Patent Number: 7,088,354

Title: Display panel drive apparatus, display panel drive method and information recording medium for driving display panel

Abstract: A display-panel-drive apparatus having a drive unit that drives the display panel and a control unit that outputs control signals for controlling said drive unit to said drive unit, the display-panel-drive apparatus is provided with: a drive board of the drive unit; a control board of the control unit; a transmission line that transmits the control signals from the control board to the drive board by way of a removable connector; a detection device that detects when said connector is disconnected; and a control device that controls said drive unit when the detection device detects that the connector is disconnected; and wherein the detection device detects that said connector is disconnected by detecting when the connection terminals of the connector are disconnected.

Inventors: Matsumoto; Yukihiro (Fukuroi, JP)

Assignee: Pioneer Corporation

International Classification: G09G 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018