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Smart Switches Offer Programmable Human Interface

The SmartSwitch and SmartDisplay switches provide designers with a unique programmable human interface that simplifies how users interact with machines via a changeable graphical interface. The components are LCD-programmable pushbutton switches and integrate displays with RGB LED backlighting that execute commands via the SPI protocol. Both feature a programmable and changeable 64 x 32 pixel LCD module with 64 backlit colors that displays graphics, alphanumeric characters, or animated sequences including four lines of text with as many as ten characters per line. The switches include bitmap display functions with a backlight that is variable in eight steps from dark to bright and a FSTN positive black and white LCD mode with a LED backlight capable of generating 64 colors. Other features include epoxy-sealed straight PC terminals and a life span of one million actuations minimum. Viewing area of the switch is 15 mm x 10.8 mm (horizontal x vertical) and the display offers a viewing area of 13.9 mm x 10.6 mm. NKK SWITCHES, Scottsdale, AZ. (480) 991-0942.


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