Alex, that's assuming he's got a HDMI input... as the expansion board only supports DVI-D (HDMI) which is digital.  VGA, etc. is analog.  Sure, it only takes a few resistors to make a cheap D/A for VGA but there aren't any drivers and no support built in.  Even the Parallax Propeller can do VGA or composite (can't do HDMI) but it is a shame that there is no support (on any of the expansion boards) for VGA.  So, it's either HDMI (try finding a 7 or 8" HDMI monitor) or LCD.  Why is it everyone has forgotten VGA/SVGA?  It goes from LCD straight to HDMI and a HDMI (DVI-D) to VGA converter is $$$ and HUGE (size) compared to the Gumstix.  What happened?
 
You state, "overo with tobi expansion will do vga/svga via a hdmi connector" but where is that connector?  Are you forgetting you're going from DVI-D to an analog signal?
----- Original Message -----
From: Alex Gibson
To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 8:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Looking for Gumstix product that support VGA/SVGA output

On 24/09/2010 1:39 AM, Tien Nguyen wrote:
Is there any expansion board that can support VGA/SVGA output?
Thanks,

what connector ?


overo with tobi expansion will do vga/svga via a hdmi connector

http://www.gumstix.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=230




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