what is the difference between a backlight and a sidelight?

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Jon_034
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what is the difference between a backlight and a sidelight?

Post by Jon_034 » Fri May 11, 2018 6:59 pm

What are the differences between a backlight and a side light?

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Re: what is the difference between a backlight and a sidelight?

Post by LCD_Designs » Tue May 15, 2018 5:24 pm

A backlight is behind the LCD glass and behind a polarizer. It provides a more even light, but makes the LCD module thicker.
A sige lit has the LEDs parallel with the LCD fluid. On larger displays, there can be hot and cold spots.

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