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QVGA Modules Feature a Touchscreen Option

April 2, 2008 11:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Display International (PDI), Inc. introduced its line of 5.7" monochrome QVGA modules that are available in FSTN/gray/positive/transflective or STN/blue/negative/transmissive configurations. These graphic modules (PN G-320240-5.7) allow the user to control each pixel individually to display both text and graphics simultaneously. With a variety of options available, the monochrome graphic displays are modular in design, and they can be customized to fit specific applications. Both the STN and FSTN models are available with an RA8803 controller with built-in touchscreen controller, and they can be configured with either a CCFL or LED backlight.

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Constant Current LED Driver Detects Dark Pixels In Real Time

April 2, 2008 10:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Macroblock's MBI5039, aimed at LED panel applications, offers real-time error detection of the full LED panel, helps designers to detect dark pixel errors. This 16-channel constant current LED driver supports constant output current from 3 mA to 90 mA and sustains up to 17V at the output ports. The clock frequency

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InGaN White LEDs Perform in General Lighting Applications

April 2, 2008 10:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro Microsystems, Inc. announced its series of white multi-chip LEDs that provide a range of high-powered InGaN white LEDs that can be used in general lighting applications, amusement and gaming equipment, and for backlighting TFT displays. Each module combines either six or eight LEDs in one to four separate channels. Modular design allows the SEPW devices to be assembled into string arrays by connecting the modules in a series.

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Illuminated LED Toggle Switch Series Display Circuit Status for Multiple Applications

March 20, 2008 5:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches announced the M2100 series of LED-tipped miniature toggle switches, and the TL series of illuminated standard-size toggle switches. The two series offer engineers an array of highly visible lighted electromechanical toggle switches that display circuit status for multiple applications ranging from hand held devices to front panel interfaces. The M2100 series of miniature LED-tipped toggles are available in power or logic level rated options.

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RGB Color LEDs Offer 150° Viewing Angle

March 18, 2008 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Consisting of 3 separate emitters in a 1204-size SMT package (3.2 x 1.0 x 1.5mm) compatible with automated assembly as well as IR and vapor-phase solder reflow, the OVSRRGBCC3 RGB LED provides adjustable-color llight with a viewing angle of 150°. Deployable in a top- or side-mount orientation with a white diffused lens

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SMT LEDs Present Sub-Millimeter Profile

March 17, 2008 11:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Provided in a CLCC-6 FlatPackage configuration, the VLMW621 family of warm-white SMT LEDs is presented as having the lowest profile (0.9mm high) of its type. The ceramic-encased InGan devices are available with luminous intensities from 1800mcd to 7100mcd and thermal resistances of 40K/W junction to pin and 90K/W junction to ambient. The devices have a 140 mA forward current, a 4.3V maximum forward voltage, and 650 mW of power dissipation

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Thermal Substrate Targets High-Output LED Apps

March 11, 2008 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using copper and aluminum layers 0.0042" and 0.062" respectively with a dielectric 0.004". thick with a breakdown of 4kVDC, OptoTherm OCB201 Series substrate from Optek has a thermal conductivity of 1.1W/m-°K and a thermal resistance of 1.8°C/W. Compliant with UL-94 V0 flammability specifications

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Keyboard Backlight Requires Less Power

March 11, 2008 6:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), Inc. has introduced a thinner, LED-based backlight for use with desktop or notebook PC keyboards that provides brightness and uniformity, along with the opportunity to utilize fewer LEDs, reducing the cost of the backlight. The backlight design utilizes the company’s MicroLens light extraction technology and optical engineering expertise to extract more light from the backlight through to the keyboard

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Dual Photodiode for the Near Infrared Range Features Minimum Footprint

March 6, 2008 10:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

PREMA Semiconductor released its first optical standard component, the PR5001 dual photodiode for the near infrared range with minimum footprint. An active area of two times 0.75 mm × 1.2 mm comes in a small clear DFN package with a size of 1.8 mm × 2.9 mm. These silicon photodiodes have separate cathodes and a common anode. They offer a

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Fully Buffered Multi-Sync Interface Controller Meets Mil-Aero Requirements

March 6, 2008 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digital View’s HE-1920 fully buffered multi-sync interface controller provides analog and digital connections for large format, high-definition TFT LCDs plus wide operating temperature and voltage ranges, heightened shock and vibration tolerance, and conformal coating for extreme environment applications. These COTS LCD controllers are

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Small SVGA Display Exhibits Sharp Color Images

March 5, 2008 7:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kopin Corp. announced its fingernail-size, color CyberDisplay SVGA LVS microdisplay that measures 0.44" diagonal. This display shrinks the full-color pixel size to 11.25µm square, and it exhibits optimally sharp color images. It is a transmissive LCD display with the same architecture as LCD flat panel TVs, but with ultra-high pixel densities.

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Blue and Violet Laser Diodes Increase Options

March 5, 2008 7:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power Technology, Inc. introduced its high power blue and violet laser diodes for use with its PM laser module, 405 nm at 60 mW, allowing additional selection variety. These diodes can be useful in most applications that use Argon-Ion, Helium Cadmium and blue Nd:YAG lasers such as fluorescence, confocal microscopy, high-resolution printing, flow cytometry and Raman spectroscopy.

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Small Transceivers Increase Networking Port Density

March 5, 2008 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced its 850 nm VCSEL-based 10 Gb/s AFBR-700SDZ SFP+ (small form-factor pluggable) optical transceiver with digital monitoring interface (DMI) for communications, industrial and consumer applications. It supports the SFF-8431 specification for enhanced 10 Gb SFP+ as well as the SFF-8472 specification for DMI in optical transceivers.

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High-Brightness Devices Offer Low Thermal Resistance

March 5, 2008 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released its family of yellow, amber, warm white and white 1W power SMD LEDs. The Little Star VLMK71, VLMY71, VLMW71 and VLMW711 series offer a low thermal resistance and high luminous intensity for a range of applications. Featuring an SMD power package with a compact 6.0 mm × 6.0 mm footprint and a low profile of 1.5 mm, these LEDs are robust and light-efficient.

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LED Driver Features Dimmer and Blinker Control Functions

March 5, 2008 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. expanded its line of bus products with the CAT9532, a 16-bit LED driver with dimmer and blinker control functions that can also be used as a general purpose I/O expander. A drop-in replacement for the PCA9532, the device can drive 16 LEDs directly in parallel, and it provides LED dimming in 256 brightness steps for backlighting and RGB color mixing.

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