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A segment display is an electronic display that uses some specific number of LEDs to display different characters. Its study helps understanding its advanced uses like LED TVs, etc. Following is a list of some of the segment displays categorised on the basis of the number of LEDs used:
- Three-segment display (3)
- Seven-segment display (7)
- Eight-segment display (8)
- Nine-segment display (9)
- Ten-segment display (10)
- Eleven-segment display (11)
- Twelve-segment display (12)
- Fourteen-segment display (14)
- Sixteen-segment display (16)
The most popular in them is a seven-segment display, which uses seven LEDs to display characters.
Uses[edit | edit source]
Segment displays are used in various appliances, like in digital clocks, etc.