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Questions tagged [lcd]

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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What is the right order for 16bit data on 8bit 8080 data bus

I'm trying to create a program to drive a TFT LCD with an ILI9486 in 8bit but I don't know if I must send the configuration data and commands MSB or LSB first. The color data for the pixels in 16bits ...
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L293D DC motor affecting LCD display

In the circuit below, I have noticed that when the DC motor (12V) is disconnected, everything works nice. The LCD correctly displays what arduino sends to it. But ...
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Can a LCD screen be used as colour changing glass? [closed]

Can a LCD screen without the backlight, be used as a colour changing glass, so that the light coming from the background acts as the backlight ? When it will be powered on, it will look as if a piece ...
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voltage levels for lcd display

i intend to use WF101FSYAPLNGO display model of winstar, in its data sheet AVDD, VGH,VGL VDD, VDDT voltages are given, can some one help to find the difference between AVDD and VDD, is AVDD meant for ...
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Fake touch sensing with GUI_TOUCH_Exec() interupt at EMWIN [closed]

I read the EMWIN5_6 user manual for running touch analog in one 2.4" TFT ILI9341, so as the manual said the GUI_TOUCH_Exec() must be run 100 times/Second, shown below: so I changed the ...
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connecting 6 bit 1 channel LVDS LCD to 6 bit 2 channel or 8 bit 1 channel LCD Universal Driver

I had an old laptop LCD screen with part number N154I2-L05 . It has 6 bit 1 channel LVDS connector input slot. so I have decided to use it instead of letting covered in dust, and I ordered an ...
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NodeMCU with JHD162A Lcd module display issue

I have uploaded a program to NodeMCU, to print "hello, world" on JHD162A 16x2 LCD module. But the text doesn't appear on the LCD display. Instead just black blocks appear on the first row on the LCD. ...
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Connect TFT LCD screen with flex band to breadboard

I'm asking for clues on how to do this, I didn't found much over the internet as everybody buys their LCD screens with a mounting to the breadboard of as a shield for arduino. The TFT screen I bought ...
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Changing flex connector on LCD motherboard

The flex connector from a Philips 236v4lhab motherboard has some of its pins broken. They are touching each other (8,9,10). Can't show it on the photo but have tested with the voltmeter. I'm wondering ...
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PIC MCU and LCD display 16x2 - strange behavior

I have a LCD display 16x2 connected to a PIC32MX470F512L. On PIC32 I configure all the 6 pins used to interface with the LCD as open drain outputs on 5V tolerant pins, I have 4.7K pull-up on each line ...
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Display input from multimeter on PC

I have opened a Multimeter (Model:DT830D) and I want to take the input that is fed to the LCD display and display it on my PC instead using the serial monitor of the arduino. But I am confused about ...
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LCD Counter and Hour Meter

In an electronic board I've found an LCD Counter and Hour Meter. Here's the technical information. https://docs-emea.rs-online.com/webdocs/001a/0900766b8001abd9.pdf Since it's very expensive, I ...
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STM32F4 Discovery + ILI9341 SPI + STemwin

as the Question says, I'm trying to run STemWin into STM32F4 Discovery board. It compiles well, but does not show anything. I think the LCD initializes, but after that, It does not work anymore. I'm ...
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STM32 - SPI - RTOS problem [closed]

I'm working on a project that uses a 2.8" arduino LCD. The LCD uses an ILI9341 driver. Now I'm testing this library: https://github.com/martnak/STM32-ILI9341 with an STM32F4-Discovery board (STM32F407)...
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IC has different pinouts on different packages? [closed]

I am going to use the HT16C21 LCD driver to drive my LCD. Looking at the datasheet (in the "Pin Assignment" section), I noticed that the IC comes in 4 different packages, each with varying numbers of ...
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Display Design - would combining OLED with a white source be more efficient?

