R61506 TFT display driver library

The R61506 display controller is supported by the RAMTEX S6D0129 display driver library package.
Full GUI display driver C source code. Processor and C compiler independent.

R61506 display controller characteristics

Below is a brief introduction to the main characteristics for the R61506 RGB display controller (seen from a software driver design viewpoint).

For information about the R61506 driver software support please go to the library description.

R61506 device type

  • COG RGB color display controller for use in small embedded systems with on-chip frame buffer and TFT screen driver.
  • The R61506 supports TFT screens with a size up to 176 x 132 pixels (WxH)
  • On-chip TFT driver with voltage generator

Frame buffer

  • RGB pixel resolution (bits per pixel): 16-bit.
  • R61506 frame buffer organization: 176 RGB pixels on scan line, 132 lines.

Processor interfaces on R61506

  • R61506 parallel bus interface
    • Parallel bus types: 8080 bus type and 6800 bus type
    • Parallel bus size: 8-bit, 16-bit.
    • Addressing concept: Indexed bus interface (1 chip select pin + 1 address bit pin (Data/Command))
  • Serial bus interfaces on R61506
    • SPI bus: 4-wire: /CS, DC, SDIN, SCLK.
  • The bus interfaces are all supported by the R61506 display driver software package.

Special R61506 hardware features:

  • 0-180, 90-270 degree frame buffer rotation with hardware support. Portrait mode, landscape mode.
  • Full driver software support.

Display controller vendor

  • RENESAS Electronics Corporation. http://www.renesas.com

Seeking a display controller equivalent to R61506?

Check these:

S6D0129 S6D0118 SSD1283 SSD1284 SSD1285 SSD1286 TL1771

These display controllers have similar internal configuration and graphic rendering features.
The differences are primarily related to display screen sizes or available bus interface types.