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    Table of contents
    1. 1. Overview
    2. 2. Cases with built-in displays
      1. 2.1. Ahanix D.Vine 5 (new model) - Supported: YES
      2. 2.2. Ahanix D.Vine 5 (old model) - Supported: NO
      3. 2.3. Ahanix D.Vine (older model) - Supported: YES
      4. 2.4. Ahanix MCE301 / MCE302 / MCE601 (older model) - Supported: YES
      5. 2.5. Ahanix MCE601 - Supported: YES
      6. 2.6. Antec Fusion - Supported: YES
      7. 2.7. Antec Fusion 430 - Supported: YES
      8. 2.8. Antec Fusion Black 430 - Supported: YES
      9. 2.9. Chieftec HE02B - Supported: YES
      10. 2.10. Dign HV 5 - Supported: YES
      11. 2.11. FIC Spectra - Supported: YES
      12. 2.12. FSC Scaleo E & EV, some versions of Elonex Artisan - Supported: YES
      13. 2.13. HP z545 Digital Entertainment Center - Supported: NO
      14. 2.14. Medion MD-8800 - Supported: YES
      15. 2.15. Moneual MonCaso 932 - Supported: YES
      16. 2.16. MSI Media Live & Hiper HMC-2K53A Barebones - Supported: YES
      17. 2.17. Silverstone LC03V - Supported: YES
      18. 2.18. Silverstone 10M - Supported: YES
      19. 2.19. Thermaltake DH102 - Supported: YES
      20. 2.20. Zalman HD160 - Supported: YES
      21. 2.21. Zalman HD160 plus - Supported: YES
      22. 2.22. Zalman HD160XT - Supported: YES
      23. 2.23. Zalman HD160XT plus - Supported: YES
    3. 3. Unknown cases or Custom displays
      1. 3.1. HD44780 4x40 LCD - Supported: YES
      2. 3.2. HD44780 LCD with backlight - Supported: YES
      3. 3.3. Hitachi SP14Q002 LCD - Supported: YES, but has problems
      4. 3.4. Logitech diNovo Mediapad - Supported: Yes (problems reported)
      5. 3.5. Matrix Orbital VFD - Supported: YES
      6. 3.6. Matrix Orbital GX Typhoon LCD - Supported: YES
      7. 3.7. Noritake GU-128x32-311 VFD - Supported: YES
      8. 3.8. Noritake Itron CU20045SCPB-T23A VFD - Supported: YES
      9. 3.9. Samsung HD44780 VFD - Supported: YES
      10. 3.10. Samsung KS0108 - Supported: No
      11. 3.11. SASEM HD44780 IR/VFD USB rewired to parallel - Supported: YES
      12. 3.12. SED1520 - Supported: YES
      13. 3.13. Siemens/Wincor Nixdorf BA63 - Supported: YES
      14. 3.14. SoundGraph display for iMON Manager
      15. 3.15. T6963C graphic LCD - Supported: YES
      16. 3.16. VL System L.I.S. 2 LCD - Supported: YES
      17. 3.17. VL System M-Play VFD - Supported: YES
    4. 4. Changelog

    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. 

    1. 1. Overview
    2. 2. Cases with built-in displays
      1. 2.1. Ahanix D.Vine 5 (new model) - Supported: YES
      2. 2.2. Ahanix D.Vine 5 (old model) - Supported: NO
      3. 2.3. Ahanix D.Vine (older model) - Supported: YES
      4. 2.4. Ahanix MCE301 / MCE302 / MCE601 (older model) - Supported: YES
      5. 2.5. Ahanix MCE601 - Supported: YES
      6. 2.6. Antec Fusion - Supported: YES
      7. 2.7. Antec Fusion 430 - Supported: YES
      8. 2.8. Antec Fusion Black 430 - Supported: YES
      9. 2.9. Chieftec HE02B - Supported: YES
      10. 2.10. Dign HV 5 - Supported: YES
      11. 2.11. FIC Spectra - Supported: YES
      12. 2.12. FSC Scaleo E & EV, some versions of Elonex Artisan - Supported: YES
      13. 2.13. HP z545 Digital Entertainment Center - Supported: NO
      14. 2.14. Medion MD-8800 - Supported: YES
      15. 2.15. Moneual MonCaso 932 - Supported: YES
      16. 2.16. MSI Media Live & Hiper HMC-2K53A Barebones - Supported: YES
      17. 2.17. Silverstone LC03V - Supported: YES
      18. 2.18. Silverstone 10M - Supported: YES
      19. 2.19. Thermaltake DH102 - Supported: YES
      20. 2.20. Zalman HD160 - Supported: YES
      21. 2.21. Zalman HD160 plus - Supported: YES
      22. 2.22. Zalman HD160XT - Supported: YES
      23. 2.23. Zalman HD160XT plus - Supported: YES
    3. 3. Unknown cases or Custom displays
      1. 3.1. HD44780 4x40 LCD - Supported: YES
      2. 3.2. HD44780 LCD with backlight - Supported: YES
      3. 3.3. Hitachi SP14Q002 LCD - Supported: YES, but has problems
      4. 3.4. Logitech diNovo Mediapad - Supported: Yes (problems reported)
      5. 3.5. Matrix Orbital VFD - Supported: YES
      6. 3.6. Matrix Orbital GX Typhoon LCD - Supported: YES
      7. 3.7. Noritake GU-128x32-311 VFD - Supported: YES
      8. 3.8. Noritake Itron CU20045SCPB-T23A VFD - Supported: YES
      9. 3.9. Samsung HD44780 VFD - Supported: YES
      10. 3.10. Samsung KS0108 - Supported: No
      11. 3.11. SASEM HD44780 IR/VFD USB rewired to parallel - Supported: YES
      12. 3.12. SED1520 - Supported: YES
      13. 3.13. Siemens/Wincor Nixdorf BA63 - Supported: YES
      14. 3.14. SoundGraph display for iMON Manager
      15. 3.15. T6963C graphic LCD - Supported: YES
      16. 3.16. VL System L.I.S. 2 LCD - Supported: YES
      17. 3.17. VL System M-Play VFD - Supported: YES
    4. 4. Changelog

    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

    Zalman HD160XT plus - Supported: YES

    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

    enlightened  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

    ChangeDateRelease
    MiniDisplay Driver for SoundGraph iMON2014/05/211.8.0
    MiniDisplay support for Futaba MDM166A2014/07/231.9.0




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