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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] dt-bindings: touchscreen: add touchscreen-read-duration-us and touchscreen-settling-time-us properties
On Thu, 12 Nov 2020 12:20:48 +0100, Oleksij Rempel wrote:
> According to the TI application bulletin [1] we deal with two generic
> mechanisms which would affect the precision of provided input events:
>
> |TOUCH SCREEN SETTLING TIME
> |
> |When the touch panel is pressed or touched, there are
> |two mechanisms that will affect the voltage level at the contact point of
> |the touch panel. These two mechanisms will cause the voltage across the
> |touch panel to “ring” (oscillate), and then slowly settle (decay)
> |down to a stable DC value.
> |
> |The two mechanisms are:
> | 1) Mechanical bouncing caused by vibration of the top layer sheet of
> | the touch panel when the panel is pressed.
> |
> | 2) Electrical ringing due to parasitic capacitance between the top
> | and bottom layer sheets of the touch panel and at the input of ADS7843
> | that causes the voltage to “ring”(oscillate).
>
> Since both of this mechanisms are board specific and reflect the
> mechanical, and electrical properties of end product, it is better to
> provide a generic properties to address them.
>
> The touchscreen-read-duration-us property should address 1. mechanism.
> This effect can be triggered by device specific design. The duration ma be
> dependent on the use case of the end device. For example a touch where
> writing is required may have other timing requirements as the device
> where only "buttons" should be pressed.
>
> The touchscreen-settling-time-us property should address 2. mechanism
> where the size and construction of touch screen plates affect the parasitic
> capacitance and time needed between enabling power supply for the
> plates, and actual usable voltage level to detect the position of touch event.
>
> [1] https://www.ti.com/lit/an/sbaa036/sbaa036.pdf
>
> Signed-off-by: Oleksij Rempel <o.rempel@pengutronix.de>
> ---
> .../bindings/input/touchscreen/touchscreen.yaml | 9 +++++++++
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
>

Reviewed-by: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>

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