Reach modules will work with your product if:
How do your modules connect to my product?
The options are USB host port and asynchronous serial port. Both RS232 and 3.3V logic level physical interfaces are supported.
What panel sizes are available?
Display modules are available in 4.3″, 5.7″, 7″, 8.4″ and 12.1″ diagonal sizes, while the enclosed units are 5.7″, and 8.4″. The 4.3″ unit has a 16:9 aspect and can fit in a 2U chassis front panel.
What pixel formats are available?
Reach offers QVGA (320 x 240), WQVGA (480×272), VGA (640×480), WVGA (800×480), and SVGA (800×600) formats. Compare by Technical Specifications
What configurations are available?
We offer LCD controller boards, display modules, and enclosed units. Development kits get you up and running quickly.
These boards are at the heart of Reach Technology enclosed units, modules, and development kits. MORE
Display modules combine the controller, LCD, and backlight driver in an easy-to-mount assembly to simplify ordering and integration. MORE
Enclosed units are waterproof and dust-proof, and make mounting easy. They can replace existing panel switches and LCD character displays to improve user interface functionality and flexibility. MORE
What processor(s) do you use?
Reach modules use off-the-shelf microcontrollers, both 16/32 bit CISC and 266 MHz ARM. The well-defined serial API makes the controller’s processor is transparent to the user. As technology advances, Reach can adopt new processors with little impact to the user.
What operating systems are compatible with Reach products?
Reach display modules can be used with any operating system.
What are the power requirements?
Do you have a drag-and-drop GUI builder tool?
No, instead we recommend using a standard bit-mapped image development and manipulation tool such as Adobe® Illustrator®, Adobe Photoshop®, or a free program called GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) to create images for your interface. Then use our Screen Layout Utilities program (a plug-in for GIMP) for image placement. See how to do this in our video tutorials.
Looking for a drag-and-drop design environment? Compare our Simple vs. Advanced Products. Advanced Products offer a drag-and-drop environment.
What fonts can I use?
Any True Type or Open Type font is supported. Fonts are rendered and stored in the on-board flash memory. If you specify the font, size in points, and attributes (bold, italic, etc), Reach will provide the corresponding rendered font file. Visit Font Library.
Are Reach products RoHS 2-compliant?
Yes. Reach serial LCD displays are compliant with the Restriction of Hazardous Substance Directive (RoHS 2). This is often referred to as the “lead-free” directive, but RoHS 2 also restricts the use of other hazardous substances in electronic equipment.