16:3 aspect ratio TFT panel for special display applications

June 11, 2013 // By Graham Prophet
Gleichmann Electronics has available a 14.9-in. (diagonal) transmissive super widescreen IPS TFT display, TX38D25VM0CAA, from KOE Europe. The display features a unique 16:3 wide aspect ratio, wide horizontal and vertical viewing angles of 170°, a high resolution of 1280 x 242 pixels, a brightness of 450 cd/m² and an excellent contrast ratio of 800:1.

The 14.9-inch display, which is based on KOE's own In Plane Switching (IPS) technology, has an active display area of 372.5 mm (w) x 70.4 mm (h) and mechanical outline dimensions of 386.8 mm (w) x 85.6 mm (h) x 13.1 mm (d). The display can be used in either landscape or portrait mode and is suitable for applications such as point-of-sale (POS) terminals, transportation technology and industrial instrumentation.

The display has a single channel 20-pin LVDS data interface and supports 6-bit RGB providing a palette of up to 262,000 colours. The white LED backlight provides a guaranteed 70,000 hours half brightness lifetime. Operating temperature range is specified at -20°C to +70°C.

Gleichmann; www.msc-ge.com