JP2003043175A - Display device having operation knob - Google Patents

Display device having operation knob

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JP2003043175A
JP2003043175A JP2001227173A JP2001227173A JP2003043175A JP 2003043175 A JP2003043175 A JP 2003043175A JP 2001227173 A JP2001227173 A JP 2001227173A JP 2001227173 A JP2001227173 A JP 2001227173A JP 2003043175 A JP2003043175 A JP 2003043175A
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Ikuo Inai
Taku Oikawa
Hidetoshi Sumiya
育生 井内
卓 及川
英俊 角谷
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Alpine Electronics Inc
アルパイン株式会社
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(57) [Problem] To provide a display device capable of improving operability without being restricted by design restrictions. An opening 5a is formed in a transparent operation panel 5, and a transparent operation button 6a is supported by an elastic support member 11 in the opening 5a. A projection 14 and an elastic projection 15 are arranged on the elastic support member 11 so as to face each other. When the operation button 6a is pressed, the elastic projection 1
A click feeling occurs when the step 5 gets over the projection 14 while pressing it. The operation buttons 6a and the display panel provided on the rear side of the transparent electrode substrate 4 perform control to change the operation buttons 6a and the graphics around the operation buttons 6a in accordance with the operation mode. The operability can be improved by controlling the graphic display that can be visually confirmed.

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Description: BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a vehicle-mounted device and the like.
It relates to the display device to be mounted.
The display of the surroundings changes at any time according to the mode switching, etc.
The present invention relates to a display device to be converted. 2. Description of the Related Art In-vehicle electronic devices include a front panel case.
Display and various operation knobs
Is provided. FIG. 13 shows a conventional display device provided.
FIG. 5 is a front view showing the internal structure of an operation panel in an electronic device.
is there. This electronic device 50 is thinly mounted on the front of a case 51.
A circuit board 53 on which a display panel 52 of a type is mounted is provided.
Have been. Further operation on the operation panel on the circuit board 53
Switch element for detecting operation of operation knob provided
And a lamp 55 for illuminating the operation knob are mounted.
Have been. [0004] The above-mentioned conventional electronic equipment 5
0, the circuit board 53 is used to improve operability at night.
A lamp 55 is provided on the upper side, and operation is performed by the lamp 55.
The knob is illuminated to improve visibility. But operation
Operation instruction display such as symbols and numbers provided on the surface of the knob
Are pre-printed or engraved on individual operating knobs.
Therefore, the operation instruction display is changed to the operation mode, etc.
It cannot be changed at any time. Therefore, the mode
It is difficult to respond to the diversification of [0005] Further, this type of electronic device 50 is provided with a display panel.
Various displays can be performed by the
The display panel 52 includes a switch element 54 and a switch element.
Must be placed so that it does not overlap with the
It is important that the display area in which the display panel 52 is provided is
The knob is located far away. Therefore, the display area of the display panel 52
The area is limited, and the displayed contents are difficult to see. Ma
In addition, the display on the display panel 52 and the illumination of the operation knob
Can not be linked, operation mode switching, etc.
The appearance of the entire area in front of the operation panel
It is impossible to change. The present invention solves the above-mentioned conventional problems.
Yes, there are no control knobs
Can change the display content around it at any time,
In addition, the display is unified over a wide area in front of the operation panel
To provide a display device that can be changed
Aim. [0008] A display device according to the present invention comprises an operation device.
A transparent operation knob is mounted on the operation panel so that it can be operated from outside
And is moved by the operation knob behind the operation knob.
A transparent member having a detecting means to be made is provided.
A display panel is provided behind the transparent member.
Change the display content of the display panel
The color, operation instruction display, and pattern of the operation knob when viewed from above
A control unit for changing at least one of
It is characterized by that. Preferably, the operation panel has at least
Also, the area surrounding the operation knob is transparent, and the display panel
When the displayed content of the knob changes, the operation knob and its
At least one of the color of the surrounding area of the
One changes together, and more preferably,
A plurality of the operation knobs are provided on the operation panel,
The operation panel includes at least a plurality of the operation knobs.
