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AR# 65911

HDMI Transmitter (Tx) Subsystem - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2013.1 tool and later versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the HDMI Transmitter (Tx) Subsystem and includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History

This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the core generated in Vivado 2015.1 and forward.

HDMI Transmitter (Tx) Subsystem Page:



General Information
Supported Devices can be found in the following three locations:

For a list of new features and added device support for all versions, see the Change Log file available with the core in Vivado.

Version Table

This table correlates the core version to the first Vivado design tools release version in which it was included.

Core VersionVivado Tools Version
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2016.2

General Guidance

The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the HDMI Transmitter (Tx) Subsystem.

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 66741)Do I have to have both the HDCP 1.4 and HDCP 2.2 cores or is HDCP 2.2 a superset of HDMI 1.4?

Known and Resolved Issues

The following tables 3 and 4 provide known issues for the HDMI Transmitter (Tx) Subsystem, starting with v1.0, initially released in Vivado 2015.4.

Note: The "Version Found" column lists the version the problem was first discovered. The problem might also exist in earlier versions, but no specific testing has been performed to verify earlier versions.

Table 3: IP

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 67323)Why is my DVI monitor having problems locking when receiving output from the HDMI Transmitter Subsystem? v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66503)Why does the HDMI Transmitter Subsystem in XAPP1275 v1.0 fail to meet timing at 297MHz when using a Hardware Evaluation License?v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66380)Why is the License type set to "Included" yet a Purchased license is required to generate output products?v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66290)Why do I see problems with the Audio mapping in both 2 channel and 8 channel modes?v1.0v2.0

Table 4: Software Driver
Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 66849)Why do I get a Critical Warning when connecting a YUV 4:2:2 AXI4-Stream input to the HDMI Receiver or Transmitter Subsystems?v1.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66615)XAPP1275 - Why are the Audio Info Frames not being forward in the pass-through mode?v1.0N/A

Revision History:
06/08/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 67323)
04/06/2016Added v2.0 to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 66849)
03/01/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66741)
02/11/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66615)
01/28/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66503)
01/12/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66380)
12/18/2015Added (Xilinx Answer 66290)
11/24/2015Initial Release

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
56851 Xilinx Multimedia, Video and Imaging Solution Center N/A N/A

Child Answer Records

Associated Answer Records

AR# 65911
Date Created 11/05/2015
Last Updated 06/08/2016
Status Active
Type Release Notes
  • HDMI