Light-Guide Plates For LED TVs In Short Supply
Based on a DIGITIMES report, a shortage in supply of light-guide plates may cause a price spike of LCD TVs fitted with Edge-lit LEDs.
DIGITIMES - Light guide plates, a key component of LED backlight unit (BLU) for LCD TV, are reportedly in short supply, and the shortage is expected to remain for a while amid the surging demand for LED-backlit LCD TVs, according to industry sources. First-tier LCD TV vendors such as Sony and LCD TV makers reportedly have sent personnel to visit light guide plate suppliers so as to secure supply, the sources noted.
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