The predetermined range of the area is transparent, and the plurality of operation knobs and
And at least the color of the area, the operation instruction display, and the pattern.
They change together. [0010] Further, the operation panel includes the operation knob.
And a display area remote from the control panel.
Indicates that the display area is transparent and the display area of the display panel is
When the volume changes, the color of the operation knob, operation instruction table
Display, at least one of the patterns is displayed in the display area.
It can also change with the content. For example, the operation panel includes the operation knob
And the display area are continuously transparent.
It is clear. However, there is a non-transparent area on a part of the operation panel.
It may be provided. The operation knob is a push button type, and the operation
The operation knob inserted into the opening of the panel is a transparent elastic support.
Supported by a holding member, and the detection means
It has a transparent electrode that contacts when the operation knob is pressed.
Or the operation knob is a rotary type,
The operation knob is rotatably supported by the operation panel.
The detecting means detects the rotation of the operation knob.
It is a bright electrode. Elastic support for supporting the push button type operation knob
The member has a clicking sensation when the operation knob is pressed.
An operation feeling generating means for generating any operation feeling is provided.
Preferably so that the rear side of the operating knob
Good despite the display panel extending up to
Operation feeling can be obtained. The operation knob is of a rotary type.
The displayed content of the area around the operation knob indicates that the operation knob has been turned.
It may change according to the amount of transfer. Further, a plurality of operation knobs are provided.
When the operation mode is switched,
Of operation knobs, operation instructions, and patterns required for
One is displayed differently from other operation knobs
It may be. Further, according to the present invention, the control unit includes a power supply
When the power is turned on, one point such as the power button
Control so that the graphic gradually appears around
You may. When the operation knob is operated,
Radially starting from the operation knob of
From one side of the panel (one side of the operated knob side)
The wavy graphic moves toward one side
The machine whose display panel was selected after passing the graphic
The display may be switched to the function display. Alternatively, the control unit sets an operation mode.
The operation knob that can be operated according to the
You may control so that it may rise. In this way, the group displayed on the display panel is displayed.
By controlling the traffic,
Can be easily recognized, and the visibility can be further improved.
Thus, the operability can be improved as a whole. FIG. 1 shows an example of a display device according to the present invention.
FIG. 2 shows an operation knob of a push button type.
FIG. 3 is a sectional view taken along the line II-II of FIG. 1, and FIG.
It is a perspective view showing a knob. A display device 1 shown in FIG. 1 is a vehicle-mounted electronic device.
It is provided in. The housing of the vehicle-mounted electronic device
Is the dashboard or instrument panel in the cabin
Buried inside. A nose is provided in front of the housing.
A table showing the whole or a part of the nose
The display device 1 is shown. In the display device 1, the nose portion is turned inside.
A circuit board 2 is provided, and a display panel 3
Are provided in an overlapping manner. Display panel 3 is flexible
Connected to the circuit board 2 using a wiring board. Said
The display panel 3 is, for example, an OELD (Organic Electro
Luminescent Display), capable of full color display
Things. For example, full color in this case is RGB
8 bits (256 gradations) are assigned to
A 24-bit color representing 7,216 colors is shown. What
Note that the display panel 3 is not limited to OELD,
Color liquid crystal display and FED (Field Emission D
self-luminous display using isplay)
No. A transparent electrode base is provided on the front surface of the display panel 3.
The plate (transparent member) 4 is laminated, and the transparent electrode substrate 4
A transparent operation panel 5 is stacked on the front surface. The transparent electrode substrate 4 is made of glass or wood.
The transparent electrode 4b is patterned on the surface of the transparent substrate 4a made of oil.
Is formed. The transparent electrode 4b is, for example,
It is formed of ITO (indium tin oxide) or the like.
The transparent electrode substrate 4 is rotated using a flexible wiring substrate.
It is connected to the road board 2. The operation panel 5 is made of acrylic resin or the like.
