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Creative ZEN MX


This is the page for the Creative ZEN MX

Port status

See CreativeZENMXPort.


Device I/O

  • Input
    • buttons: (on top) Menu/Back, Options, up, left, OK, right, down, OK, My Shortcut, Play/Pause/Power, (on bottom) reset
    • microphone
  • Output: display, headphone jack
  • Input/output: USB port, SD Memory Slot


The following chips can be found on the PCB:

Recovery Mode

There are two recovery modes:
  • Creative recovery mode: powering off the unit and then powering on and holding the back button when the creative logo appears
  • Sigmatel recovery mode: plug USB cable, hold the menu button and reset the unit, keep holding menu for a few seconds

PCB Scans



Here is a list of all the pins used by the OF. Pins are of form BxPyy where x is the bank and yy the number within the bank. Direction only applies to GPIO.
Pin Dir Comment
B0P00 gpmi_d0  
B0P01 gpmi_d1  
B0P02 gpmi_d2  
B0P03 gpmi_d3  
B0P04 gpmi_d4  
B0P05 gpmi_d5  
B0P06 gpmi_d6  
B0P07 gpmi_d7  
B0P13 gpmi_ce1n  
B0P14 gpmi_ce2n  
B0P16 gpmi_a0  
B0P17 gpmi_a1  
B0P19 gpmi_rb0  
B0P20 gpmi_rb2  
B0P21 gpmi_rb3  
B0P22 gpmi_resetn  
B0P23 gpmi_rb1  
B0P24 gpmi_wrn  
B0P25 gpmi_rdn  
B1P00 lcd_d0  
B1P01 lcd_d1  
B1P02 lcd_d2  
B1P03 lcd_d3  
B1P04 lcd_d4  
B1P05 lcd_d5  
B1P06 lcd_d6  
B1P07 lcd_d7  
B1P08 OUT lcd power ?
B1P09 OUT lcd SPI data
B1P10 OUT lcd SPI clock
B1P11 OUT lcd SPI chip select
B1P12 OUT backlight gate
B1P13 lcd_dotclk  
B1P14 lcd_hsync  
B1P15 lcd_vsync  
B1P16 lcd_reset  
B1P22 ssp1_cmd  
B1P23 ssp1_sck  
B1P24 ssp1_d0  
B1P25 ssp1_d1  
B1P26 ssp1_d2  
B1P27 ssp1_d3  
B1P28 ssp1_det  
B2P01 duart_tx backlight control ?
B2P03 OUT ssp power ?
B2P04 IN  
B2P12 gpmi_ce2n  
B2P13 gpmi_ce3n  

-- AmauryPouly - 12 Dec 2013

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