Short for Liquid Crystal Display. LCDs consume little power, and exist in graphic LCDs, or segmented. The latter type is used for character and 7-segment digit display, and also in custom LCDs for consumer electronics.

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LCD Display connection

How to connect this http://docdroid.net/ngqg LCD Display to microcontroller? It is ILI9341 based. Is it possible to connect only SPI/LED pins and leave every other input pin floating or I need to ...
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Arduino LCD Display drawing image issue

I am playing with 3,5" (400x240 chinese unknown 8-bit controller driven) TFT display which is placed into Arduino Mega 2560 R3 board. My final goal is taking .raw data from SD card and drawing it on ...
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How to Monitoring the lines between an Atmega8 and a LCD using Atmega32

I have a device that it use an Atmega8 to send some data to a 2*8 character LCD. the LCD has 8 pins and the pins are as below from left to right: DB7 | DB6 | DB5 | DB4 | En(Clock) | RS | VDD | VFF I ...
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Need Some Help Using a GLCD on EasyAVRv7

I am trying to use a GLCD, a WDG0151-TMI-V#N00 on my EasyAVRv7 board and I realized that I might need some help. The MPU I have is an ATmega32. Problem is, nothing works. For example I can't even tell ...
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Does anybody know where I can find datasheet of this 2*8 LCD

You can see a LCD wired on a board above. based on the back of its board, it has 8 pin and its seventh pin and eighth pin is connected to VCC and GND. I search in internet for datasheet of this ...
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Large round (20 or 24 inch) LED or OLED display? [closed]

Is their any such thing as a 20 or 24 inch round LED or OLED display? I've searched and searched to no avail and I am wondering is that even possible?
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Puzzlement on Evaluating the Datasheets of a GLCD

I have decided to use an LCD display for my project. In order to learn how to use one, I have consulted its and its drivers' datasheets. Here are the links for them: Link for the LCD display's ...
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Cost to build touch screen [closed]

I am currently working on a prototype for a product. Me and my partner are trying to estimate costs, but are unsure how much the touchscreen mesh will cost. I am think the prototype will have an 18" ...
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LCD 2x16 I2C ST7032i

I write a code using Atmel ASF for SAM devices for LCD 2x16 with ST7032i controller. I've encounter an issue about reading and specifically "busy flag reading". How can i perform read instruction to ...
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Getting bottom row of black boxes with LCD Display on atmega32 MCU?

I need some help with this, I am a completely new to programing MCU's but I am trying my best to get this working and I could relay use some help. I am using the Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD ...
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LCD interface to Controller

I am using 3.2' TFT LCD with touch pad. LCD has pins RD and WR. What is RD and WR pin? Is WR for RD also ( for both write as well as read )? Where to connect RD pin of LCD? Please see attached ...
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LED Backlight driver output current

Our LCD has 10 series white LEDs for backlight with total Vf of 15V and current of 40ma. The backlight circuit is designed with SC4509. As per the datasheet its recommended output voltage is 20V and ...
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Connect Lilypad to LCD [migrated]

I am trying to connect an LCD panel (RioRand (TM) IIC/I2C/TWI Serial 2004 20x4 LCD Module Shield For Arduino UNO MEGA R30) to a Lilypad Arduino. How can I get them to talk to each other? I cannot ...
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Problem initializing 4-bit mode LCD(DEM 20486 SBH-PW-N)

I've got an ATMEGA16 with a LCD display DEM 20486 SBH-PW-N (datasheet) connected to port C like so C0 - RS C1 - RW C2 - E C3 - not Set C4 - D4 C5 - D5 C6 - D6 C7 - D7 D0-D3 are grounded I ...
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HD44780 in 4bit mode connected to only ONE PORT on PIC

i am new to PIC programming. I am using MPLAB X + XC8 compiler. I have on a breadboard an PIC18F4550 connected to a HD44780 compatible LCD. Digging online i found out a routine to interface the PIC ...
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How can I solder LCD Pins when solder does not “stick”?

