Palatine, Ill. - InfoVue TFT (Thin Film Technology) LCDs from Lumex are full color graphic display devices that come in both touch screen and standard formats and feature an extended temperature range, LED backlighting for high contrast, and a thin profile starting at 3mm. Lumex offers complimentary integration support from its team of Technical Design Specialists.
Compatible with standard LCD drivers, InfoVue TFT LCDs are suitable for a wide range of applications including industrial control devices including user interface technology for automation controls, alternative energy, industrial power and calibration/diagnostics; medical devices including display features on medical radiology equipment, monitors, defibrillators, infusion pumps, blood gases analyzers and ventilators; test and measurement including cable testers, calibration instruments and digital multi-meters; and communications equipment including network routing, enterprise phone systems, servers
InfoVue TFT LCDs are designed for an extended temperature range. Whereas standard TFT LCDs operate from 0°C to 60°C, the InfoVue TFT LCD can operate effectively at temperatures ranging from -20°C to 70°C, making the technology suitable for applications requiring consistent performance in extended hot and cold environments.
TFT LCDs use LED backlights that further increase the contrast. This method allows for richer colors and darker blacks than available with alternative technologies such as CCFLs (compact fluorescent lamps). Whereas CCFL can offer a contrast of 150:1, an LED backlight allows for a contrast of 500:1.
Lumex Technical Design Specialists can integrate the TFT technology with touch screens, switches, connectors, cables covers, heaters, custom daughter boards and other key components to create solutions that maximize performance and efficiency in each individual application. This complimentary integration support generates cost savings, speeds time to market, and reduces opportunity for product failure due to integration issues.
The RoHs-compliant LCDs are available in standard and touch-screen formats in 3.5”, 4.3”, 5.7” and 7.0” diagonal screen sizes. The resistive type touch-screens operate in a 4-bit parallel interface and operate well over the entire operating temperature range of the display.
Pricing is $30 to $150 per unit in production quantities, depending on size and quantity ordered. Touch screen TFTs are available from Lumex’s strategic distribution partners immediately. Standard lead time for non-touch screen technologies is approximately seventeen weeks.
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