By mindthomas - Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:01 am
mindthomas wrote:I would like to know if it's possible, and if anyone have tried generating a VGA or PAL signal with the STM32?I don't know about the STM32 but it has been done on an ARM7 MCU (an LPC2148):
An alternative (and likely more practical) way to use VGA / SVGA with an MCU is to use something like the Picaso embedded graphics engine via a serial interface.
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/produc ... ts_id=8541
There is a baseboard that goes with it:
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/produc ... ts_id=8540
The comments associated with the above links are all negative but no details of the alleged problems encountered are given. We haven't tried it ourselves but it looks good on paper and seems worth further investigation. 4D Systems should be able to advise you of any existing problems.