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Mitsubishi Electric to Expand Lineup of Color TFT-LCD Modules with Projected Capacitive Touch Panels for Industrial Applications

TOKYO, January 23, 2013 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the launch of 8.4-inch SVGA, 9.0-inch WXGA and 10.6-inch WXGA color TFT-LCD modules with projected capacitive touch panels that enable intuitive operation even with gloved hands. Sales will begin on February 8 at Mitsubishi Electric offices worldwide ( Initial production has been set at 2,000 units per month for each model.

Mitsubishi Electric' s existing models, launched on July 19, 2012, are 6.5-inch VGA, 10.4- and 12.1-inch XGA modules offering excellent visual clarity combined with durable 2.8mm cover glass. The three newly announced modules include one 4:3 aspect model and two with wide aspects, thereby offering additional options for industrial applications of high-quality touch-panel screens.

Mitsubishi Electric color TFT-LCD modules equipped with industrial-use touch panels
AA084SD11-PCAP / AA090TA01-PCAP / AA106TA01-PCAP
Highly reliable and widely applicable touch-panel solutions
- Wide range of solutions, including TFT-LCD, PCAP touch panel, touch controller and driver software, making these three modules ideal choices for diverse industrial applications.
- TFT-LCD, PCAP touch panel, cover glass and touch controller are factory-installed, ensuring excellent reliability.
- Many options, such as optical bonding*1 for clear images in bright environments, tempered cover glass and anti-reflection/anti-smudge surface treatments, for adaptation to diverse operational environments.
*1 Solution for resin-bonding the TFT-LCD module, touch-panel sensor and protection glass
Excellent visual clarity combined with tactile operation via 2.8mm cover glass
- Proprietary detective processing technologies enable smooth, accurate response to finger movements on the screen, even when wearing gloves.
- Ultra-thin, highly conductive sensor lines incorporating proprietary TFT array technologies achieve excellent visual clarity.
Expanded lineup for broader range of industrial applications
- Two of the three new touch-panel modules offer wide-aspect ratios for more varied industrial applications.

Lineup of color TFT-LCD modules with projected capacitive touch panel (new models in bold)

Display Size Resolution Model
4:3 6.5-inch VGA AA65VE11-PCAP
8.4-inch SVGA AA084SD11-PCAP
10.4-inch XGA AA104XF12-PCAP
12.1-inch XGA AA121XN11-PCAP
Wide 9.0-inch WXGA AA090TA01-PCAP
10.6-inch WXGA AA106TA01-PCAP


Model AA084SD11-PCAP AA090TA01-PCAP AA106TA01-PCAP
Display size/resolution 21.3cm (8.4inch) SVGA 23cm (9.0inch) WXGA 26.9cm (10.6inch) WXGA
Display area (mm) 170.4 (H) x 127.8 (V) 195.8 (H) x 117.5 (V) 231.4 (H) x 138.8 (V)
Number of dots 800 (H) x 600 (V) 1280 (H) x 768 (V) 1280 (H) x 768 (V)
Pixel pitch (mm) 0.213 (H) x 0.213 (V) 0.153 (H) x 0.153 (V) 0.18075 (H) x 0.18075 (V)
Contrast ratio 600:1 1,000:1 1,000:1
Luminance (cd/㎡) 1,100 720 900
Viewing angle
-80 +80 (H)
-60 +80 (V)
-85 +85 (H)
-85 +85 (V)
-85 +85 (H)
-85 +85 (V)
Colors 262k (6 bit/color),
16.7M (8 bit/color)
262k (6 bit/color),
16.7M (8 bit/color)
262k (6 bit/color),
16.7M (8 bit/color)
Electrical interface LVDS 6/8bit LVDS 6/8bit LVDS 6/8bit
W 209.5 (LCD: 199.5) 229.0 (LCD: 219.0) 260.0 (LCD: 250.0)
H 159.0 (LCD: 149.0) 146.2 (LCD: 136.2) 167.0 (LCD: 157.0)
D 13.4 (LCD: 9.7) *2 13.4 (LCD: 9.5) *2 13.0 (LCD: 8.9) *2
Operational temperatures (℃) -20 +70 -20 +70 -20 +70
Storage temperatures (℃) -30 +80 -30 +80 -30 +80
Glass thickness (mm) Up to 2.8mm *3
Black mask printing Available
Strengthening treatment Available
Low-reflection treatment Available
Anti-smudge treatment Available
Optical bonding Available
Controller interface UART, USB
OS Windows7 and Linux
*2: Depends on cover glass thickness. (1.1 mm thickness in this case)
*3: If thicker glass is necessary, please contact Mitsubishi Electric sales representatives.

About Projected Capacitive Touch (PCAP)
Capacitive touch is a touchscreen technology that uses two perpendicular layers of conductive material to form a grid. When a current is applied, it forms a uniform electrostatic field. The touch of a finger or other conductive object will distort the field, allowing the system to accurately track movement across the screen at multiple points. This technology is used commonly for smartphones and tablets.

Environmental awareness
The color TFT-LCD modules are fully compliant with the European Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS), and are completely mercury-free.