It is formed of a highly transparent resin. Operation panel 5
Is colorless and transparent. Or slightly black or brownish transparent
It may be light or slightly blueish transparent
No. Openings 5a and 5b pass through the operation panel 5.
A push button type operation knob formed in the openings 5a and 5b
6 and a rotary operation knob 7 are provided. As shown in FIG. 2, the push-button operation knob
6 has an operation button 6a formed of a transparent resin material,
A transparent space is provided between the operation button 6a and the opening 5a.
Elastic members 11, 11 made of a flexible resin material are provided.
Have been. The elastic support members 11 have substantially a cross section.
It is U-shaped and elastically deformable.
Recesses 12, 12 are formed at one end on the side of
2 and 12 are flanges formed in the opening 5a of the operation panel 5.
Fitting with the edge part. Further, the elastic support members 11, 11
Recesses 13 are formed at one end (upper end) inside
Thus, the recesses 13 and 13 are formed on the side surface of the operation button 6a.
Support projections 6b, 6b. This
The operation button 6a is provided in the opening 5a with a transparent
Pressing operation is performed while being spaced from the polar substrate 4.
Can be moved to a position in contact with the transparent electrode substrate 4
It has become. A substantially U-shaped elastic support member 11, 11
On the opposite side of the bent portion, the projections 14
Elastic projections 15 are formed on the sides so as to protrude from each other.
You. The projections 14 have a triangular cross section.
The elastic projections 15 have a triangular cross section at the tip and
It can be slightly elastically deformed in the moving direction of the operation button 6a.
I have. Further, the elastic support members 11 are bent into a substantially U-shape.
At the upper end of the shaved portion, below the recesses 12, 12,
Grooves 16, 16 are formed.
Therefore, the elastic support members 11, 11
4 becomes elastically deformable in the direction away from the operation button 6a.
I have. As shown in FIG. 2, the lower surface of the operation button 6a
Has a contact 1 made of a transparent conductive material such as ITO
7 are formed. The contact 17 is connected to the transparent substrate 4
a of the two electrodes 4b1 and 4b1 formed on the surface of
And the operation button 6a is pressed
When it is inserted, the contacts 17 are connected to the respective electrodes 4b1.
4b1 and the electrodes 4b1 and 4b1 become conductive.
You. In this embodiment, the electrodes 4b1 and 4b1 are
The contact 17 forms a detection means for detecting the operation of the operation button 6a.
ing. When the operation button 6a is pressed in the direction P,
S1 in the figure so that the elastic support members 11 are slightly widened.
It elastically deforms in the direction and the S2 direction. By this pressing operation
The contact 17 contacts both the electrodes 4b1 and 4b1
The conduction state, the conduction state is detected (not shown).
Processing detected by the output circuit and set on the operation button 6a
Is executed. At this time, the elastic support members 11, 11
Is elastically deformed so that the elastic projections 15, 15 move downward.
It moves and comes into contact with the protrusions 14, 14. And further
The elastic projections 15, 15 are pushed up and elastically deformed,
The elastic projections 15, 15 ride over the projections 14, 14.
This creates a click feel. As a result, the operator
Operation feeling can be given. Thus, the operation knob 6
Elastic support member 11 disposed between the
11 and the elastic projections 15, 15
Operation to obtain an operation feeling when operating the operation knob 6.
The touch feeling generating means is configured. Elastic support member 1
Since grooves 16 and 16 are formed in 1 and 11,
When the button 6a is depressed, the grooves 16, 16 expand in a V-shape.
The elastic support members 11, 11
Are easily elastically deformed. Releases the pressing force on the operation button 6a.
And the elastic return force of the elastic support members 11
Then, the elastic projections 15, 15 are in front of the projections 14, 14.
By overcoming the opposite direction, the operation buttons 6a
I can return to the state. The elastic support member 11 is provided with an operation knob.
It is molded in an annular shape so as to surround the outer circumference of 6.
Is also good. The rotary operation knob 7 shown in FIG.
Of the lower end of a columnar operation button 7a formed of a clear resin material.
