Custom Displays

Why Make Focus LCDs Your Choice for New Product Designs?

Over 15 years of experience developing custom display modules and customized electronic assemblies based on your specification. The staff at Focus LCDs lives, breathes, and supplies only display technology and your support doesn’t stop at a sales person. Customer support flows through our company and every employee is focused on getting you exactly what you want. If it is low quantity, low price, fast delivery or the most oddball design ever seen, the entire Focus team will work together to get you a display that meets your requirements.


Designing your Custom LCD 

Focus Display Solutions (Focus LCDs) has supported customers with custom LCD modules from automotive, medical and test equipment to industrial applications. Whether your design requires a small LCD, or a fully customized LCD module, our experienced technical customer support can assist you in designing your custom display.

The process begins with you supplying your dimensions and segment content/artwork. Our team will work with you and advise on the most practical design for your project. This includes the need for a power budget or a low current draw LCD. Design considerations for your customized LCD will include the type of interface, backlight options, power consumption, space constraints, touch panel options, half-life and more!

Custom LCD modules are a standard business practice for us. From the very simple modifications of an existing display to complete new product designs, we welcome your request.

The process to take your LCD idea from a concept to having prototype samples in hand is simple and requires just the few steps listed below. (Download PDF)



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Lead time for Custom LCDs

In many cases, FocusLCDs’ lead time for custom LCD samples is as little as 6-7 weeks after you approve our counter drawings and data sheet. This lead time increases by 4-6 weeks between November to early February due to Chinese New year. Standard production orders for custom displays have a lead time of 10-12 weeks, which can increase by 2-4 weeks during Chinese New year.

Custom LCD Technologies

Focus Display Solutions offers several LCD technologies. The majority of these displays can be customized to fit your need. Below is a short introduction to each type of LCD.




Ultra-Wide Viewing Display (UWVD) is a new technology that is named after one of its most notable characteristics – it is viewable from all angles. In addition to the viewing angle, this technology provides a better contrast than other options and can allow for multiple colors. Call one of our design specialists today to see if UWVD is the right technology for you.


        • High contrast
        • Readable from nearly all angles
        • Low tooling and unit prices
        • Utilization of multiple colors
        • Touch panel options available
        • Fully customizable


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Thin-Film-Transistor Liquid Crystal Displays (TFTs) are perhaps the most encountered display technology we see daily. Often seen in cell phones, tablets, cameras and countless other devices, this technology offers several hundreds of thousands of colors with a high pixel count to offer supreme visual clarity. In addition, all TFTs are available off the shelf with resistive and capacitive touch panel options.


        • Broad selection of off the shelf products
        • Sunlight readable options available
        • Capacitive and Resistive options available for every display
        • Most products are kept in stock and can ship same day
        • Multiple interfaces available
        • Customizable FPC cables, LED backlights, and bezels


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Character LCDs

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Character LCDs have been around since the 1950s and are still very common. These displays offer 256 selectable characters and are available with several different font tables to show a variety of languages. They are most commonly known for their ease of programming wide variety of sizes, character arrays and colors.


        • Wide variety of off the shelf items ranging from 8x1 to 40x4 characters
        • Multiple size and color options available
        • Most products kept in stock and can ship same day
        • Quick and easy programming
        • Low power consumption
        • Fully customizable


Ready to start your custom LCD design?


Graphic LCDs

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Graphic LCDs can display fully changeable graphics. It is a common option for applications that need to display many different menus or need the ability to display several different fonts and font sizes. In addition to the changing graphics, it also can provide optimal sunlight readability with low power consumption.


        • Wide variety of off the shelf sizes and resolutions
        • Most products kept in stock and can ship same day
        • Ability to display fully changeable graphics
        • Sunlight readable
        • Low power consumption
        • Fully customizable 


Ready to start your custom LCD design?


Segment LCDs

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Segment LCDs, AKA static LCDs or glass LCDs are easily identified by their fixed graphics and calculator like digits. This is one of the first LCD technologies created and is still one of the most popular due to the low piece price and low price of customization. Nearly every segment LCD is custom designed to meet your requirements.


        • Fully customizable
        • Low piece price
        • Low tooling price
        • Sunlight readable
        • Ultra-low power consumption
        • Ultra-wide temperature rating


 Ready to start your custom LCD design?