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Sample Price: Please contact Noritake Sales Office
Please call us for the availability +1-847-439-9020 (USA)
Item Number: CU24043-Y1A

Prototype quantities up to 3 pcs are eligible for sample 14 pin header shipped unsoldered.
Option for free color filter sample P/N: F3-FS-07 available during the checkout. See below in "Accessories" section for details ▼
Online purchase only.


  • Character display
  • More characters in compact size
  • 24 x 4 in 20 x 2 LCD footprint
  • Up to 200% of Brightness boost
  • Change brightness per character and by screen
  • Selectable character sizes
  • Blink per character and by screen
  • Underline
  • Refined 5x8 character for readability
  • Fits in 1U

VFD technology

  • Easy to read vibrant emissive display
  • Blue-green illumination
  • Responsive display
  • High contrast
  • Wide operating temperature range (-40 up to +85°C)
  • Wide viewing angle


  • DC 5V input

Outer dimension

  • 116.0 x 37.0 mm

Font tables

  • Extended ASCII
  • International


  • CMOS i80 type 8 bit parallel
  • CMOS synchronous / asynchronous serial

Design Resources

Noritake Official Product Page

Development support tools, the full specification datasheet, and quality spec are available for this product here.

NOTE: Some downloads (full specification, quality spec, etc.) require an account on .

Supporting tools

CUE-Y Software


  • Execute command with click of a button
  • Record all actions into a routine and play it back
  • Export to various programming formats
    - Intel Hex file, Assembler source, and C code

Code library

CU-Y code library

  • Noritake_VFD_CUY
    The Noritake_VFD_CUY code library contains core functions of the CU-Y VFD modules, initialization, configuration file, and interface options (parallel and serial) to communicate with the host.

Demo files

  • Noritake_VFD_CUY_MenuDemo
    The Noritake_VFD_CUY_MenuDemo demonstrates how to make a menu for the CU-Y VFD modules.

    This project creates a menu screen showing 5 categories: PRESSURE, RPM, MAX FLOW, TOTAL TIME, and CURRENT. The currently selected category will be brighter and underlined.

    This code works with 24x6, 24x4, and 22x4 character format.


PC-RS232 Connection Kit for GU-7003(B) and CU-Y1A

Item Number: SCK-CA09PW06-N1

Includes PC (D-sub 9 Connector, RS-232 voltage level) to VFD module (Molex 6 pin connector, CMOS signal level) cable with 5V DC adapter. For GU-7003(B) and CU-Y1A.

Recommended to be used with CUE-Y Software (free download)

Cable type: RS-232 to CMOS
Cable length: 64 cm (25.2 in)
Connector A: DB-9 female
Connector B: Molex 22-01-2065
Mate Connector B: Molex 22-23-2061
Power supply input: 100-240V~
0.5 A max. 50-60Hz
Power supply output: 5V, 3A


PC-RS232 Connection Kit for GU-7000(B) and CU-Y100

Option for free color filter sample available during the checkout.

Item Number: F3-FS-07

Includes five (5) 95 mm x 34 mm standard color filters: Blue, Smoke Gray, Green, Aqua, and Rose.

Color # Color Color Code Transmission Transmitted color
1 Blue BL N6401 21% Blue
5 Smoke Gray SG N217 31% Blue Green
12 Green GR N6515 29% Green
16 Aqua AQ N8912 16% Aqua
17 Rose RO N660 28% White
Thickness of Filter Material = 1.0 mm
Transmission Values are based on information we believe to be reliable.
It is offered in good faith, but without guarantee.
Transmitted colors are based on common color and for identification purposes only.
Please consult with your local Sales Engineer for additional colors, sizes, and both sided tapes.
Free color filter sample

Need connectors, cables, and/or color filter with your VFD module?

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