LCD Panel maximizes active area in handheld displays.

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Model LM5575 applies 64 x 126 pixel display format to LCD panel that measures 93 x 56 mm. Module utilizes FSTN technology for readability, and can be used to provide distinctive user interface on portable/handheld and fixed equipment. Self-contained display with on-board single-chip display driver (SED1575) includes onboard RAM and DC/DC converter. With TAB construction, module presents overall thickness of 2 mm and allows direct plug-in to ZIF connector.



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LCD Panel Maximizes Active Area for Handheld Displays



Santa Fe Springs, July 1, 2002: Designers of handheld products that need the ultimate in readability from a dot matrix graphic display can now turn to the LM5575 from Densitron. They have taken the popular 64x126 pixel display format and applied it to an LCD panel that measures 93 x 56mm, and is believed to be the largest display area of its type available anywhere. The module has the high contrast FSTN technology to ease readability, and can be used to provide a distinctive user interface on products in a wide range of markets such as PDAs, games, point-of-sale equipment and instrumentation, both portable/handheld and fixed.

The LM5575 is a totally self-contained display module with on-board single-chip display driver (the proven and reliable SED1575), plus onboard RAM and DC/DC converter to provide the necessary voltage supplies to drive the screen. All of these features are implemented using TAB construction, so the module presents an overall thickness of just 2mm. Our tab construction allows a direct plug-in to a ZIF connector, eliminating the more difficult hot bar solder operation. The bigger display area does not mean an increased power demand; Densitron has engineered the module to operate with a typical current demand of only 50 microA.

A key technology involved in producing the display is Densitron's use of ultra-low-resistance indium-tin-oxide (ITO) glass. (ITO is the transparent, yet conductive, material that provides the electrical paths needed to switch the display's 8064 pixels.) Individual pixels in the LM5575 are 0.67mm x 61 mm. Mastering this technology allows Densitron to produce innovative display products such as the LM5575, at extremely competitive prices, while giving designers an important edge in differentiating their products in fast-moving markets.

Prices start at $26.00 for 1,000 pieces. Delivery is from stock to 10 weeks ARO depending on availability.

- For more information contact: Wes Dowell at (562) 941-5000, sales@densitron.com, or you may visit our website at densitron.com/display

Densiton Corporation is a leader in flat-panel display technologies and embedded PC products. Densitron designs, manufactures and sells industrial computers, flat-panel industrial monitors, graphic and alphanumeric LCDs, touchscreen display assemblies, and electromechanical actuators. Densitron specializes in engineering the most cost-effective solution to meet its customers needs and has the ability to design and manufacture turnkey solutions for the handheld, medical, instrumentation, and industrial OEM markets in America, Asia and Europe. Visit us at www.densitron.com for more information on our products and services. Densitron Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Densitron Technologies PLC (LSE: DSN), which is a publicly held company, traded on the London Stock Exchange as part of the "techMARK" index.

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