A flange 7b is formed on the outer peripheral surface.
The operation button 7a is rotated by being supported by the operation panel 5.
Operable. The lower surface of the flange 7b is formed with ITO or the like.
The formed transparent contact 7c is formed. Also transparent
The transparent substrate 4a of the electrode substrate 4 has a ring-shaped intermittent power supply.
The pole group 4b2 is formed. This electrode group 4b2 is also IT
It is a transparent electrode formed of O or the like. In the operation knob 7, the electrode group 4b2
The contact 7c contacts and contacts both adjacent electrodes.
Is turned on, and the contact 7c is connected only to a single electrode.
The contact is turned off control. At this time, the electrode group 4b2
And the number of times the contact 7c is turned on and off,
The direction and amount of rotation of the operation button 7a depend on the pole detection order.
It can be detected. For example, each electrode has its own
(Such as a number), and this identifier is
The rotation direction of the operation button 7a according to the detection order of the respective electrodes
Can be detected, and the operation button 7a
Can be detected. For example, when the operation knob 7
If it is possible to control the
Can increase or decrease the decibel number. In addition, operation
The knob 7 is always transparent by a transparent elastic member (not shown).
It is urged toward the polar board 4 side. Hereinafter, a graph using the display device of the present invention will be described.
Referring to FIGS. 4 to 11 regarding the control method of
Will be explained. FIG. 12 is a circuit block diagram of a display device.
You. The display device 10 shown in FIG.
3 has substantially the same configuration as the display device 1 shown in FIG.
The difference from the display device 1 is that the number and arrangement of the operation knobs are different.
It just works. The display device 10 shown in FIG. 4 is entirely transparent.
Pressing operation on the surface of the operation panel 21 (corresponding to the operation panel 5)
A transparent operation knob 22 and operation knob groups 23 and 24
A transparent rotary operation knob 25 is also disposed.
You. However, the display device 10 shown in FIG.
In addition to the operation knobs 22, 23, 24, 25,
May be provided with a plurality of other operation knobs. For example, the operation knob group 23 includes an operation panel.
4 transparent operations on each opening divided into 4 on the surface of the screen 21
The buttons 23a, 23b, 23c and 23d
It is inserted and supported from behind. Operation knob group 2
Reference numeral 4 denotes seven transparent sheets on the lower side of the operation panel 21 in the horizontal direction of the drawing.
Clear operation buttons 24a to 24g are provided in a row. Previous
A transparent electrode with a transparent electrode formed on the back side of the operation panel 21
An electrode substrate is laminated, and each of the operation buttons 2 is placed on the transparent electrode substrate.
A transparent electrode facing 4a to 24g is provided. You
That is, the support structure of each operation button of the operation knob groups 23 and 24 is provided.
The structure and the relationship with the transparent electrode are substantially the same as those shown in FIG.
Is the same as Further, a support for the rotary operation type operation knob 25 is provided.
The relationship between the holding structure and the transparent electrode is shown in FIG.
It is substantially the same as the operation knob 7. Then, above the operation knob group 24, and
Display area 29 with a large area in the area to the right of one operation knob 25
Is formed. In this embodiment, the operation knob
Area around group 23, area around operation knob group 24, and
Transparent operation panel 21 is located around operation knob 25
So that the surrounding area can be displayed on a display panel.
It has become. Furthermore, the operation button 23a of the operation knob group 23
To 23d, and operation of the operation knob group 24
The area between each of the buttons 24a to 24g is also transparent,
It is an area that can be displayed by the display panel. You
That is, almost the entire operation panel 21 is used as a display area.
I have. FIG. 5 shows a state where the power is off.
At this time, almost the entire area of the display surface of the display panel 3 is black.
Which color is displayed or the display is completely O
As a result, the operation panel 21 has the same color as the whole,
Almost invisible except for the power button operation knob 22
Is in a bad state. At this time, one of the display panels 3
Characters or symbols may be displayed at all times.
Or at a position outside the display area on the surface of the operation panel 21.
