which are proccessed in the Due board,will be driven to the picoprojector.So i m asking...Is the "Arduino Due" compatible with hdmi output?Or at least vga output (for cheaper picoprojectors)
If yes,do i need libraries/shields for it?
If no,what alternative options there are?


HDMI output is far beyond the capability of the Due unfortunately.

I've used my VGA library on a normal-sized projector and it worked fine. I haven't got a picoprojector to try it on though. It can be used to generate VGA signals or PAL/NTSC, if the picoprojector has VGA or composite inputs it should work fine. See this thread:

Due VGA library - http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php/topic,150517.0.html


Yeah i ve seen this and i 've downloaded the library already.So ''due'' doesnt support hdmi...Alright.Thanks a lot for the info!It s a pity though cuz the board is a very good piece of work.



If you're set on HDMI, you could look at using a Raspberry Pi, or Beaglebone Black; both of which are reasonably priced, run Linux, and have an on-board micro-hdmi output.


Yes,i have a raspberry here too.My teacher informed me about the beagleboard also...Damn all these stuff are so interesting,i gotta use them all :P


If you need an HDMI output, And Arduino Compatibility, Try the pcDuino2.


    1GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU
    GPU: OpenGL ES2.0, OpenVG 1.1 Mali 400 core
    1GB DRAM
    Onboard Storage: 4GB Flash, microSD card (TF) slot for up to 32GB
    Arduino-Style Peripheral Headers
    HDMI Video Output
    Linux3.0 + Ubuntu12.04 and Android ICS 4.0 Supported
    0.1" Spaced GPIO Headers
    RJ45 Ethernet Connection and On-Board Wi-Fi Module
    Power Requirements: 2A @ 5VDC
    API to access the following interfaces:
        UART,  ADC, PWM, GPIO, I2C, SPI.
    Program in C, C++ with GNU tool chain
    Java with Android SDK


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