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VCC Acquires Display...

VCC announced today that it has completed the acquisition of DDP SAN DIEGO, California - July 17, 2017 -- Visual Communications Company, LLC (VCC), a world leader in the design and manufacture of LED illuminated electronic components, announced today that it has...

Rugged Indicator for...

Case Study Rugged Indicator for Power Factor Correction Capacitor Application Characteristics Energy consumption is a necessary evil and often large expense for commercial and industrial facilities. To help reduce surcharges and penalties for excessive energy usage,...

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 into the design...

Press Fit, Low Profi...

New Diffused Light Pipe Family from VCC Provides A Soft Appearance in Dark Environments SAN DIEGO, CA — VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has designed a family of rigid light pipes with a diffused, frosted surface texture for...

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 the materials...

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 one-piece versions....

Custom Designed LED ...

Case Study Custom LED Indicator for Portable MIG Welder Application Characteristics MIG welding (GMAW – Gas Metal Arc Welding) is the most common process used in home shops, small businesses, manufacturing and metal fabrication applications. The portable, all-in-one...

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 panel-mount,...

VCC Expands European...

VCC Expands European Distributor Network   SAN DIEGO, CA  — VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has expanded its distribution network to better support European customers. The addition of Farnell element14 to the European...

Aircraft Diesel Gene...

Case Study Panel Mount Indicator for Aircraft Diesel Generator   Application Characteristics The aircraft ground power unit has an optimized 1,846 RPM brushless revolving field generator, which efficiently produces 90 kVA (72 kW) 400 Hz AC power to start and...

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, and medical...

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 level that...

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 distributed and...

New PML50 Series ...

IP67-rated PML50 Series panel mount indicator can be used with voltages ranging from 5V to 28V DC circuits, reducing inventory cost and opens up unlimited design opportunities SAN DIEGO, CA —VCC  the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions,...

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