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VCC has expanded its...

CARLSBAD, CA, August 1, 2018 Visual Communications Company (VCC), a leading manufacturer of electronic components, today announced the company has expanded its regional presence with a new Carlsbad headquarters. This expansion is due to the...

VentoFlex – Fl...

Bend the Rules of Lighting Design with VentoFlex Tiles For architects and lighting designers with the highest standards, VCC VentoFlex modular lighting system opens up countless ways to make an impact.  Featuring a flexible PC board, VentoFlex...

Vertical Markets ...

An Overview of the Most Common Design-ins using our broad range of illuminated components VCC is a recognized global leader for illuminated electronic components including the aerospace, food service, people movers, transportation, medical, telecom and...

When seconds count: ...

Is your medical monitoring device design optimized to save more lives? While human-machine interfaces and control panels on all types of equipment should be designed to keep users and operators safe, when it comes to medical monitoring devices,...

Elektra Finalist ...

CTH Series a Finalist in ‘LED Lighting Product of the Year’ Category Visual Communications Company has made the shortlist for the prestigious 2017 Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards. Now in its 15th year, the Elektra Awards recognize innovation...

New Brochure –...

Downloadable Brochure VCC has a wide range of brochures that can help with all your design projects. Download and browse our latest LED Panel Mount Indicator brochure. VCC provide custom and standard solutions with superior design engineering...

How Small Design Twe...

Indicators Can Show You the Way to Efficiency When it comes to food processing equipment design, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to balance several priorities while remaining innovative and competitive: Designing equipment for ideal use, cleaning and...

How to Design Indust...

Get more from what meets the eye Interfaces in industrial equipment have come a long way from the simple on/off switch. But there is still much more to be explored in order to provide a safer, more productive user experience. Why should more thought go...

How to Select the Ri...

Acrylic and Polycarbonate - The Preferred Material Choices for LED Light Pipe Applications Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) have clearly emerged as the premier technology choice for indication and lighting solutions. While the technology has evolved, so have...

Exceptional Light Pi...

Largest Selection of Flexible and Rigid Optical Light Pipes Used to transmit the light from surface-mount or through-hole LEDs to the display panel, VCC’s broad offering of light pipes include rigid or flexible solutions in modular, low-profile or...

Broadest Range of LE...

LED Panel Mount Indicators With the largest offering of LED, incandescent and neon panel mount indicators in the market, VCC enables designers and engineers to quickly design-in the exact solution to meet their requirements. Choose from panel-mount, rear...

Custom Shaped Light ...

Custom Light-Pipes Deliver LED Illumination Where Needed for Panel Indicators and Displays LEDs have become the light source of choice for many indicator applications in control panels, automotive in-dash electronics systems, consumer electronics devices,...

Where to Use Light P...

Lightpipes in Retrofit Applications Today’s economic environment has driven a need for retrofitting equipment, signage and other electronic devices to meet new production requirements instead of replacement. The goal of redesigning is to keep the cost at a...

CE Marking for Elect...

Case Study CE Marked Panel Mount Indicators for Electrical and Electronics Toys   Application Characteristics CE Marking for Electrical and Electronic Toys with Operating Lights per the European Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. Background All toys...

The Right LEDs and t...

Application Specific LEDs Integrating LED components is most successful when the technology for the application is based on the specific device performance, quality, reliability and cost requirements. This includes taking the time to evaluate and design...

Incandescent Lamp Ap...

Introduction Whenever miniature Tungsten filament lamps are used in a system, their function is always important and often vital. However, there is usually far less thought given to the correct selection of lamps than to most other system components. As a...

Neon Application Inf...

Lamp Construction The basic construction of neon lamps is shown in figure 1. The bulb is made of glass sealed in two areas, the pip and the pinch. In the pinch area, the leads protrude through one end of a glass tube and the glass is heated and pinched...

Arrow Design Win Pro...

VCC Newest Addition to Arrow Design Win Program   SAN DIEGO, CA - VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has joined the Arrow Design Win Program to better support customers worldwide by providing custom and standard...

