Industrial grade, 3.5in QVGA TFTs boast long-term availability

Anders Electronics has announced the availability of its newest 3.5 QVGA TFT displays. Specially designed for high-end industrial and medical devices, the Anders 3.5 QVGA TFTs offer excellent optical specifications, superb 3 to 5 year guaranteed availability, and an on-board LCD controller for the portrait model that markedly lowers design complexity and speeds time to market. The feature-rich 3.5 QVGA displays are offered in either portrait or landscape orientation a unique option, especially in industrial grade displays where landscape has become the standard. Both models include an integral white LED backlight, and can be used in pin selectable parallel RGB mode or serial/parallel MCU mode, with no external LCD controller required for MCU mode in the portrait model. In the case of the landscape, RGB I/F model, an SPI interface is provided to allow access to the displays internal control registers where required

The amorphous silicon-based TFT displays have been developed for use within an extended -30C to 85C temperature range, and are especially thin and lightweight – making them suitable for a wide variety of demanding industrial and medical applications, such as industrial control and automation and medical diagnostic devices. At the same time, the displays offer high colour saturation, high brightness (450 cd/m2 for portrait model, 500 cd/m2 for the landscape model), high contrast (portrait 400:1, landscape 500:1), 262K colours, and ultra-wide viewing angles of 150, left to right

Adding further value to the 3.5 QVGA TFTs, Anders also offers a range of display enhancements, including EMI filters (low Ohm ITO coating for EMI suppression, and mesh filters), filters for light optics, and a variety of finishes, polarizes, retarders, EMI Windows, Broad Band PET, anti-reflective, and light control filters for privacy. Additionally, Anders offers optically-bonded protective glass windows for all TFTs, ideal for rugged industrial applications.

These new 3.5 QVGA TFTs offer all the advantages of a feature-rich tier-1 manufactured display with long-term availability in a low-volume, low-cost package, said Mike Logan, Product Manager at Anders Electronics. In todays competitive industrial and medical device market, were pleased to continue to exceed both commercial expectations and high-end technical standards, enabling a truly outstanding enduser experience for our customers, he concluded.