Project Description

Amplitude Research Kit (ARK) – JD7555

The JD7555 is the Spatial Light Modulation Research Kit using JDC’s microdisplay panels for Amplitude/Monochrome applications.

Figure 1. ARK2K hardware views

Main Features

• Spatial Light Modulation for amplitude applications
• 8-bit monochrome with HDMI 1.4a standard addressing interface input
• Linear optical power modulations with 256 gray level scales
• SLM driver and panel in a single compact package
• Rich selections of panels and preconfigured for various application requirements
• Two mounting points aligned to optical center
• Plug and Display


• 3D AOI
• 3D Metrology
• 3D Scan
• Microscopy
• Maskless Lithography
• 3D Printing
• Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM)

Embedded Reflective LCoS
Microdisplay Panel
Resolution1920 x 1080
Active Area Diagonal0.55”
Active Area12.29 mm × 6.91 mm
Pixel Pitch6.40 μm
Fill Factor (Aperture Ratio)93%
Wavelength430 ~ 750 nm
Contrast Ratio (CR) @UHP Green
(F/2.8 with QWP)
Numbers of Input Level256 (8-bit)
Input frame rate60 Hz
Response Time
(typical operating temperature)
< 12 ms
Input Signal I/FHDMI 1.4a
Output frame rate120 Hz, reconfigurable
Power SupplyAC INPUT: 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz DC
OUT: +12V/2A
Case Dimension95 mm × 65 mm × 20 mm
Mounting PointsM6 or 1/4”-20

Table : Specifications

Outline Dimensions

Figure 2. ARK2K module views

Vsync Output

Square wave pulses: VL=0.0 V and VH=3.6 V, pulse width = 0.2 ms; Rising edge triggers the start of frame at 60 Hz.