Better Customer Experiences

Backlighting can be an important design consideration to provide a more intuitive user experience for your end users.

Xymox offers two different options, Distributed LED Backlighting and Single Point LED Backlighting.

 

Old vs New way of Backlighting

 
 
old way: Messy with hundreds of fiber optic threads

old way: Messy with hundreds of fiber optic threads

new way: Clean and simple solution

new way: Clean and simple solution

 

Distributed LED Backlighting

Xymox-Distributed Backlighting

As membrane switch users began to search for a better user experience, backlighting was seen as an area that could be enhanced. Newer constructions are using side fire LEDs to light entire keycap text and various icons on a panel to make the lighting more intuitive.

 

Single Point LED Backlighting

Xymox-Single Point Backlighting

Xymox membrane switches can be built with surface mount LEDs embedded into the switch package to provide a cost effective way for backlighting. This construction would use top fire, single point LEDs which would typically light a small window next to a key or in the corner of a key.

 

Embossed LED Window

Flat Overlay