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ScreenKeys LCD push-button key switches available from Rubin

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ScreenKeys

ScreenKeys are programmable LCD push-button key switches with multi-color LED backlighting

ScreenKeys features

  • Display text, graphical images and animations
  • Fully programmable with simple command interface
  • Red/green and red/green/blue LED backlighting
  • Displays up to 4 lines of text
  • Easy integration due to simple hardware requirements
  • Integrated graphics and backlight controller (ASIC)
  • No external display controller required
  • Only 6 contacts per key (2 comms, 2 Vcc, 2 Switch contacts)
  • Consistent and uniform backlight illumination
  • Tactile and visual feedback to confirm command
  • Key switch lifetime of >3 million operations (tactile version)

ScreenKey reliability:

  • Proven technology with established track record (12 years +)
  • All product derivatives in mainstream production
  • Extremely high customer satisfaction

ScreenKey Design Strengths:

  • Single-chip ASIC design minimises potential field failures
  • Integrated graphics and LED control in single ASIC package
  • Only four wire connections for LCD and LED control
  • Established/stable interface command set
  • Easy integration into customer OEM designs
  • -10°C to +70°C operating temperature
  • -20°C to +80°C storage temperature

ScreenKey display characteristics:

  • Integrated graphics and LED control in single ASIC package
  • Wide LCD viewing angles in the marketplace
  • Ideal LCD contrast ratio in the marketplace
  • Many uniform backlight illumination
  • Managed consistency in LED brightness levels
  • Only four wire connections for LCD and LED control

ScreenKey support tools:

  • Variety of CPU-development kits available
  • Variety of Windows-based software development tools available
  • Existing and target markets

Aerospace, air traffic control, audio/video equipment, audio/video production, automotive, broadcasting production, gaming/amusements, industrial control panels, keyboards/keypads, lighting equipment, outside broadcasting, medical systems, media/broadcasting, military, point-of-sale, process control, stock trading, telecommunications, theatre/show equipment. RGB trend series offers red, green and blue LED backlighting, multi-colour backlighting options based on RGB spectrum, identical technical and physical properties as the LC trend series , optimal illumination with 12 integrated LED’s, offered with tactile feedback (>3 million operations), -10°C to +70°C operating temperature.

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