I have a 16 * 2 LCD Display, with 16 input pins. However while I am soldering the pins it it does not stick or "take". How can I fix this? Is there any other metal for soldering a display ?
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HDMI to MIPI conversion [closed]

I want to use a 1080p touch panel with an ODROID-XU3 Lite but unfortunately it seems that the ODROID only supports HDMI output and that 1080p panels are only really available with a MIPI interface. I ...
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Identifying unusual LCD pinout of salavaged HP printer

I salvaged the following lcd from a relatively new HP printer, but the pinout seems a bit odd, any ideas how could I set up the screen?
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SPI LCD Screen on OpenWrt based hardware using Atheros AR9331

I'd like to connect a graphics lcd 240x64px to my OpenWrt based hardware, which is based on Atheros AR9331 MIPS architecture. The development board I'm using has SPI outputs... I've been using the ...
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4-lamp-inverter with LCDs designed for 1 or 2 lamps

can i use a 4-lamp-inverter with LCDs designed for 1 or 2 lamps? The unused lamp connectors could be closed with resistors as suggested here. Or, is it safer to use an 1-lamp-inverter with an LCD ...
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Can't drive adafruit display with Arduino DUE

I'm currently trying to write a library for the Adafruit ST7565 graphic display. (see links below) The current one is entirely AVR specific and the code is generally pretty unreadable given the ...
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Redoing the factory calibration of LCD panels?

Is it possible to rewrite factory calibration of LCD panels? I am not talking about buying a Spyder 4 or X-Rite calibration device and generating a software lookup table at the OS, or graphics card ...
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LCD connector repair [closed]

Does any one know if it is o.k to run a soldering iron over the connector with the fine black traces on in the photograph attached(or below I am new to pic posting :D)? I have an office kitted out ...
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Wiring up an LCD display with unknown controller

I found an old LCD in my pile of trunk. I would like to be able to use it. However, someone (possibly / probably me) sawed off the part of the PCB with the series code, so I can't know what the ...
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Controlling LCD with MSP430 via I2C backpack PCF8574

I'm at my wits end with this at the moment. I need to interface my MSP430G2553 with the PCF8574 I2C expander in order to drive an LCD display. So far I've had not much luck at all. There is very ...
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Issue of power line noise

I am laying out PCB for a stopwatch project that I made couple of months ago. I seem to have taken care of the only sensitive part i.e. crystal, since it is time measuring device. But I also see that ...
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Why do LCD Screens ripple through cameras?

I noticed that when taking pictures of an LCD screen (thank you, laziness to print), that while I look at the LCD screen through the cell phone camera, the screen has both 1) Ripples and 2) Moving ...
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LCD screen with a dark patch, hot, hissing and whole screen flickering: what is happening exactly?

I've just had a problem with an LCD monitor, but this question is not about solving this problem. Google did that. I want to know what is happening at the electronic and physical level. Google didn't ...
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Remote control of audio equipment over RS-232 with Arduino

These questions are following on from my previous question Reverse engineering old serial devices and cloning with Arduino about the monitoring of RS-232 traffic. I had some good success and now have ...
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Video streaming from image processor

The project I'm working on involves streaming video from an image sensor to an LCD, preferably as cheaply as possible. My question is: can I get an image processor/sensor SOC (a la ...
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Basic idea of color look up table

I'm driving an ILI9230 LCD 320*240 16bit interface, with a framebuffer of 250*200 and I want to drive it as 4bit. so I built a loook up color table like that: ...
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Getting an 8-bit LCD display interface to work

I have a LCD which this controller is used with: LCD Single Chip Driver. I am trying to get it to work with an 8-bit interface, but in my kit I can't find the three pins that are mentioned in the ...
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Weird output on 16X2 JHD162A LCD display