Characters and symbols may be printed and formed. When the power is off, the operation knob 22
Is pressed, power-on information is sent to the control unit 8 shown in FIG.
Operation signal is provided, and the operation signal is received
The control unit 8 controls the tube stored in the storage unit (memory) 9.
Display data for displaying graphics in
It is taken out and the display panel 3 is driven. This display panel
3 is a transparent operation panel 21 and a transparent operation panel 21.
Through the operation knob groups 23 and 24 and the operation knob 25
You can see. FIG. 6 shows the case where the power is turned on.
Showing the graphics when set to
FIG. When the power is turned on, the power
The operation mode that was operating when the power was off may be activated,
Or always the same operation mode, for example the tuner
The mode may be activated. In the tuner mode, the operation knob 22 is
When operated, the entire operation panel 21, that is, the operation panel
The knob 21 and the operation knob groups 23 and 24 and the operation knob 25
Displayed in the same background graphic.
The background is black in the upper area and dark blue in the lower area.
Displayed in color. Above operation knob group 24 of operation panel 21
In the display area 29 located on the right side of the operation knob 25
Indicates "TU mode" at the center indicating that the tuner mode is set.
N ”is displayed in light blue, and the“ TUN ”graphic
The broadcast station name, the reception frequency, and the like are displayed over the check box. When the power is turned on, the display
The channel 3 starts from one point, such as the upper left direction, as a starting point.
The control unit 8 displays such that the fick spreads radially throughout.
Done by After that, or when the power is turned on
Immediately after the operation panel 21 has wavy graphics
Appears to move, and after these displays, FIG.
The display shown may be performed. In the tuner mode, the operation knob group is mainly
Since only 23 is used, each operation button of the operation knob group 23
23a, 23b, 23c and 23d are other operation knob groups 24
And a color different from the operation knob 25, for example, yellow or green.
It is displayed brightly and the operation buttons 23a, 23b, 23c,
Operation fingers such as "FM", "AM", and arrows in the area of 23d
An indication display appears. This operation instruction is also displayed on the display panel 3.
It is displayed by the action. Therefore, for example, the operation button 23a
Press to increase the tuner frequency,
The frequency can be lowered by pressing the button 23b.
You. When the operation buttons 24b to 24g are pressed,
So that you can select the frequency of the broadcasting station in one operation
You may. In the operation mode shown in FIG.
When the operation button 23c is pressed, the MD (M
Switch to MD mode for recording / playback
Can be obtained. FIG. 7 shows the operation button
During transition from tuner mode to MD mode
State. At the time of this change, the left end of the operation panel 21
From one side (one side near the operation button 23c)
The wave display 31 moves to one side of the right end
At the time of passing, from the tuner mode graphic to M
Switch to D-mode graphics. MD mode group
When all traffic is displayed, the display area
In the center of 29, "MD" is replaced by "MD"
Appear. Using the graphic of the wave display 31
To change the operation mode,
The operator can confirm it visually, so that the operator is not confused.
Also, from the vicinity of the operated operation button or the operation button
Operate now because a wave-shaped graphic is generated from immediately below
You can visually confirm the operation buttons that have been
It can be recognized that the operation has been performed reliably. The operation panel
21 includes not only the letters “MD” but also the track number and playback
The time may be displayed. As shown in FIG.
Then, only the operation buttons 23c necessary for operating the MD are yellow or green.
It is displayed brightly in color. Operation knob to further adjust the volume
Display so that the ring area 25a around 25 becomes bright
And MD recording / reproducing in the ring area 25a.
The bright display turns clockwise in conjunction with the movement
Is displayed. Further, although not shown, the reproduction of the disc
The operation knob for operating stop etc. is displayed graphically
It may be. In this way, only the operation knobs necessary for operation
Operational errors can be suppressed by identification by means of traffic. In the state shown in FIG. 7, the operation button 23c is operated.
By doing so, an operation signal is sent to the control unit 8, and the operation signal
The control unit 8 that has received the signal switches from the storage unit 9 to the MD mode.
