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I am new to using PIC microcontrollers and electronics in general. I have been reading a tutorial on how to interface a PIC with a HD44780 compliant LCD. As I have been shopping for a LCD I have been finding it difficult to tell whether a LCD uses the HD44780 interface after reading its datasheet. The specific device in question is the C-1602A-1YN from Tinsharp. Please let me know whether this uses the interface, and where in the datasheet this information can be found.

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The LCD uses (it's in the second page)

Controller/driver: KS0066UP00CC/KS0065B

KS0066 is Samsung equivalent of Hitachi HD44780.

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According to page two in the datasheet the controller is a KS66UP00CC which appears to more commonly be described as a KS0066U-00PCC. I've found quite a few references to it being HD44780 compatible for example from an Old Arduino 4-bit LCD library page under the supported devices:

Display 20x4 (KS0066U-00PCC et KS0065BPCC controllers, HD44780 code compatible)

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