DisplayPort Reference Sink

Functions Grouped in Tabs

In order to provide the user a clear at-a-glance view of the status of a certain function of the interface UCD Console views and controls are divided into tabs. The Tabs in each Role of UCD Console have a similar lay-out to make it easy for the user to adopt to the workplace when swapping Roles.

Tabs in DisplayPort Reference Sink Role:


Video Preview and Capture

  • Monitor captured live video
  • Play captured live audio
  • Monitor detected video mode details
  • Control preview color mode
  • Store captured video frames
  • Store captured video as a stream

Audio Monitor, Preview and Capture

  • Play captured live audio in the PC
  • Monitor detected audio mode details 
  • Monitor waveform of the captured live audio
  • Monitor spectrum of the captured live audio
  • Select the audio-out port of the PC
  • Store captured audio

Link Status and HPD Control

  • Monitor link status
  • Monitor link training status
  • Control link configuration
  • Monitor MST stream status
  • Monitor video timing status
  • Monitor HPD signal status
  • Control and pulse HPD signal
  • Monitor cable connect status
  • Monitor video color mode details

EDID Editor

  • Load and save EDID from a hex file
  • Append loaded EDID file
  • Read and program local EDID
  • Retrieve default EDID
  • Review EDID data in hex
  • Review EDID data parsed to logical fields
  • Edit EDID data by fields


  • Read local DPCD data in two separate
    address ranges
  • Monitor DPCD data in hex
  • Monitor DPCD location content in
    parsed format
  • Modify DPCD register content
  • Compare DPCD register changes
  • Store and retrieve DPCD register content
    in a file

HDCP 2.2 and HDCP 1.4

  • Monitor HDCP status
  • Configure Reference Sink HDCP capability
    • Enable / disable HDCP
    • Select between HDCP keys

Features and Licensing

Please find below a description of the various functions found in the tabs of the UCD Console GUI and the related licensing options.

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