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The VK204-25 is a 20x4 intelligent VFD display (Vacuum Fluorescent Display). Engineered to quickly and easily add a powerful HMI to any application. VFD Displays offer exception performance in extreme temperatures, keeping their quick response times, high (170 degree) viewing angle and long life.

Multiple communication protocols such as Serial RS232, TTL, I2C, and USB communication modes allow the VK204-25 VFD to be connected to a wide variety of host controllers.

Our Intelligent Character VFD displays provides you with a cost-effective industrial HMI user interface solution for that great product/project you are developing. These VFD displays features optional on-board large and medium digits, bar graphs all with the convenience of a 25 key matrix keypad will allow fast development for any application.

  • 20x4 Intelligent VFD
  • Available Interfaces: Serial RS232, TTL, I2C, and USB
  • Two available voltage options: 5V, and Industrial 9-35V (24V)
  • 25 key matrix keypad
  • 6 General Purpose Outputs
  • Software controlled contrast and brightness with configurable time-out setting up to 90 minutes
  • Built in Horizontal or Vertical bar graphs
  • Extended temperature available for extreme environments of -40C to 85C
  • High contrast display and wide viewing angles
  • Optional VFD Filters for high contract available
  • Fast and easy development
  • Designed, supported and Made in CANADA
  • Long life cycle
  • Customer headers available, please contact us
  • Semi-custom designs available
  • Long life production
  • Backed my Matrix Orbital's decades of research and development
Family/SeriesIntelligent Display
Module Width (mm)98
Module Height (mm)60
Display TypeCharacter VFD
Viewing Area Width (mm)96
Viewing Area Height (mm)35
Active Area Width (mm)70.8
Active Area Height (mm)20.9
Resolution Width (Pixels)100
Resolution Height (Pixels)28
Pixel Pitch Width (mm)0.5
Pixel Pitch Height (mm)0.7
Pixel Width (mm)0.4
Pixel Height (mm)0.5
Character Columns20
Character Rows4
Character Pitch Width (mm)3.6
Character Pitch Height (mm)5.4
Character Width (mm)2.4
Character Height (mm)4.7
Viewing Angle170
Haptic FeedbackNone
Audio FeedbackNone
Advanced GPO'sNone
DOWOptional, 1
Integrated LED'sNone
InterfaceRS232, TTL, I2C, RS422, USB
Command ProtocolMatrix Orbital
Minimum Voltage (Vdc)5
Typical Voltage (Vdc)5, 9-15, 9-35
Maximum Voltage (Vdc)35
Min. Operating Temp. (°C)-20, -40
Max. Operating Temp. (°C)70, 85
Min. Storage Temp. (°C)-40, -50
Max. Storage Temp. (°C)85

Available Options

  • PCB Rev: 3
  • Model: VK204-25
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $125.00USD
  • 25 or more $122.46USD
  • 50 or more $119.34USD
  • 100 or more $114.66USD
  • 200 or more $112.91USD
  • 500+ : Contact us

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