Press Release Summary:
Intelligent 10-segment LED linear-scaled display is suitable for power, voltage, or VU meters in applications such as process control panels, audio equipment and sound equipment. It has 10 horizontal 0.050 x 0.160 in. windows, and programmable on-board driver that allows intensity of individual bars to be adjusted electronically. Driver can change display from bar graph to moving-dot type. LED is available in any color or combination of colors.
Original Press Release:
Lumex Introduces "Intelligent" 10-Segment LED Array
PALATINE, IL--Lumex Inc. is announcing its new "Intelligent" 10-Segment LED Array. This completely integrated unit includes ten horizontally-lit bars plus programmable driver circuitry, all mounted on a mini circuit board which can either be plugged into a connector or soldered directly into a circuit. Lumex's Intelligent 10-Segment LED Array is a linear-scaled display that's ideal for OEMs designing power, voltage, or VU meters in applications such as process control panels, consumer audio equipment and professional sound equipment.
This assembly has ten horizontal 1.27 x 4.06mm (0.050 x 0.160") windows. Lumex can provide virtually any color--or combination of colors--of LED technology available. The programmable on-board driver allows the intensity of the individual bars to be adjusted electronically.
This driver also accepts a control signal to change the display from a "bar graph" type, to a "moving dot" type.
Lumex's Intelligent 10-Segment LED Array is packaged on a circuit board measuring 50.55x 21.59mm (1.99 x 0.85"), and has 12 gold-plated contacts along its lower edge. It is equipped with two 3.05mm (0.12") mounting holes, should a particular application call for mounting the display using screws or fasteners. The unit accepts an analog signal input, and it operates from a single voltage power supply. Depending on the LED chip selected, the entire unit can operate on a supply voltage of 3 to 15VDC.
These arrays are now in production, but since they're available with a virtually limitless number of color choices, there are no "standard products" in stock. Samples of some configurations may be in stock. Otherwise, samples can be produced to meet a specific design requirement.
Production quantities are available in 8 - 10 weeks, with pricing ranging from $5.00 each to $9.00 each, depending on color(s) specified and quantity ordered.
Lumex, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and manufacturer of opto- and photo-electronic components, devices and displays. These products are used mostly in the man-to-machine interface, and in some cases, for the detection of motion, short-range signaling, and fiber communication.
Lumex now offers over 8,000 items, with an emphasis on custom and application-specific parts for the North American and European markets.
The company is headquartered in Palatine, Illinois and Chudung Hsinchu, Taiwan ROC, with manufacturing facilities in Illinois, Taiwan and China, and distributors throughout North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Since its inception in 1980, Lumex was established as a global organization offering application-specific solutions--but with the manufacturing efficiencies normally associated only with volume operations. Lumex received its ISO 9001 certification in 1996.