Author archive for Eric Hawkins

  • Mar162017

    EL backlights vs LED backlights (legacy display technology vs cutting edge)

    EL backlights vs LED – the move has been made When looking at EL backlights vs LED backlights there are…

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  • Mar162017

    LCD Modules: Reversing the polarity of LED backlights

    What is Polarity? Polarity as defined by the dictionary: the property or characteristic that produces unequal physical effects at different…

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  • Mar162017

    LCD Displays: How to make a LED backlight brighter

    There are a few techniques that can be employed to make the LED backlight brighter, but if your goal is…

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  • Mar162017

    Choosing an LCD Display Polarizer

    This article on choosing an LCD display polarizer is a guest journal from: John Keenan, MicroReady Inc., Electronic Product Design…

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  • Mar162017

    Engineers avoid the EL backlight for new LCD Designs

    Why engineers avoid the EL backlight for new LCD Designs Below are seven reasons why the move from the EL…

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  • Mar162017

    How to connect the LED backlight

    Connect the LED backlight to Character LCD Displays: This article will be limited to character LCD Displays and the three…

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  • Mar162017

    LCD Polarizers: Reflective, Transflective and Transmissive

    When asking us questions about LCD polarizers, you may be pummeled with questions like: “Will the LCD operate in direct…

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  • Mar162017

    PWM driven LED backlight for LCDs

    This article on pulse width modulation / PWM was provided by: Gunn Systems, Inc. (www.gunnsys.com) There are several methods available…

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  • Mar162017

    VATN Display technology for Black Background LCDs

    Re-Introducing VATN display technology Black background LCDs are becoming very popular for LCD design engineers. Automotive, Aviation, Industrial, Medical, no…

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  • Mar162017

    Minimum Spacing for a Segmented LCD Display

    Focus Display Solutions offers its LCD design guide series as an online resource for design engineers and product managers. For…

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