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by Reach Technology, a Novanta Company

Looking for a more advanced user interface?

Reach offers two display module product lines. Compare by device type, development path and features below.

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Simple Advanced
Model SLCD G2
Interface (I/O options)
  • RS232
  • 3.3V CMOS UART
  • USB1
  • RS232
  • Ethernet
  • USB1
  • GPIO1
  • RS4221, RS4851
  • 3.3V CMOS UART1
  • CAN1
  • I2C1
  • RTC1
Device Type Smart Slave to Host Processor: Host processor sends commands to display. Display returns reply. Smart Slave to Host Processor: uses a data sharing model with ASCII Strings passed from display to host. A translate layer insulates core functions from GUI changes.
GUI Development Standard Commands, BMPs stored in Flash, manual placement or use of GIMP scripts for layout.
  • Drag-and-drop design with Qt Creator (QML/JavaScript, C++, C).
  • Embedded Web Server.
  • Custom application.
Display Sizes 4.3”, 5.7″, 7”, 8.4”, 12.1” 4.3”, 5.7”, 7”, 10.1”
Touch Type Resistive, some Projected Capacitive options. Both Resistive and Projected Capacitive options in most modules.
Processor 16/32 bit CISC or 266MHz ARM i.MX28 or i.MX 6Solo
Price $1692 (4.3” Model: SLCD43R) $1762 (4.3” Model: G2C1L-R)
Family Generation One Generation Two
In Production3 Since 2007 Since 2014
Website ReachTech.com LinuxTouchscreen.com

1 Some modules.
2 Annual production volume of 100 units.
3 Five to seven years avaiaibility as a minimum. More about Long Term Supply.

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