Hitachi DPG introduces high performance 5.8" TFT

Maidenhead (UK), 8 February 2011 — Hitachi Display Products Group (DPG) has announced the introduction of a new 5.8" TFT display module featuring IPS-Pro technology. IPS-Pro is the latest derivative of Hitachi's established IPS (in-plane-switching) display technology which enables a 176 degree viewing angle in all directions. The new compact TX15D02VM0CAA display module features WQVGA (400 x 240 pixels) resolution and compliments existing Hitachi wide format aspect ratio displays whilst providing a market leading product specification.

Commenting Mark Stephenson, Product Marketing Manager Hitachi DPG said «The addition of the new 5.8" TFT display module with IPS-Pro technology provides exceptional optical performance and further enhances our medium size display offering. The TX15D02VM0CAA also implements display technology enhancements that have been developed for harsh industrial environments and automotive applications. The introduction of this display reinforces the advantage Hitachi maintains working within demanding OEM market sectors and ensures benefits that can be passed on to industrial customers».

The compact TX15 features a mechanical footprint of 145mm (w) × 90mm (h) × 12.5mm (d) while the design in process is aided with the implementation of an industry standard 40-pin 18-bit RGB CMOS interface supporting up to 262K colours. Market leading optical performance is achieved with a contrast ratio of 800:1 and LED backlight featuring a specified lifetime of 70Khours and a brightness of 450cd/m². Extreme environment operating conditions are ably supported with an operating temperature range of -30°C to +80°C.

The new 5.8" TX15D02VM0CAA display is available immediately through Hitachi Display Products Group distribution partners across Europe. For more information, please visit or call +44(0)1628 585 000.