ODROID-VU-7-A Plus

  • 7-inch TFT-LCD
  • 1024 x 600 pixels hardware resolution, configurable by software (up to 1920×1080)
  • 5 finger capacitive touch input (USB ID 16B4:0705)
  • Power consumption : 800 mA / 5 Volt
  • Power on/off tact switch
  • 3.5mm audio jack and differential L/R speaker port to support HDMI audio output
  • OSD menu supports with buttons for power management, brightness/contrast/volume adjustment, etc.
  • Wide Viewing angle (in degree) : Left 75, Right 75, Up 75, Down 75
  • Screen Dimensions : 172.9 x 124.3 x 15 mm including buttons and connectors
  • Viewable screen size : 153.6 x 86.64 mm (active area)


You can easily attach the C2 / C1+ board onto the backside of the LCD screen in order to create a fully integrated system.
Also it's available to connect XU4 / C2 / C1+ using a micro-USB cable and a HDMI cable described in Option 2.

Option 1

Option 2

With VU7A+, you can enjoy sound with a stereo speaker or an audio earjack.

Please note that the speaker output turns off when an earjack is plugged in.

[ ODROID-XU4 ]

Auto Detection

With the version 4.14.32-126 or higher version,
XU4 automatically detects the resolution of VU7A+ as 1024×600 with HDMI without any change of boot.ini.
VU7A+ model provides HDMI functionality, so you don't need modify boot.ini to switch into DVI as you do with VU7+.

# --- HDMI / DVI Mode Selection ---
# ------------------------------------------
# - HDMI Mode
setenv vout "hdmi"
# - DVI Mode (disables sound over HDMI as per DVI compat)
# setenv vout "dvi"
Manual Setting

If you use the lower version than 4.14.32-126, boot.ini modification is required as following.
Please uncomment videoconfig line for 1024×600 and make sure vout option as hdmi.

# --- Screen Configuration for HDMI --- # 
# -----------------------------------------------
# 1024x600 without monitor data using generic information (ODROID VU7+)
setenv videoconfig "drm_kms_helper.edid_firmware=edid/1024x600.bin"

# --- HDMI / DVI Mode Selection ---
# ------------------------------------------
# - HDMI Mode
setenv vout "hdmi"
# - DVI Mode (disables sound over HDMI as per DVI compat)
# setenv vout "dvi"

[ ODROID-N2 ]

In case of ODROID-N2, display auto detection logic can detect the hdmi resolution and vout option by default.
So you don't need to edit boot.ini but just keep display_autodetect as true.

# Auto Detection of Monitor settings based on your Screen information
setenv display_autodetect "true"

If it doesn't work with display auto detection mode, please try manual mode.

# Auto Detection of Monitor settings based on your Screen information
setenv display_autodetect "false"
 
# HDMI Mode
# Resolution Configuration
 
# setenv hdmimode "1080p60hz"
setenv hdmimode “1024x600p60hz”
 
### voutmode : hdmi or dvi
setenv voutmode "hdmi"
# setenv voutmode "dvi"

[ ODROID-C2 ]

In case of ODROID-C2, display auto detection logic can detect the hdmi resolution and vout option by default.
So you don't need to edit boot.ini but just keep display_autodetect as true.

# Auto Detection of Monitor settings based on your Screen information
# See: http://odroid.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=en:c2_auto_detect_display
setenv display_autodetect "true"

If you use the lower version than 3.14.79-108 (Feb 27, 2017), please set boot.ini as following.

# Resolutions
# setenv m "1080p"  # 1080P@60Hz
setenv m “1024x600p60hz”
 
# HDMI DVI/VGA modes
# By default its set to HDMI, if needed change below.
# Uncomment only a single Line.
setenv vout "hdmi"

[ ODROID-C1/C1+/C0 ]

To use VU7A+ with ODROID-C1/C1+/C0, you need to configure boot.ini file as following.

# Comment default mode 1080p and uncomment 1024x600p60hz
# setenv m “1080p”    # 1080P@60Hz 
setenv m “1024x600p60hz” # 1024x600
 
# HDMI DVI/VGA modes
# By default its set to HDMI, if needed change below.
# Uncomment only a single Line.
setenv vout_mode "hdmi"

To use VU7A+ on Android, you have to change resolution of Android to 1024x600p60hz.
Basically, you can change the resolution through ODROID Utility apps.
In ODROID Utility, you can find ODORID-VU7 Plus Options from resolution list.

And we also provide manual changing methods.

[ ODROID-XU4 Android 4.4.4 ]

setenv fb_x_res "1024"
setenv fb_y_res "600"
setenv hdmi_phy_res "1024x600p60hz"

[ ODROID-N2 Android 9.0.0 ]

In case of ODROID-N2, display auto detection mode can adjust hdmi resolution and vout mode by default.
So you don't need to edit boot.ini.

# Display Auto Detection
# "false" or "true"
setenv display_autodetect "true"

If it doesn't work with display auto detection mode, please try manual mode.

# Resolution Configuration
setenv hdmimode "1024x600p60hz"
# setenv hdmimode "1080p60hz"
 
### voutmode : hdmi or dvi
setenv voutmode "hdmi"
# setenv voutmode "dvi"
 
# Display Auto Detection
# "false" or "true"
setenv display_autodetect "false"

[ ODROID-C2 Android 6.0.1 ]

In case of ODROID-C2, display auto detection mode can adjust hdmi resolution and vout mode by default.
So you don't need to edit boot.ini.

# Auto Detection of Monitor settings based on your Screen information
# See: http://odroid.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=en:c2_auto_detect_display
setenv display_autodetect "true"

If you use the lower version than Android 5.1.1 (v3.3) / 6.0.1 (v2.2), the following setting is required.

# Resolution Configuration
setenv hdmimode "1024x600p60hz"
# setenv hdmimode "1080p60hz"
 
# HDMI/DVI Mode Configuration
# This will enforce the singal type of display
# "hdmi" - For HDMI interface
# "dvi"  - For DVI interface
setenv vout_mode "hdmi"
 
# Display Auto Detection
# "false" or "true"
setenv display_autodetect "false"

[ ODROID-C1+ Android 4.4.4 ]

# Resolution Configuration
setenv hdmimode "1024x600p60hz"
# setenv hdmimode "720p"
 
# HDMI/DVI Mode Configuration
# This will enforce the singal type of display
# "hdmi" - For HDMI interface
# "dvi"  - For DVI interface
setenv vout_mode "hdmi"

You can find four menu buttons on the upper side of VU7A+.

  • Menu : To open the menu when using the menu and can be served as Confirm
  • Up/Left : Direction key
  • Down/Right : Direction key
  • Return : To return the upper menu tree and exit the menu

Here is the menu decription.

Color Brightness Adjust the brightness, 0 ~ 100 (max), default 50
Contrast Adjust the contrast, 0 ~ 100 (max), default 50
Saturation Adjust the saturation, 0 ~ 100 (max), default 50
OSD Language English only
H Position Adjust the horizontal position
V Position Adjust the vertical position
OSD Timeout Adjust the menu display time, Off and 0~60 in 5 unit step, default 10
Transparent Adjust the menu transparent, Off and 0 ~ 7 (most transparent), default off
Function Reset Reset to default
Display Ratio Set display ration, 16:9, 4:3 and Auto, default 16:9
Sound Volume Adjust the volume, 0 ~ 100 (max), default 50

Please refer to this page for boot logo splash on ODROID-C2.