LCD Tester Comparison

Westar offers a range of lcd testers for a variety of applications such as cell phone display testing, monitor visual inspection, laptop lcd repair, burn-in analysis, and TV performance testing. The following summary will help you decide which lcd tester is right for your application.

Specifications T-Drive Series T-Soak
Outputs T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak
Video Channels 1 1 1 4
Dual LVDS Output via Quad LVDS via Quad LVDS Optional 20 to 85 MHz
(up to 170 MP/sec for dual pixel)
Quad LVDS Output 8 to 135MHz (up to 540 MP/sec for 4 pixel/clock) 8 to 135MHz (up to 270 MP/sec for quad pixel) No No
eDP/DisplayPort Output Up to 165 MHz
(660 MP/sec for 4 lanes),
1,2, or 4 lanes,
1.6, 2.7, or 5.4 GB/sec
(Optional) 20 to 270 MHz, 1, 2, or 4 lanes, 1.6 or 2.7 GB/sec No No
TTL Output No (Optional) 1 to 85 MHz (Up to 170 MP/sec for dual pixel) Optional (Optional) 1.5625 to 85 MHz (Up to 170 MP/sec for dual pixel)
TMDS Output TBA (Optional) 25 to 165 MHz (Optional) 25 to 165 MHz (Optional) 25 to 165 MHz
Analog Output TBA (Optional) 1 to 165 MHz (Optional) 1.5625 to 170MHz (Optional) 1.5625 to 170 MHz
CPU Interface TBA No Intel, Motorola 8,9,16,18 bus width No
SPI Interface 3-wire or 4-wire
8,9,16,18,24 bit bus width
No 3-wire or 4-wire
8,9,16,18,24 bit bus width
No
Discrete I/O 12 In/Out 8 input 8 output 4 pairs 8 input 8 output
Backlight Driver Control PWM, I2C, Resistive, Voltage Voltage, Resistive, SM-Bus, PWM Voltage, Resistive, SM-Bus No
LED Backlight Drive TBA No Serial, Common Anode/Cathode No
Patterns T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak
Pattern Switch Time 1 frame (16 msec @ 60Hz) 1 frame (16 msec @ 60Hz) 1 frame (16 msec @ 60Hz) 1 frame (16 msec @ 60Hz)
Built-in Patterns Full field, color wedge, cross-hair, pixel checkerboard, horizontal/vertical single/dual line, and more
Bits per Color 10 (LVDS), 16 (eDP/DisplayPort) 10 (LVDS, DisplayPort), 8 (TTL/TMDS/Analog) 8 8
Bitmap download 100 bitmaps, up to 4Kx2K 48 WQXGA bitmaps 40 UXGA bitmaps
(Optional) 80 UXGA
40 UXGA bitmaps
(Optional) 80 UXGA
Power T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak
Internally generated programmable power 2:2.5 to 24V / 3A
1:9 to 24V/6A
2: 2.5 to 24V / 3A
1: 9 to 24V/6A
1: (optional) -24 to -2.5V /0.5A
3: 1.4 to 3.6V / 25mA 4: 2.5 to 18V /2A
Power Sequencing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power Measurements Via keypad and remote I/F Via keypad and remote I/F No Via keypad and remote I/F
Features T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak
Operator Keypad Included Included Included Included
Keypad Adjustments Pattern color, pattern intensity, pattern location, backlight brightness, etc. No
Remote Interface Optional Optional Optional Optional
Drive Profiles Storage 500 500 250 250
EDID Functions Read, Write, Compare Read, Write, Compare No No
PC-based Software Included Included Included Included
Programmable Vectors Yes No Yes No
Electro Mechanical T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak
Input Power 90-264 VAC, 47-63Hz, 200W 88-264 VAC, 47-63Hz, 240W 88-264 VAC, 47-63Hz, 150W 88-264 VAC, 47-63Hz, 150W
Dimensions 5.75″ H x 10.5″ W x 9.75″ D 5.75″ H x 12.75″ W x 9.23″ D 5.75″ H x 12.75″ W x 7.75″ D 5.75″ H x 12.75″ W x 7.75″ D
Weight 5 lbs. 7.5 lbs. 6 lbs. 6 lbs.
More Info T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak
Link to Product Page T-Drive III T-Drive II T-Drive SD100 T-Soak