Trident Introduces 5.7-inch VGA TFT display from Hitachi

From: Trident
Published: Mon Aug 06 2007

Trident, one of Europe's leading technical franchised distributors of displays, today announces the introduction of the 5.7-inch VGA TFT display from Hitachi. Offering a high quality viewing experience, the TX14D14 is suitable for a range of applications such as hand held devices, display solutions using Windows CE or other applications where VGA resolution is critical.

The compact Hitachi TX14D14VM1BAA provides customers with a 640 x 480 VGA resolution display to view clear, bright, colourful images in all lighting conditions. The display features a brightness of 350cd/m squared, a contrast ratio of 350:1 and 262,000 colours.

The introduction of the TX14D14 ensures that the market has a compact 5.7-inch VGA TFT display module that offers the exacting level of optical performance which users increasingly demand. This product is outline compatible with the Hitachi TX14D12 QVGA TFT and SP14Q011-A QVGA Monochrome display, this offers a clear upgrade path without having to change expensive tooling.

The TX14D14 measures (W)131.0mm x (H)102.2mm x (D)10.9mm and features a transmissive TFT LCD display, image rotation functionality and a white CFL backlight that has an estimated 50,000 hour lifetime. The 5.7-inch display is available now from Trident, with a touch panel as an optional feature.

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

For pricing and availability call the sales hotline on: +44 (0) 845 603 2770 or email:

For technical information, or to discuss your application, please contact: Gareth Snape, Product Manager,

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 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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Reader enquiries: for further details please contact:
Trident, Perrywood Business Park, Honeycrock Lane, Salfords, Surrey, RH1 5JQ.
Tel: +44 (0) 1737 780790, Fax: +44 (0) 1737 771908.
Email:, or visit:

Press Contact: Peter van der Sluijs / Elaine Hodson
Neesham Public Relations
Tel: +44 (0) 1296 628180
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Photo caption: The 5.7-inch Hitachi VGA TFT display from Trident offers a high quality viewing experience for applications including hand-held and mobile devices.

Company: Trident
Contact Name: Elaine Hodson
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Contact Phone: 01296 628180

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