dual-scan display

A type of passive-matrix LCD display that provides faster refresh rates that conventional passive-matrix displays by dividing the screen into two sections that are refreshed simultaneously. Dual-scan displays are not as sharp or bright as active-matrix displays, but they consume less power.

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