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Transmissive vs Transflective vs Reflective Displays

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between transmissive, transflective, and reflective display modules? We’ve added 3 new terms to the Crystalfontz Glossary this week. Here is a quick intro about the main defining feature for each type of display module. Click on each link to learn more, see photos, and find applicable Crystalfontz displays for …

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RAM, ROM, GROM….What Do These Terms Mean?

Acronyms are easily recognizable and a quick shorthand when reading technical documents. But they can also be confusing when they are similar in appearance and what they represent. Memory and Character Generators New additions to the Crystalfontz Glossary: RAM, ROM, DDRAM, CGRAM, and CGROM. These glossary entries outline what these acronyms stand for and how …

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What is the Difference Between OLED, PMOLED, and AMOLED?

Confused about the differences (and similarities) between OLEDs, PMOLEDs, and AMOLEDs? Quick Version: OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diode. PMOLED is Passive Matrix OLED — Passive Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode. AMOLED is Active Matrix OLED. An Active Matrix OLED uses a TFT (Thin Film Transistor) transistor-per-pixel architecture. Learn More To find out more …

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