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980 Protocol Analyzer for HDMI

Application Note:
Network Connections for 980 Protocol Analyzer


General HDMI

Application Note:
HDMI Compliance Test coverage of Quantum Data Instruments


Implementing AVMUTE on HDMI Sources

780 Handheld Test Instrument for HDMI

Application Note:
780 EDID Loading, Saving, Security


881/882

Changing boot device between internal flash and CompactFlash

Automating Commands with ScriptSDK

Increase Production Throughput with Image Caching Fast Image Draw

Test Point Adapters (TPAs) for CEC Testing

Using Custom Video Format XML Files

Converting 802 Images for use on 881/882

Converting 802 Formats for use on 881/882

About the Auxiliary Channel Analyzer (ACA)

882E-A and 882CA Analyzer Measurement Specifications

CONTENT Menu Missing Images

FTP Browser: Saving snapshots to the CompactFlash card

SOURCE Menu Missing Formats

Why do I get Error 2071 when I change Formats?

Pixel Error Test, Pseudorandom Noise Test, or Cable Test sometimes have different results on 882CA vs 882EA

Understanding and Testing HDMI Quantization Range on 882


HDCP Compliance Testing

882EA HDCP Pre-Test Checklist

Using the EST for 1A-01 and 1B-01

Execution Error 2060 with EST

How to force SDTV timing for Source and Repeater testing


802BT/802R

Testing Composite Displays with 802BT/802R

Initializing the 802 to a Known State


HT-180

How to Make HT-180 Work on a Vista PC

HT-180 Can't Connect: USB Power Considerations

Converting 802 Formats for use on 881/882



If you have custom video formats for the 802 series video generators, you can easily convert them for use on the 880 series. Here's the procedure:

  1. Launch VGM 4.0.
  2. Open the 802 format you want to convert to 882 format.
  3. Save the format in .CMD file type.
  4. Open the .CMD file in a text editor such as Notepad, change the NBPC parameter from 1 to 0, and save the file.
  5. Repeat steps 2 through 4 for all formats you want to convert to 882 format.
  6. Connect to the 882's command line interface and change the format path to /tffs0/library/userdata by entering the following command. The default path is /tffs0/library/formats if you want to change it back later.
    FMTP /tffs0/library/userdata
  7. Copy and paste the contents of each .CMD file to the serial communications program window (you can also send the text file to the generator if the serial communications program supports this). The XML format files will be created in /tffs0/library/userdata/.
  8. Enable User Formats:
    • Press Source -> Options until you see Library
    • Press Library
    • Scroll down
    • Put a + next to User.
  9. Press Source and the custom formats will be shown at the bottom of the list.