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Small size LCD module design

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014293D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Yoshifumi Natsuyama

Abstract

Disclosed is an LCD (liquid crystal display) module design that becomes smaller and more reliable to fix the LCD cell and the backlight directly by a bezel with a rubber when a lamp of the backlight and the LCD driver of X-side are the same location. Figure shows the example of cross section of this new LCD module design. Main features are as follows, 1. To be the same length the LCD cell and the backlight which eliminates the rib of cell stopper from the backlight frame on the opposite side of the lamp and X-driver. 2. Regarding the metal bezel on the opposite side of the lamp and X-driver, to bend like a "s" character and to add a rubber to the touch area of the LCD cell and the backlight. 3. To add a bezel stopper on the backlight to fix the new metal bezel. Therefore, an LCD module using this new design is possible to be smaller size and more reliable for the mechanical strength. Figure