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HDMI 2.0 Tx PHY IP in 12FFC

Description and Features

The HDMI Transmitter (TX) IP offerings adhere to HDMI 2.0 and 1.4 standards, offering the essential components for diverse design implementations. These IP solutions are optimized for power and area, having been validated on silicon and comprising configurable digital controllers and high-speed, mixed-signal PHY IP. They boast HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 certification, along with an embedded security module, ensuring top-tier content protection for HDMI 2.0 interfaces or ultra-high-definition multimedia SoCs.


  • HDMI version 2.0b compliant transmitter
  • Supports CEA-861F/VESA DMT up to 4K2K resolution@60fps
  • Supports 3D formats (Frame packing/Side by Side Half/Top & Bottom)
  • Wide range channel speed up to 6.0Gbps
  • Deep Color Mode support at 24, 30, and 36 bit per pixel
  • Supports HDR packets
  • Programmable color space converter includes BT601/709/2020(NonConst)/RGB/xvYCC
  • Adjustable analog characteristics Output swing voltage
  • PLL bandwidth
  • VCO gain BGR voltage
  • Analog Monitor Port to probe internal analog nodes
  • Support Built-in Scan Test & Loop-back Test
  • 1.8V/0.9V power supply
  • PHY Specifications :
  • Channel bandwidth: 250Mbps~ 6.0Gbps per channel
  • Programmable analog characteristics:
  • Output swing voltage
  • Pre-emphasis strength
  • PLL band width
  • VCO gain
  • BGR voltage
  • Testability:
  • Loop-back test
  • PLL only test
  • Built-In-Self-Test
  • Link Specifications :
  • Supported HDMI standard:
  • HDMI-2.0b (HDMI-1.4b), HDCP 2.2 / HDCP 1.4
  • Supported Video formats:
  • 3D formats with Frame Packing/Side by Side Half/Top & Bottom
  • Compliant with EIA/CEA-861F / VESA DMT
  • Deep Color: 24bit, 30bit, 36bit supported
  • Supported Audio formats:
  • Standard S/PDIF for stereo and compressed audio up to 192Khz
  • PCM, Dolby digital, DTS digital audio transmission through 4bit I2S up to 8 channels
  • High-Bit-Rate compressed audio formats
  • IEC60958 or IEC61937 compatible
  • Support HDR Packets:
  • Colour Space Conversion:
  • ITU-R BT601/709/2020 NonConst/RGB Full/RGB Limit/xvYCC
  • YCbCr422/YCbCr444/RGB to YCbCr420
  • Host interface:
  • AMBA APB v2.0 32bit / I2C interface
  • Silicon Proven in TSMC 12FFC


  • RTL Code
  • GDS2
  • Documentations included Link and PHY specifications
  • SoC integration guidelines
  • Board level design guidelines to pass HDMI certification


  • Optimized for low power and small area.
  • Silicon-proven High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) TX IP includes PHY and controllers.
  • HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 certified.
  • Support for key HDMI 2.0 features such as 4K .x 2K resolution at 60 Hz frame
  • Fully compliant with HDMI 2.0/1.4 specifications with all required features.


  • Digital TV
  • Tablets
  • Mobile phones
  • Digital camera
  • Camcorders
  • Soundbars
  • Audio/Video Receivers
  • DVD players
  • Recorders
  • Streaming-media players
  • Set-top boxes
  • Home theater systems
  • Game consoles