LCD Glossary

Arduino Shield With Graphic Display

Liquid Crystal (LC)

April 28, 2016 4:17 pm

LC stands for Liquid Crystal (sometimes also referred to as liquid crystal fluid or LC fluid, although technically redundant).  The... View Article

An Array of OLED colors from Crystalfontz.com

OLED

May 10, 2016 1:54 pm

OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diode. OLEDs are used to make OLED Displays, which can either be PMOLED (Passive... View Article

PCN

July 10, 2017 1:15 pm

PCN stands for Product Change Notification See also: FAQ: Product Update and Change Notifications

Single Pixel Monochrome PMOLED - www.crystalfontz.com

PMOLED

May 17, 2016 2:52 pm

PMOLED is Passive Matrix OLED — Passive Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode. Passive Matrix refers to the arrangement of the... View Article

Crystalfontz Product Change and Update Notification page

PUN

July 10, 2017 1:15 pm

PUN stands for Product Update Notification See also: FAQ: Product Update and Change Notifications

Sample CGROM - www.crystalfontz.com

RAM

August 8, 2016 12:28 pm

RAM stands for Random Access Memory. This is memory that may be written to some value, then later read. RAM is... View Article

122x250 ePaper Display - www.crystalfontz.com

Reflective LCD

June 7, 2017 10:09 am

A reflective LCD depends on having sufficient ambient light to reflect in order to be read. A reflective LCD does... View Article

Sample CGROM - www.crystalfontz.com

ROM

August 8, 2016 12:29 pm

ROM stands for Read Only Memory. This is memory that is factory pre-programmed to hold some data. ROM is data... View Article

4-wire SPI Connection - www.crystalfontz.com

SPI

May 3, 2016 10:58 am

SPI stands for Serial Peripheral Interface. SPI is a simple serial bus that is often used by LCD or OLED... View Article

STN

April 6, 2017 4:29 pm

STN stands for Super-Twisted Nematic. STN is the commonly used LCD material in passive character and graphic LCDs.