Epson announces Volume Production of S1D13L04 Display Controller for High-Resolution Color TFT Panels

Controller provides broad support for color QVGA to XGA TFT panels in industrial and medical applications

SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") announced the start of volume production of S1D13L04 display controllers for color TFT liquid crystal display panels with up to XGA resolution. The S1D13L04 is the latest addition to Epson's simple LCD controller series, and is an easy-to-use, low-cost, low-power solution that provides all essential functions of a display controller. The S1D13L04 supports panel resolutions ranging from QVGA to XGA, and is an ideal fit for industrial equipment, medical instruments, measuring equipment, office equipment, home automation systems, and other applications needing high-resolution displays.

The S1D13L04 uses external SDRAM as a display frame buffer and addresses up to a maximum of 16 megabytes. It is equipped with 16-bit parallel and serial interfaces to offer flexible interfacing with host CPU. Display functions include support for multiple windows, alpha blending, transparency, gamma correction, pseudo color expansion, mirror, and 180-degree rotation functions. Images can be displayed in the main window and in overlaid picture-in-picture windows (PIP1 and PIP2).

Key product features

  • Support for multiple windows (main window, PIP1, and PIP2) with overlay features
  • Independent programmable color depth (up to 32 bpp full color) and resolution (up to 1024 x 768) for all windows
  • Alpha blending and transparency features. Lookup table for gamma correction (256 x 24 bits x 2 banks)
  • 4-channel PWM signal output for backlight control (RGBW)

More information at,

The S1D13L04 is available at EPSON distributors including Mouser and DigiKey.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original, efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC), the Epson Group comprises over 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts. Epson Electronics America, Inc. (EEA), is a subsidiary of SEC in the Americas. or


Epson Electronics America, Inc.
Jan Souza, 310-955-5317


Epson Electronics America, Inc.
Jan Souza, 310-955-5317