The display data necessary for making changes is captured and the display
The data graphic is displayed on the display panel 3.
You. FIG. 8 shows that the operation mode is the CD mode.
Showing the graphic when the track is changed
It is a pull diagram. This CD mode is, for example, the MD mode.
Can be shifted by pressing the operation button 23c in the state of
You. By further pressing the operation button 23c, the operation mode is
Mode can be switched to tuner mode. Also electronic equipment
To store multiple disks and select any disk
CD changer and MD changer are connected
If you have a CD changer mode or MD change
To the locker mode. Other operation modes are set.
May be specified. In the following, the CD changer
The description is made on the assumption that the connection is continued. In the CD mode shown in FIG.
Disc number and disc title
Track number of the disc,
Items such as playback time are displayed graphically. Also figure
8, the operation buttons 24b to 24g are displayed on a CD changer.
The disk selection number and the like are displayed.
In the ring area 25a, a display in which light rotates as described above is displayed.
Be done. Further, the currently selected one of the operation buttons 24b to 24g is selected.
The operation button 24d corresponding to the selected disk number and the operation button 24d
Around the control buttons 24b, 24c, etc.
In the example of FIG. 8, light is ringed on the operation button 24d.
A graphic display that rotates according to the shape is performed. While the disk is being driven,
When the knob 23a is operated, the track number increases.
When the operation knob 23b is operated, the small number
Move to rack number. In FIG. 8, the track change is
As shown, the wave display 32 moves from the left side to the right side of the page.
The graphic display at the time when the wave display 32 passes
The display switches to the display of the selected track number. G
Operate using the wave display 32 even when changing racks
Changes can be visually confirmed by the
You can't help confirming the change operation. Also, in the case shown in FIG.
Is stored in the storage unit 9 according to the operation signal from the operation knob.
The display data is taken out and displayed on the display panel 3. Also
9 to 11 shown below.
The storage unit according to the operation signal from the operation knob by the control unit 8
9 is taken out and the display panel 3
Will be displayed. FIG. 9 shows a selected disc of the CD changer.
Is a sample diagram of the graphic display when
You. No. 3 disc is selected in the CD changer
Press the operation button 24c to activate the CD changer.
And make the disc in the CD changer the third disc.
The disk is switched to the second disk. Change disk
Then, through the operation panel 21, the graph is
The wave display 33 is displayed while moving.
Disk number item ("Disk") display gradually becomes 3rd
("03") is switched to the second ("02"). Also
At this time, the item of disk number is enlarged and
Is displayed. In this case as well, a wave display 3
3 allows the operator to visually confirm,
Nothing. The operation button 24b of the disk number 2
Graphic table where light rotates along the ring shape in the part
An indication is made. As a result, the currently selected disk
Can be recognized at a glance. FIG. 10 shows the tuner mode and the MD mode.
The volume is adjusted in either CD mode or CD mode.
Only during operation, that is, when the operation knob 25 is operated,
Or when the operation knob 25 is operated and when the operation is completed.
In the sample diagram of the graphic displayed in the next few seconds
is there. As shown in FIG. 10, the operation knob 25 is turned
By rotating clockwise or counterclockwise,
A spiral display 34 is displayed around the operation knob 25. Ma
At this time the volume item ("Volume") and the time
The numerical value is switched while the numerical value of is enlarged.
The spiral display 34 is displayed in accordance with the amount of rotation of the operation knob 25.
The display diameter changes. Thus, the rotation around the operation knob 25 is performed.
Display that can recognize the amount of shift, etc., provides operability for the operator.
Is improved. FIG. 11 shows still another graphic.
It is a sample figure. This graphic is the operation panel 2
By operating a predetermined operation knob provided in 1, the operation
Knob group 23, operation knob 25, and other operation knobs
Changes from blue to red, meaning that only the necessary control knobs
Graphic display in red state, unnecessary operations
The knobs are dark, which improves operability. According to the present invention described above, the operation knob table
The display can be changed at any time according to the mode,
The display corresponding to the mode can be performed. In addition, the display around the operation knob is the same as the operation knob.