I am learning interfacing of Atmega 16a with 16X2 LCD. I have a written a header file for routines which will used frequently and every time I want to interface with LCD using Atmega 16a I use this ...
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how to turn backlight on for BC1202A LCD

Hopefully this question isn't too novicelike: I have an LCD (BC1202A) that I want to drive from a parallax propeller board. Spec data:link1 and link2 After hours of mucking around (mis-wiring, ...
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Weird problems with LCD (HD44780 compatible)

I've been trying to interface with a HD44780 compatible display (16x2) for quite a few hours now, but have run into some weird behavior problems which I can't solve. My setup: I'm using the LCD in ...
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Replacing a sound module's LCD/EL backlit display with a LCD/LED backlit display

I am attempting to upgrade my Kurzweil K1200 rack sound module's display with a LCD/LED display (it currently has an LCD/EL display). The reasons are numerous; but longer life, brighter display, and ...
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Displaying a custom character on 2x16 LCD

I have written a working LCD driver for a NHD‐0212WH‐ATGH‐JT and I would like to add the possibility to create your own custom characters. Through some research I understood that I need to write a ...
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How large is “one pixel” for S5 AMOLED display?

Referring to Samsung Galaxy S5 OLED Pixel structure in oled-display.net, in particular this image illustrates the S5 AMOLED pixels: To my understanding, the yellow rectangle should represent "one ...
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Power LCD backlight (external power source)

I cut off 2 pin connector and connected +5V power source to it but nothing happens. However screen displays everything but with no backlight. 2 months ago it started flickering and today I turned on ...
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What is the difference between TFT LCD interfaces?

I am looking at driving a small TFT and have found that the driver chip supports various interface methods, however I can't see why I would choose one over another. The options are: i80 SPI VSYNC ...
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Creating a “virtual” LED display

I have a small project and I would like to have an LED display, just for the sheer fun and look of it. However it would be too expensive for me to make (I would like to use RGB leds) and I would need ...
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Using HD44780 display without contrast potentiometer

I found tutorial about connecting HD44780 display to Raspberry Pi. In this tutorial there is no contrast potentiometer. Vo is connected to ground. Tutorial author says: In order to control the ...
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What's happening when an LCD is initialized?

It seems that the function set command is repeated multiple times, with differing delays. Why can't it be a single function set command with all the delays combined? What is characteristically special ...
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bluetooth headset with LCD and memory

I was wondering if it is possible to create a bluetooth device which would have a LCD screen and some memory (1kb) for making and receiving calls. From my research ( and I am far from an EE, but ...
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How to interface SED 1335 F0A LCD controller to LPC 2148?

I'm trying to interface a 320x240 Text/Graphics LCD module to an ARM microcontroller-LPC 2148. The LCD controller is SED 1335 F0A by EPSON. The LPC 2148 is mounted on a Keil Evaluation Board-MCB 2140. ...
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serial to parallel lcd converter

Im looking for some information on a serial to parallel lcd converter. Im trying to retro fit a 240x64 led lcd with a 8 bit paralell in a machine with serial pixilated data. I have been searching ...
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Need help finding datasheet for Mitsubishi Electric AA11SB6C-ADFD TFT

Searching datasheet for Mitsubishi Electric AA11SB6C-ADFD LCD display. This LCD is discontinued product, no information on official site. Already tried sites like datasheetarchive, alldatasheet. Still ...
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Arduino TC1602 no display but backlight

I am using an Arduino Uno and TC1602 LCD display to write from MCU to the module. I have checked the wire connection for a lot of times, but still only backlight no text. So I am wondering whether ...
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Program memory question (working dispite insufficient memory)

I am writing this program to a Microchip PIC. ...
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BJT switch vs amplifier mode

I'm getting really confused about a specific BJT circuit. I want to control LCD brightness and contrast as suggested here. Apprently a capacitor is used to filter PWM output to the contrast pin, ...