AN AUTOMOTIVE INSTRUMENT PANEL EMPLOYING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS

An instrument panel cluster consisting of five twisted nematic liquid crystal displays has been installed and tested in a 1975 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The displays are: warning indicators, speedometer, clock/odometer, fuel gauge, and transmission indicator (PRNDL). Four modes transmissive, reflective, and color transreflective. The remaining displays all operate in the reflective mode. A heater system allows operation over a -40 deg C to +80 deg C temperature range. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • SMITH, G W
    • Kaplit, M
    • Hayden, D B
  • Publication Date: 1977-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00165014
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770274
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1977 12:00AM