Alphanumeric SMD 7 segment displays from BETLUX are now available

22 January 2024

BETLUX is a leader in the field of high reliability seven segment display. They offer a wide rang of standard products in both single and multiple digit formats with character heights ranging from 6.2 mm(0.25″) to 508 mm (20.0″).

Alphanumeric SMD displays, often referred to as SMD alphanumeric displays or SMD character displays, are specialized surface-mount device (SMD) components designed to display alphanumeric characters, numbers, and symbols. These displays consist of an array of SMD LEDs arranged to form specific characters or segments. Alphanumeric SMD displays are widely used in applications where text or numeric information needs to be displayed in a compact and space-efficient manner.  Their compact size, versatility, and energy efficiency make them suitable for space-constrained and battery-powered devices in various industries.

Key characteristics of alphanumeric SMD displays:

  • Segmented Display: Alphanumeric SMD displays are composed of individual segments, each containing an SMD LED or a group of SMD LEDs. These segments can be illuminated to form letters, numbers, and symbols.
  • Character Set: Alphanumeric SMD displays typically include the complete alphanumeric character set (A-Z), numeric digits (0-9), and various special symbols and punctuation marks.
  • Multiple Digits: They can be arranged to create multi-digit displays, allowing for the presentation of longer messages, numbers, or data.
  • Color Options: Alphanumeric SMD displays are available in various LED colors, such as red, green, blue, yellow, and white, to suit different applications and design requirements.
  • Compact Size: These displays are designed to be small and space-efficient, making them suitable for devices with limited available space.
  • Low Profile: Alphanumeric SMD displays have a low profile, which minimizes the height of the components, making them ideal for thin and compact devices.

Applications of alphanumeric SMD displays

  • Digital Clocks and Watches: Alphanumeric SMD displays are commonly used in digital timekeeping devices, such as digital wristwatches and clock displays in electronic appliances.
  • Instrument Panels: They are integrated into control panels and instrument clusters in various applications, including automobiles, industrial machinery, and consumer electronics, to display critical information like speed, temperature, and status indicators.
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminals: Alphanumeric SMD displays are found in cash registers and POS terminals to show transaction amounts, item descriptions, and payment information.
  • Appliances: They are used in household appliances like microwave ovens, ovens, and washing machines for displaying cooking times, temperature settings, and cycle status.
  • Thermostats: Alphanumeric SMD displays are employed in programmable thermostats to show temperature settings, time, and heating or cooling status.
  • Communication Devices: They can be found in mobile phones, two-way radios, and other communication devices to display call information, messages, and settings.
  • Medical Devices: Alphanumeric SMD displays are used in medical equipment such as pulse oximeters, blood pressure monitors, and glucose meters to show vital signs and measurements.
  • Consumer Electronics: They are integrated into various consumer electronics, including digital cameras, MP3 players, and remote controls, for status indicators, menus, and settings.
  • Industrial Automation: Alphanumeric SMD displays are used in industrial control panels and automation systems for displaying information related to processes, measurements, and status updates.
  • Home Automation: In smart home applications, they are used to display information related to home automation systems, security, and energy management.
  • Test and Measurement Equipment: Alphanumeric SMD displays are found in measurement devices, oscilloscopes, and signal generators to show test results and measurements.
  • Gaming Consoles: They are used in gaming consoles for displaying menus, game scores, and user interface information.

If you want more information or if you have any questions, please contact Nijkerk Electronics!

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