Hitachi Europe’s Display Products Group has introduced of a new 7.0” WVGA TFT display module. The new TX18D44VM2BAA features a 15:9 wide aspect ratio, a display resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and delivers excellent optical performance in a compact and slim mechanical package.
The TX18D44VM2BAA features a uniform and bright 400cd/m² LED backlight providing a 40K hour half brightness lifetime and a contrast ratio of 400:1 which enables bright, clear images and information to be displayed. Electrically compatible with existing Hitachi WVGA TFT display modules, the TX18D44VM2BAA features an industry standard 40-pin 6-bit RGB CMOS interface which enables a colour palette of up to 262K colours.
Mark Stephenson, Product Marketing Manager at Hitachi comments: “The new TX18D44VM2BAA display module extends Hitachi’s 7.0” TFT product line up to provide product designers with an extensive choice at this popular screen size. Hitachi is able to offer a wide choice of standard ‘off-the-shelf’ display modules for a variety of different applications. The new TX18D44VM2BAA provides a very cost effective solution for engineers seeking a reliable, high performance 7.0” WVGA TFT display.”
The TX18D44VM2BAA display module has compact dimensions of 165.0mm x 106.0mm x (h) x 8.0mm (d) and weighs 126g. The display module, which employs COG (chip-on-glass) construction to enhance long term reliability, can be safely operated at temperatures between -20°C and +70°C and is fully RoHS compliant. User interfaces can be easily supported with the TX18D44VM2BPA which features an integrated touchscreen. Typical applications include EPoS terminals, test and measurement equipment, portable media terminals and data logging systems.