OLED option for display

Put meter into continuity mode, touch one probe to the mettal connector housing (that’s grounded) and touch the other pins with the other probe and note where it beeps, you’ll likely find the ground pins aren’t in the same place as they are on regular lcds.

That’s where they would be on the normal lcd pinout, on the 2k oled panel pin 36 and 37 are panel power and the backlight enable and bist enable pins need 1.8v signal levels instead of the regular 3.3 level so you’ll need a level shifter for those signals. Pin 18-21 is in the middle of the dp signal area on the oled. But I would not recommend trying to mess with an oled panel without the datasheet at this point, they are expensive and have a lot of ways to blow them up.

OK, I understand what you’re trying to say lot better now. I’ve sent a datasheet request through.

These are the pins which beeped in continuity mode

This looks a lot like the pinout on my samsung, would definitely short the power rails to ground on the normal pinout. Also 1 is on the other XD

Right to left, according to VESA. A datasheet for another Samsung OLED i found also seems to match mine if I read it as right to left.

Samsung datasheet counts from the arrow indicator but detail as long as you choose the right side and you did identify which side is which in this case.

I think that if there was space on the Framework laptop 16 to add electrical adapters for various display types, people could start to plug almost any display they wished into the Framework laptop 16, assuming they can make bezels to match. So, maybe ask the Framework team if they could add such a space in the Framework laptop 16 for this.
One could save waste, by bringing a laptop display from a previous laptop and reuse it and attach it to the Framework laptop 16, thus saving money and waste of laptop screens.

I want an OLED ideally. I don’t trust LED backlights to not flicker when VRR is working. Also VRR of course. HDR is a nice to have now that Windows 11 handles it decently. Resolution isn’t important to me since OLEDs never come in low PPI formats anyway

Ironically most oled laptop panels that are currently out have brutal pwm (below 100% brightness) to those that are sensitive to it.

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Good to know. I’ve only used TVs and desktop displays so I wouldn’t know. Definitely hoping for an option that doesn’t do that then.

Stumbled upon this thread from another thread. I’m fiddling with my FW13 but i recently ordered an edp driver board from aliexpress:
DP to EDP driver board

There are 3 OLED options on the compatibility list. Given all the other LCDs likely follow the standard 4-lane config, I assume at least these 3 do too. Unfortunately, they are all 15.6", but I thought I’d post it here in case it helps anyone.

From the few datasheets I have seen laptop oled pinouts are a bit wild west right now, I have seen some that use the regular lcd de-factor standard pinouts and had the voltage conversion circuitry on board, others went a bit more wild and used a completely different pin-out and expected the mainboard to do the voltage conversion.

Find the datasheet for your particular panel before plugging it into stuff (learned that the hard way XD).

I also have this panel, ATNA60YV02-0 (sdc415d), which I believe is used in a couple Asus laptops.

Would love to see a datasheet on the electrical connectivity, to see how complicated it might be to adapt the panel for use in the FY16.

It’s a full 1.0mm thinner than the panel that ships with the FY16 (1.3mm vs 2.3mm as I measured them), but is otherwise a perfect fit for the chassis. Electrically, beyond voltage requirements and pinout order, the 40-pin connector on this panel uses .5mm pitch whereas the connector on the panel that ships with the FY16 uses .4mm pitch.

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Absolutely interested in hearing if anyone successfully wires up an OLED panel to their FW.