How to run test patterns on a DI-6000 or VP-6000 through the user interface


  • How do I run test patterns on a DI-6000 or VP-6000 through the user interface?


  • Product Family: Display Interface, Video Processor
  • Product: DI-6000, VP-600version 14.1 or later
  • Components: user interface
  • Control System: 
Note: Disable test patterns while doing Bootload/Calibration/Load TT activities.


  1. Log in to the user interface. How to log into the 6000 user interface?
  2. On the left side menu, click the test patterns icon.  
  3. Click Add to create a new pattern.
  4. From the drop-down menu, choose where the test pattern is inserted in the signal path. The test pattern can be used to override an input or an output.  
  5. From the second drop-down, choose the test pattern.
  6. Make any configuration to the test pattern and click Create.
  7. A confirmation message appears. Click Start.  
  8. To stop the pattern, click the x in the top-right corner of the tile.

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Test pattern intended uses:
  • All On

  • All on Rotate - Test each color, Does this runs through its intensity levels

  • Bouncing Box

  • Diagonal lines

  • Grid - Crosshatch patterns are used to check and calibrate centering, aspect ratio, convergence, and both vertical and horizontal linearity. 

  • Image - play a specific image.

  • Module ID Grid - showing if modules are in the correct order.  Do this to verify the translation table and connections.  

  • Module Locator Grid - Do this to locate a specific module that may need attention. 

  • Standard Video Pattern – SMPTE, simple bars, Tartan Bars, The purpose of bars and tone is to serve as a reference or target for the calibration of color.

  • Wand - Do this to check for seaming or tearing as the line moves across the display.

KB ID: DD4073133

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