• Understanding TFT Basics

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    Break it down like Barney: Basic understanding of TFT displays. The LCD Display you choose for your new design will set the perceived value of your product. If the display looks good, your product looks good.…

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  • LCDs In Stock

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    Savings money in the bank is dangerous for design engineers Now, I’m an engineer at FocusLCDs.com and not a banker, although I do have a PHD (Plain High school Diploma) in money management. So last week,…

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  • Color LCD Display Technology options

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    Which color LCD display technology is best for my application? Color LCD display technology is broken down into two categories: Monochrome (one color character and a different color background) and Multi-color. There are three main types…

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  • Thin Film Transistor Introduction

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    Thin film transistor / TFT displays are the most popular type of color display. They technically are not a LCD (liquid crystal display) since they do not contain any liquid, but are operated with LEDs (light…

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  • Thin LCD Module

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    One of the advantages of designing a custom display is the ability to reduce your display’s thickness by selecting a thin ITO glass; which is key to a thin LCD module. Additional advantages to customizing segment…

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  • LCD reverse engineering services

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    LCD Reverse Engineering services for replacement LCDs A large share of our business originates from customers who need our LCD reverse engineering services for a replacement display module. Their current supplier has discontinued the LCD series…

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  • Intrinsically safe LCD designs

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    An event that happened last month sparked an interest in writing about intrinsically safe LCD designs. Last month, less than a mile from where I live, a house exploded from a natural gas leak. Several days…

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    COG LCD with Negative Mode LCD

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    I received a call from an engineer who was designing a battery powered C02 sensor with a digital display. He had settled on a segmented display with a combination of seven segments and icons. The display…

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