passive-matrix display

Definitions

Electronics

  • A liquid crystal display in which the pixels of the screen are powered by a grid of wires. This contrasts with an active matrix display, in which each pixel of the screen is powered separately and continuously by a transistor, which provides for a brighter image with higher contrast. Also called passive display, passive matrix LCD, passive-matrix LCD display, or passive-matrix screen.
  • synonympassive-matrix LCD
  • synonympassive-matrix screen
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