Author archive for Eric Hawkins

  • 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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  • Mar162017

    Replacement LED backlights for LCD Modules

    Replacement LCD modules This article covers the wide spectrum replacement LED backlights (including LED, EL and CCFL), replacement backlights for…

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  • Mar162017

    The half life of LED backlights

    The half life of LED backlights need to be taken into consideration for those LCD displays that incorporate a LED…

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  • Mar162017

    Switching to a Color Segment Display

    Changing to a color Segment display A color segment display can be a great way to give your product a…

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  • Mar162017

    Engineering design guide for Segment LCD Glass displays

    This article is written as a technical introduction guide for segment LCD glass displays with the goal being to remove…

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  • Mar162017

    Segment LCD modules with Direct Drive or SPI bus

    This article on the segment LCD interface is a continuation in our Liquid Crystal Guide for Engineers series and will…

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  • Mar162017

    Segment LCD Displays: avoiding excessive DC component

    This article, a continuation in Focus Display Solutions LCD Design Guide series, covers minimal recommended DC component values for a…

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