Selecting a Touch Screen Technology
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The four most common touch screen technologies include resistive, infrared, capacitive and SAW (surface acoustic wave). Each technology offers its own unique advantages and disadvantages as described below. Resistive and capacitive touch screen... Read More
What is a NIT?
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A NIT is a measurement of light in candelas per meter square (Cd/m2) For an LCD monitor it is brightness out of the front panel of the display. A NIT is a good basic reference when... Read More
A clear understanding of today’s video signals
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Understanding the differences between Composite Video, S-Video and Component Video With the growth of home theatre, video cameras and the consumer electronics market many of today's computers and... Read More
What is Dot Pitch or Pixel Pitch?
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The dot pitch specification for a display monitor tells you how sharp the displayed image can be. The dot pitch is measured in millimeters (mm) and a smaller number means a sharper image. In ... Read More
What is Luminance?
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Luminance is the scientific term for "Photopic Brightness" which specifies the visual brightness of an object. In layman's terms, it is commonly referred to as "brightness". Luminance is... Read More
Do you build Custom Designs?
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Custom LCD Monitors Custom Rack Computers Custom PCs with Expansion Custom Portable Computers ... Read More
What is Contrast Ratio (CR)?
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Contrast ratio (CR) is the ratio of luminance between the brightest "white" and the darkest "black" that can be produced on a display. CR is another influence of perceived picture quality. ... Read More
Display Modes: An overview of screen resolutions
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The term display mode or the more commonly used screen resolution refers to the characteristics of a computer display. Screen real estate is usually measured in pixels. In particular, the maximum number of colors and... Read More
What is a Viewing Angle and why does it matter?
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The viewing angle is the angle at which the image quality of an LCD degrades and becomes unacceptable for the intended application. Viewing angles are usually quoted in horizontal and ... Read More
How to change the 10 second limit on the Resistive (RT) Touch screens
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By default, the Resistive Touch Screen driver generates an untouch after 10 seconds of constant touch. The untouch time-out can be changed by modifying a registry key as explained below. The built in controller has a built-in two minute untouch... Read More
How do I know how many NIT’s I require for my application?
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Applications will vary depending on the location of the LCD and how much ambient light is available that could cause the display to become washed out or unreadable. As a rule of thumb; notebooks ... Read More
What is considered a true sunlight readable or outdoor readable LCD?
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First, the display screen on a sunlight readable/outdoor readable LCD should be bright enough so that the display is visible in direct or strong sunlight. Second, the display contrast ratio must be... Read More
Are there thermal management issues with high bright LCD’s?
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Yes -any high brightness backlight system will consume a significant amount of power, thereby increasing the LCD temperature. The brighter the backlight, the greater the thermal issue... Read More
Where can I find Drivers or Drawings?
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You can find Drivers and Drawings for all our Stealth products on the Drivers and Downloads section of our website: http://www.stealth.com/downloads/ There you will find LittlePC drivers and drawings, LCD Monitor drawings, Keyboard drawings... Read More
What is a Pixel?
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The pixel (a word invented from "picture element") is the basic unit of programmable color on a computer display or in a computer image. Think of it as a logical - rather than a physical -... Read More