2048x1536 LCD to DisplayPort Adapter


This adapter allows connecting 2048x1536 "retina" iPad 3/4 (see below for compatibility) LCD panels to any PC/Mac with DisplayPort (or DisplayPort Mini with appropriate cable). It provides switchable panel power, and switchable/dimmable backlight. New board design allows easier mounting behind panel using double-sided foam tape.

NEW - We now offer customized HDMI to DisplayPort cable which is designed to work with these panels. NO other cable will work - passive cables do not work, and other active cables lack support for 2048x1536 custom resolution. See the cable product page for more info.

NOTE: FPC connector which attaches the panel to adapter board is VERY fragile. User must be very careful lifting up the connector tab and pushing it back into place. See manual for pictures. Sorry, but any requests regarding broken connector will not be handled. You broke it, you deal with it. Use some strong tape to fix the cable in place.


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New alternative firmware release 01/31/2015 - serial console is enabled over the USB port. Requires driver on Windows (see below for downloads), but not on Lunix/MacOS.


  • USB or 5V-powered (separate connector). 1.35A total current draw, so use with high power USB port or external 5V source.
  • STM32F042K6 32-bit Cortex M0 MCU with native USB for firmware update and power/brightness/etc control
  • Dual TI TPS61187 WLED drivers
  • Buck DC/DC converter for panel power
  • Dimmable/controllable RGB led
  • One push button (power + overloaded function on long press)
  • Firmware upgrade over USB (DFU)
  • 80x40mm PCB allows easy mounting behind LCD panel, with DP + USB/power connector on the side.
  • Designed and assembled in Japan

Compatible Panels

  • LG LP097QX1-SPC1/2/3/ any other suffix most likely
  • LG LP097QX1-SPA1/2/V
  • Samsung LTL097QL01-W01
  • Most likely any 9.7" panel with 51-pin 0.3mm pitch connector

Documentation and firmware

Connection, usage, firmware update manual is available: DOWNLOAD
Firmware update software for Windows (external link to download from ST.com)
For firmware update on unsupported or niche OS, one might be able to use DFU-UTIL from http://dfu-util.gnumonks.org/

User projects gallery

http://forum.bongofish.co.uk/index.php?topic=2379.0 - integrating 9.7" panel into Wacom tablet for the fraction of cost of real Cintiq

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  • Model: DPADAPTER
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2kilograms
  • 9 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: AbuseMarK

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 04 May, 2013.

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