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    1. 1. Cases with built-in displays
      1. 1.1. Ahanix D.Vine 5 (new model) - Supported: YES
      2. 1.2. Ahanix D.Vine 5 (old model) - Supported: NO
      3. 1.3. Ahanix D.Vine (older model) - Supported: YES
      4. 1.4. Ahanix MCE301 / MCE302 / MCE601 (older model) - Supported: YES
      5. 1.5. Ahanix MCE601 - Supported: YES
      6. 1.6. Antec Fusion - Supported: YES
      7. 1.7. Antec Fusion 430 - Supported: YES
      8. 1.8. Antec Fusion Black 430 - Supported: YES
      9. 1.9. Dign HV 5 - Supported: YES
      10. 1.10. FIC Spectra - Supported: YES
      11. 1.11. FSC Scaleo E & EV, some versions of Elonex Artisan - Supported: YES
      12. 1.12. HP z545 Digital Entertainment Center - Supported: Working on that
      13. 1.13. Medion MD-8800 - Supported: YES
      14. 1.14. Moneual MonCaso 932 - Supported: YES
      15. 1.15. MSI Media Live & Hiper HMC-2K53A Barebones - Supported: YES
      16. 1.16. Silverstone LC03V - Supported: YES
      17. 1.17. Silverstone 10M - Supported: YES
      18. 1.18. Thermaltake DH102 - Supported: YES
      19. 1.19. Zalman HD160 - Supported: YES
      20. 1.20. Zalman HD160 plus - Supported: YES
      21. 1.21. Zalman HD160XT - Supported: YES
      22. 1.22. Zalman HD160XT plus - Supported: YES
    2. 2. Unknown cases or Custom displays
      1. 2.1. Samsung HD44780 VFD - Supported: YES
      2. 2.2. HD44780 LCD with backlight - Supported: YES
      3. 2.3. SASEM HD44780 IR/VFD USB rewired to parallel - Supported: YES
      4. 2.4. HD44780 4x40 LCD - Supported: YES
      5. 2.5. T6963C graphic LCD - Supported: YES
      6. 2.6. Hitachi SP14Q002 LCD - Supported: YES, but has problems
      7. 2.7. VL System L.I.S. 2 LCD - Supported: YES
      8. 2.8. VL System M-Play VFD - Supported: YES
      9. 2.9. Siemens/Wincor Nixdorf BA63 - Supported: YES
      10. 2.10. SED1520 - Supported: YES
      11. 2.11. Matrix Orbital VFD - Supported: YES
      12. 2.12. Matrix Orbital GX Typhoon LCD - Supported: YES
      13. 2.13. Noritake GU-128x32-311 VFD - Supported: YES
      14. 2.14. Noritake Itron CU20045SCPB-T23A VFD - Supported: YES
      15. 2.15. Logitech diNovo Mediapad - Supported: Yes (problems reported)
      16. 2.16. Samsung KS0108 - Supported: No

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

    Please, feel free to add/update this list. This way you can help other users that have troubles getting their display to work.

    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

    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: Working on that

    • 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

    Samsung HD44780 VFD - Supported: YES

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

    HD44780 LCD with backlight - Supported: YES

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

    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

    HD44780 4x40 LCD - Supported: YES

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

    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)

    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.

    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

    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

    SED1520 - Supported: YES

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

    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

    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.

    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...



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