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ADV7180 valid input

Question asked by uffu on May 28, 2013
Latest reply on May 30, 2013 by uffu

I have a simple question, how can I check wheather ADV7180 has a valid input or not? Possible scenarios are:

- No input at all, input is not connected till power-up,

- Valid input at the beginnig then it is remove (So I need to poll somehow?)


Actually, status register seems to be related with this, IN_LOCK and LOST_LOCK should be usefull. However, when I poll IN_LOCK bit which I suppose current simoltaneous "lock" information, I observe that it is not stable. Although I have an valid input, this bits reports the opposite many times, meanwhile I can observe steady output. (I have an FPGA system which is fed a PAL video by ADV7180 and outputs it to a display)


What other methods would you suggest me to use for a reliable check for a valid input.


Thank you in advance


Mehmet U. Buyuksahin