Trident Introduces 5.7" TFT LCD module with replaceable LED backlight

From: Trident
Published: Tue Jul 10 2007

Trident, one of Europe's leading technical franchised distributors of displays, today announced the introduction of the 5.7" TFT LCD display with replaceable LED backlight from Toshiba. This new compact screen offers a high quality viewing experience, and the versatility of this revolutionary TFT enables it to be used in a range of applications such as hand held devices or instrumentation.

The LTA057A340F features a wide viewing angle of 140 degrees, horizontally and 120 degrees vertically making it ideal for viewing clear and vibrant images on EPOS, ID and data capture devices, medical devices, navigation systems, industrial test and measurement devices and mobile devices.

Toshiba’s first ever 5.7" QVGA TFT LCD module with a replaceable LED backlight has a high resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and a brightness of 400 cd/m2. The LTA057A340F offers a wide operating temperature between -20 to +70 degrees C and a contrast ratio of 500:1 giving excellent viewing conditions in any application. The module outline dimensions are 144 (W) x 104.6 (H) x 7.8 (D) mm.

This new display is fully RoHS compliant and Toshiba is guaranteeing to support this module for at least three years in order to satisfy customer’s long term product planning requirements.

About Trident
Trident is one of Europe’s leading technical franchised distributors of displays, interface kits, single board computers, panel PCs, printers and card readers as well as providing an extensive range of value added services.

The company is part of the Abacus Group and has offices in the UK and across Europe with presence in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Italy.

Due to their years of expertise and vast product portfolio Trident operate in most markets including industrial, retail, public information, marine, hospitality, transport, multi-media kiosks, EPOS, broadcast, security, defence and medical hardware.

Differentiated by its unrivalled technical expertise across a very broad portfolio, customers are able to consult Trident specialists on the most appropriate solution to meet their particular needs.

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About Abacus Group plc
Abacus Group plc is one of the leading distributors of electronic components in Europe, with directly owned companies having locations in every major European electronics market.

Abacus Group companies are marketed in four groups:
Abacus Electronic Component Distribution (ECD) has a portfolio of 180 franchises within 12 trading operations providing technical distribution services through locally based sales offices.

The Specialist Distribution group covers businesses offering displays and communications expertise, and includes Trident, Axess and TDC.

Abacus Own Brand encompasses Dubilier and Eledis and Components offering competitively priced, quality passives, electro-mechanical components and batteries.

Alpha 3 Manufacturing provides electromechanical sub contract manufacture, under three trading operations: DEM Manufacturing, CTL Manufacturing and CCS Electronics.

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Trident, Perrywood Business Park, Honeycrock Lane, Salfords, Surrey, RH1 5JQ.
Tel: +44 (0) 1737 780790, Fax: +44 (0) 1737 771908.
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Press Contact: Peter van der Sluijs / Elaine Hodson, Neesham Public Relations
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