Epson announces mass manufacturing of high-res electronic viewfinder LCD

Jan 23, 2013 at 18:53:09 GMT

Epson has mentioned it is very beginning full creation of its high-resolution SVGA LCD panel for utilize inside electronic viewfinder cameras. The 1024 x 768 pixel screen sits alongside the company’s existing 800 x 600 pixel show, because utilized inside the Olympus OM-D plus, you think, inside Fujifilm’s X100 plus X-Pro1. The newest panel, unveiled at Photokina, has the same 2.36m dot resolution because announced inside the Fujifilm X100S. It’ll be interesting to find how it compares to the Sony OLED show of the same resolution utilized inside different Sony models plus Fujifilm’s X-E1.

The newest panel shares the same outside dimensions because the 800 x 600 pixel (1.44m dot) adaptation thus, from a bodily shape attitude, can be slotted-in to the next-generation variation of any camera which utilizes the existing show.

Press Release:

Epson starts amount manufacturing of panel for electronic viewfinders

TOKYO, Japan, January 22, 2013

Seiko Epson Corporation. (“Epson,” TSE: 6724) now announced it has started amount manufacturing of its newest Ultimicron panel These high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT color panels bring to existence the electronic viewfinders utilized inside mid-to high- end digital interchangeable lens program cameras. The fresh panel is displayed at Epson’s booth at CP + 2013 inside Yokohama, Japan, from January 31 to February 3.

Measuring only 0.48 of a inch diagonally, the newest inside the Ultimicron series provides XGA (1024 x 768) resolution inside red, green plus blue for a total of 2.36 megapixels. The new panel is equal inside size to a 0.47-inch SVGA panel, yet has high resolution. Additionally, Epson has improved the surface luminance to 520 cd/m2, permitting photographers enough awareness in almost any environment, within the brightest sunshine to the darkness of night.

The Ultimicron series is placed to satisfy growing need amidst camera fanatics of all degrees plus abilities for good standard electronic viewfinders.

Advantages plus features

  • Compact
    Small 0.48-inch diagonal screen adds to compact, thin cameras
  • High resolution
    High pixel density with XGA resolution (1024 x RGB x 768, 2.36 megapixels)
  • No color breakup
    Use of the color filter ensures that it must be not affected by the color breakup which will happen with fast-moving topics plus panning shots whenever utilizing a field-sequential color program.
  • Bright
    Achieves brightness of 520 cd / m 2

New panel specifications

Name L3F04X-80300C
LCD type TN mode, natural alignment layer
Color show system Color filter (RGB stripe)
Effective pixels 1024 x RGB x 768 (XGA)
Panel size (diagonal) 0.48 inch (1.2 cm)
Pixel pitch 9.6 μm (3.2 x RGB) x 9.6 μm
Color space 92% of sRGB
Backlight Yes
Surface luminance 520 cd / m 2
Displayable colors Approx. 16.77 million colors

Electronic viewfinders plus Epson’s Ultimicron

Electronic viewfinders are employed primarily because the finders – the tiny windows utilized to see the topic of the picture -. In digital single-lens reflex cameras plus camcorders utilizing LCD screens Epson’s Ultimicron electronic viewfinders have the blessings of both excellent resolution plus of being very compact . This makes it convenient for producers to result in the camera compact, as well as for consumers to focus the camera whenever taking images.

Related information
To understand a lot more about Ultimicron, visit:

For sales enquiries, please find the territorial Epson electronic device sales workplace at:

Product exhibition
The fresh panel is about show at the Epson’s booth inside CP + 2013 to be held at Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan, from January 31 to February 3.


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