Positive and Negative Mode LCD Display


LCD displays are categorized into two modes: positive mode (darker characters on a lighter colored background) and negative mode (lighter colored characters on a darker background).

 

Orient Display LCD Knowledge: LCD Mode - Postive Mode, darker characters on a whiter background

Positive Mode

Orient Display LCD Knowledge: LCD Mode - Negative Mode, whiter characters on a darker background

Negative Mode

The examples of POSITIVE LCD displays:

  • Positive TN (Twisted Nematic) LCD

Orient Display Positive TN LCD Glass Panel OD-358T

Positive TN LCD

  • Yellow Green STN (Super-Twisted Nematic) LCD

Yellow Green STN LCD

Yellow Green STN LCD

  • Gray STN (Super-Twisted Nematic) LCD

Gray STN LCD, JAZZ-A-G6WFDW

Gray STN LCD

  • Positive FSTN (Film Compensated Super-Twisted Nematic) LCD

Orient Display JAZZ Graphic LCD, Positive FSTN

Positive FSTN LCD

The examples of NEGATIVE LCD displays:

  • Negative TN (Twisted Nematic) LCD

Negative TN LCD

Negative TN LCD

  • Blue STN (Blue Super-Twisted Nematic) LCD

JAZZ-A-B6WTDW

Blue STN LCD

  • Negative FSTN, FFSTN (DFSTN), ASTN, ESTN LCD

Negative FSTN LCD with Green Backlight