Selecting the Perfec...

What are Light Guides and What Do They Do For Me? A Light Guide is a device that allows light to travel from a source as large as the sun or as small as an LED, to a point at some predetermined distance. In a successful light guide application, this is...

Think Leaner

Lean Product Development A primary objective of a manufacturer is building high-quality products that solve industry and/or specific customer design challenges. No matter the size of the company, this must be done at a profit or the business will ultimately fail. To...

CTH Flyer

Capacitive Touch Sensor Display Simplifies Device Design The LED-based CTH Series capacitive touch sensor display combines graphic interactive control with color identification to make the interface more user-friendly. Utilizing sensitive capacitive touch...

New Flyer – DS...

Ultra Thin Display - 7 segment SMD numeric LED display With the industry’s thinnest 7-segment displays, VCC’s new ultra thin SMD displays are 45% thinner than standard SMD displays. From small, lightweight, portable devices to medical instruments to...

New CTH Series ̵...

Cost-effective CTH Series LED-based touch sensor display features an intuitive interface for users that eases customer interactions. SAN DIEGO, CA — VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has developed a capacitive touch...

Brighter is not Alwa...

Brighter is not Always Better The marketplace is rich in wide varieties of LEDs. While some serve as indicators, others are designed to provide illumination, which rely on LED arrays that produce an intense, even radiance for products such as spotlights,...

VCC is committed to ...

VCC is committed to growing its European footprint and increasing its value-added services and resources to help customers meet a wide range of illumination and indication requirements... VCC Enhances its Design and Customer Support Services in Europe...

Learn more about the...

VCC is the leader in panel mount indicators, offers numerous design features unsurpassed by the competition   The CNX series cable assemblies make quick and easy plug-in connections between panel mounted 3mm, 5mm and 10mm LEDs with lenses and a power...

L65 Series Video

New L65 Series – LED Panel Mount Indicator Check out VCC's latest new product introduction a 5mm LED front panel mount indicator designed for a variety of industrial, transportation and aircraft applications that experience frequent...

Check out FLXR ̵...

Check out the latest video from VCC's YouTube Channel. VCC FLXR Series Ruggedized Flexible Light Pipes have a robust anodized aluminum body that delivers NEMA 4 protection from the elements. Their optical core ends are polished to ten microns for optimal...

New 1092 series vide...

Quick video introducing the new 1092 Series LED indicators 1092 Series LED indicators are ideal for new designs and retrofit applications due to their long lifespan, low energy consumption, fast on/off and low heat generation High-Brightness LED Panel...

New ultra thin SMD d...

Want to learn more about new ultra thin SMD displays With the industry's thinnest 7-segment displays, VCC's new ultra thin SMD displays are 45% thinner than standard SMD displays. From small, lightweight, portable devices to medical instruments to...

Custom Light Pipes D...

LEDs have become the light source of choice for many indicator applications in control panels, automotive in-dash electronics systems, consumer electronics devices, and medical and industrial equipment. In many cases, they are...

New Diffused Light P...

Low-profile LFB and LFC Series litepipes™ feature a frosted surface for a softer glow with 120-degree viewing angle SAN DIEGO, CA — VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has designed a family of...

VCC’s New FlexVolt...

The 14mm CNX 714FV Series all-in-one indicator features moisture seal for outdoor applications POWAY, CA — VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has developed a series of indicators that combine...

VCC Develops Industr...

DSM Series surface mount, single-digit display provides cost savings and innovative design opportunities due to its minimum thickness of 0.083” (2.10mm). SAN DIEGO, CA (November 12, 2015) — VCC, the global leader in indication and...

VCC reduces Lead Tim...

VCC cuts lead times in half for its most popular indicator series; inventory now available from stock to 8 weeks VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has recently enhanced its procurement and...

VCC Offers Watertigh...

The L60 Series panel mount indicators provide drip-proof protection in a small package POWAY, CA — VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has designed an LED panel mount indicator with a robust...