The control knob and its surroundings.
By changing the display in the display area according to the mode
Various types of display are possible, and a large area of the operation panel
Can be used for display.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view showing a display device of the present invention; FIG. 2 is a cross-sectional view taken along the line II-II of FIG. 1 showing a push-button operation knob; FIG. 4 is a perspective view showing the operation knob of FIG. 4, FIG. 4 is a front view showing a more specific arrangement of the operation knob of the display device of the present invention, FIG. FIG. 7 is a sample diagram showing a graphic when the operation mode is the tuner mode. FIG. 7 is a sample diagram showing a state in the middle of conversion when the operation mode is changed from the tuner mode to the MD mode. FIG. 9 is a sample diagram showing a state in the middle of conversion when a track is changed in the mode, FIG. 9 is a sample diagram showing a state in the middle of conversion when a disc of the CD changer is changed, and FIG. FIG. 11 is a sample diagram showing a state when adjustment is performed. FIG. 11 is a sample diagram showing another operation mode. FIG. 12 is a circuit block diagram of a display device of the present invention. FIG. 13 is an internal structure of a conventional display device. 1, 10 display device 2 circuit board 3 display panel 4 transparent electrode substrate (transparent member) 4a transparent substrate 4b transparent electrode 5, 21 operation panel 6, 7 operation knob 6a, 7a operation button 11 Elastic support member 14 Projection 15 Elastic projection 17 Contact 22, 25 Operation knob 23, 24 Operation knob group 23a-23d, 24a-24g Operation button 29 Display area 31-33 Wave display 34 Spiral display

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  1. Claims: 1. A transparent member having a transparent operation knob mounted on an operation panel so as to be operable from the outside, and having a detecting means operated by the operation knob is provided behind the operation knob. A display panel is provided behind the transparent member, and at least one of a color of the operation knob, an operation instruction display, and a pattern when viewed from outside by changing display contents of the display panel. A display device, comprising: a control unit that changes the value of the display device. 2. The operation panel, wherein at least an area surrounding the operation knob is transparent, and when the display content of the display panel changes, the color, operation instruction display, and pattern of the operation knob and its surrounding area are changed. The display device according to claim 1, wherein at least one of the display devices changes together. 3. The operation panel is provided with a plurality of the operation knobs, the operation panel is transparent in a predetermined range including at least the plurality of operation knobs, and includes a plurality of the operation knobs and the area. 3. The display device according to claim 2, wherein at least one of the color, the operation instruction display, and the pattern changes together. 4. The operation panel is provided with a display area apart from the operation knob. The operation panel has a transparent display area, and when the display content of the display panel changes, 4. The display device according to claim 1, wherein at least one of a color of the operation knob, an operation instruction display, and a pattern changes together with display contents in the display area. 5. The display device according to claim 4, wherein in the operation panel, an area where the operation knob is provided and the display area are continuously transparent. 6. The operation knob is a push button type, the operation knob inserted into an opening of the operation panel is supported by a transparent elastic support member, and the detecting means is configured to press the operation knob. The display device according to claim 1, further comprising a transparent electrode that comes into contact when the display device is in contact with the display device. 7. The display device according to claim 6, wherein the elastic support member is provided with operation feeling generating means for generating an operation feeling when the operation knob is pressed. 8. The operation knob according to claim 1, wherein said operation knob is rotatable, said operation knob is rotatably supported by said operation panel, and said detection means is a transparent electrode for detecting rotation of said operation knob. 6. The display device according to any one of claims 1 to 5. 9. The display device according to claim 2, wherein the operation knob is a rotary type, and the display content of an area around the operation knob changes according to a rotation amount of the operation knob. . 10. A plurality of operation knobs are provided,
    2. The operation mode is switched, and at least one of a color, an operation instruction display, and a pattern of an operation knob required for operation of the mode is displayed differently from other operation knobs.
    10. The display device according to any one of claims 9 to 9.
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