LCD Backlights


Pete Palomaki Tears Down Another Broken TV

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DD contributor Pete Palomaki posted a video showing a teardown of a broken TCL 5 Series TV and found that the FALD LED backlight had YAG phosphor LEDs. The set is …

Tags:LCD Backlights| LED| Phosphors| Quantum Dots| Teardowns| Testing| TVs (TV Sets)

Colour Shifts, BEFs and Quantum Dots

by Bob Raikes

Display Daily contributor Pete Palomaki recently had fun tearing down a Vizio Quantum Dot-enhanced TV and published a YouTube video to show how the backlight worked and the effect of the Quantum Dots. He …

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Pete Palomaki Tears Down a QD TV

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Display Daily’s Pete Palomaki has published a YouTube video in which he tears down a Vizio FALD QD-enabled TV to show how the backlight works and the effect of the QD …

Tags:Direct Backlights| LCD Backlights| Quantum Dots| TVs (TV Sets)

QDEF to Boom or ‘Steady as She Goes’?

by Bob Raikes

Last week DSCC released some interesting data and a forecast for the market of QDEF films for use in LCDs. It got me thinking. QDEF (Quantum Dot Enhancement Film) has been the main way …

Tags:LCD Backlights| LCD Panels| Perovskite| Phosphors| Quantum Dots| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Macroblock Talks Up Virtual Production and MiniLED

by Bob Raikes

Macroblock is always an interesting company to engage with as the firm has a dominant position in the supply of driver chips for LED direct view displays around the world. It also supplies drivers …

Tags:Display Drivers| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| LCD Backlights| LED Drivers| MiniLED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Virtual Sets

System Plugs Looks (Very) Closely at Apple miniLED BLU

by Bob Raikes

What They Say System Plus (SP) in France, part of the Yole Développement group, released information about the miniLED backlight in the 12.9″ iPad Pro after a teardown with support from Yole analysts. The …

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Mini LED coming to 11-inch iPad Pro in 2022, Kuo says

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a regular on this service, has reported that Apple is planning to expand its miniLED backlights to an 11″ version of its iPad Pro in 2022. It is …

Tags:Apple| LCD Backlights| MiniLED| Notebooks

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iFixit Has a First Look at the iPad Pro XDR Display

by Bob Raikes

What They Say iFixit released a short (4 minutes) video showing the start of a tear down of the iPad Pro, highlighting the XDR display and backlight. The display is around 0.5mm thicker than …

Tags:Apple| LCD Backlights| MiniLED| tablets| Teardowns

FSI Introduces Upgraded AM211 and BM211

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Flanders Scientific has updated its AM210 and BM210 monitors to the AM211 and BM211, which are direct replacements at the same price, but with 96% of P3 coverage compared to Rec. …

Tags:Broadcast Monitors| Colour Critical Monitors| Colour Management & Processing| LCD Backlights

Apple iPad Pro – Can Drive MiniLED Growth  

by Sweta Dash

Apple’s iPad Pro can drive miniLED display growth in 2021 and beyond. It could start a new wave of demand for miniLED-based IT products (tablets, notebooks and monitors). MiniLED TVs introduced by Samsung, LGE, …

Tags:LCD Backlights| MiniLED