(i9) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication oo) Pub. No.: US 2006/0279504 Al
Fujita (43) Pub. Date: Dec. 14,2006
(54) ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
(75) Inventor: Shin Fujita, Suwa-shi (JP)
An electro-optical device includes: a common line driving circuit; a data line driving circuit; a scanning line driving circuit; and an equalizing circuit which connects/disconnects a plurality of data lines to/from a plurality of common lines and equalizes the data lines with the common lines. The common line driving circuit supplies to the common lines a driving signal having a first or second potential. The data line driving circuit supplies image signals to the data lines at a potential higher than the first potential when the potential of a common electrode is the first potential, and supplies the image signals to the data lines at a potential lower than the second potential when the potential of the common electrode is the second potential. The scanning line driving circuit supplies, to a plurality of scanning lines, control signals for turning on or off a plurality of switching elements.