Unveiling The Optical Stack – The Construction of TFT Displays
TFT (Thin Film Transistor) displays, a common type of LCD (Liquid Crystal Display), have revolutionised the world of digital display technology with their high resolution, low power consumption, and compact size. At the heart of this technology lies the intricate structure known as the “optical stack”, a combination of multiple layers, each with a specific function contributing to the overall performance of the display. We’re breaking this down and giving you an insight into how these everyday essentials are constructed.Read More
A New Wave of EN60945 Compliant Monitors
The marine displays, manufactured by panel PC and industrial monitor specialist, Elgens, are certified to IEC60945 for marine applications. The wide variety available from Relec includes panel PCS, monitors and discrete TFT displays for maritime installations, such as pilot control panels, sonar systems, engine room monitors and passenger information systems in commercial vessels.Read More
50155 Compliant Monitors help Realise the Future of Transportation
Artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are technologies increasingly being adopted within the railway industry. In this article we explain how EN50155 approved monitors can be simply and cost-effectively integrated into system design to enhance rail travel.Read More
9 Inch TFT Screens fill the gap perfectly
Equipment manufacturers looking for midsized wide screen displays are currently limited to either 7” displays, or if the 7” does not provide the level of active area required, moving up to a larger 10” unit with the associated added cost. Relec Electronics are pleased to announce the general availability of 3 new TFT displays in a 9” footprint with Wide screen 16:9 aspect ratios.Read More
IP66 / IP69K Sealed Monitors from Wincomm
We are delighted to be able to introduce a new range of fully sealed industrial-grade stainless steel monitors which are designed for the most challenging environments. All of the models in the stainless steel WTD series are sealed to a minimum of IP66 standards, with units available up to IP69K for applications like food processing, where hygiene and cleanliness are paramount, and equipment must be able to withstand rigorous high pressure, high-temperature wash-down procedures.Read More
How to take TFT glare out of the spotlight
We all spend huge parts of our lives now in front of TFT displays, be they our office workstations, mobile phones, checkout terminals, or even the humble television set. The majority of these have one thing in common; we use them indoors. Using a TFT display outside though brings a new set of challenges, especially in direct sunlight where the glare created from direct sunlight can make TFT display very difficult to read. This article takes a short look at 2 techniques to make TFT displays more readable in bright conditions.Read More
Meeting our new experts
We’re pleased to announce the arrival of 3 new, but very experienced account managers, to our team of experts here at Relec. Martin, Robert & Nick come from very different backgrounds and offer complementary skills which we believe will benefit Relec and our customers at the same time. We’ve asked them to give us a brief overview of what makes them tick, both in and out of the workplace.Read More
Daylight Readable Open Frame Monitors
Relec’s newest offering in display solutions are a range of daylight readable open frame monitors. These monitors are an ideal solution for equipment manufacturers or integrators, who are looking for a quick and easy installation of a display or HMI into their equipment. These monitors offer features which make them the ideal solution for outdoor installations or in very rugged environments,Read More
Displays on a Mission For Design Excellence
Whether designed with TFT or PCAP Technology, displays for Defence Applications need to be able to operate in some of the harshest environments, says Mathew Rehm from Display Specialist, Relec Electronics.Read More
HDMI Inputs Help Speed Up TFT Display Integration
The popularity and versatility of HDMI means that embedded SBCs face more design demands. Relec Electronics has enhanced its specialist design services to keep ahead of this industry trend, and commits to lending expert help.Read More
A Healthy Approach To Designing Medical Displays
There are specific considerations a designer needs to bear in mind when integrating a TFT LCD into medical equipment. Relec’s display expert Mathew Rehm offers some advice.Read More
Step Outside With The IP68 rated ABS601 PSU Series
The ABS601 Series power supplies are fully encapsulated and can be used in operating environments where the elimination of acoustic noise and dust disturbance is required. Typical applications are telecom, datacom, broadcast equipment, video wall display and solid state lighting. In the industrial market, the ABS601 Series can be used in process control and automation.Read More
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