To be clear, I'm not an electrical engineer, nor do I claim complete knowledge of how displays work. However, I have done research into displays (televisions, computer monitors, AMOLED phone screens)...
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Initializing ADC causes LCD to not display anything

I have been having some trouble getting my ADC to work so I have decided to give it a try by manipulating the registers. I have a textbook which outlines the steps and I think I have it finished, but ...
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Are horizontal and vertical back porches required for digital video, and if so, why?

The necessity of vertical and horizontal front and back porches in analog video seem fairly intuitive to me, but why are they necessary for digital video at all? In this LCD module data sheet and this ...
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LCD 18 (6 x3 ) Pinout without Datasheet AW -60i LCM V4.1

I have this (18 X 3) LCD Pins, I need help to find the Datasheet or the pinout for it. AW -60i LCM V4.1
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Image memory on micro controller [closed]

I am trying to specify a microcontroller for a very simple task. All it does is show an image at boot up (which will most likely be black and white). The display itself is 240*240 and 12bit color ...
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Multi master SPI mode? Or any intelligent way to switch only time between two masters?

I have an LCD display which is powered from a pretty powerful micro, with GPU and all sorts of stuff. However, it turns out that it will take it over 5 seconds to boot the core. From a user experience ...
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What's wrong with my 16x2 LCD program and solder?

I'm a total noob on Arduino here, and this is my first project on 16x2 LCD, 4x4 keypad and others. So, the story is, after I uploaded the program for my group's Arduino alarm clock to the Arduino ...
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Where can I get a display screen with 30 Hz or less refresh rate? [closed]

I am experimenting with a camera recording a display screen. Based on what I have read - camera recording a screen will have flicker if the refresh rate and frame rates are not synced. My mobile ...
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Internal structure of LCD controller

I have the following diagram of a HD44780U LCD controller What is the difference between CGRAM and CGROM. What is DDRAM for ? Where are the customised characters stored ? What does it happen ...
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Can a MAX232 IC be used for RS-232C standard?

I have a GT01 Panasonic LCD which it's interface is RS-232C. I have read that the difference between RS-232 and RS-232C is their voltage level which it's ±5 V in RS232C. Can I use a MAX232 IC to ...
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Drive QVGA lcd with GPIO?

I want to drive a 2.2" QVGA LCD that has I80(Intel 8080) interface. I found that other people did it with microcontrollers that have XMEM(Atmega64) or FSMC(ST) . Now I want to know if it is ...
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LVDS display troubleshooting

I am currently working on a prototype connecting a SOC-board (Samsung ARTIK530) to a LVDS LCD display (DT070BTFT-PTS1). The display shows a very (!) distorted picture. I have tried fixing it using ...
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How Backlit LCD Moniter Works, How it Looks Without a Backlight

I'm thinking about repurposing an lcd backlit monitor's front panel as an 'overlay' type panel over something else without a backlight. My understanding of the function of a backlit monitor that the ...
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Parts inside a LCD 16x02

This picture is from an application note from Microchip about LCDs. I just disassembled a common 16x02 LCD and I want to identify the components shown in the Microchip's figure with the ones from my ...
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Zebra strips with possible gaps

My Breville oven display shows some missing characters and some dimmed characters, after 2 crosstown moves. I have disassembled other devices in the past, but those were repairs for other people. I ...
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Low voltage LCD glass displays

I have a simple circuit I built using a 7-segment LCD glass display and an ATTiny (just a simple timer for now). I was hoping to use the setup in a low power, single coin cell device (3.3V - 2.7V), ...
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Powering ILI9341 LCD from MCU IO pin

Looking at the ILI9341 datasheet Electrical Characteristics, I just can't find information about power consumption. The information is also missing from the LCD module datasheet (ER-TFT024-3). I know ...
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Programmatically determine the lowest waiting time for character LCD display

I made working code in an older microcontroller for a character based LCD that's based on the HD44780 chip. My code stops execution of everything else every 70uS to display one character from the ...
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Why aren't laptops with transparent displays a thing? [closed]

I just realized that the display on my 2012 Macbook Air is transparent. I had the screen brightness of the built in display on the lowest (off) while using an external monitor, and the sun came ...
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LCD pixels: how chess-board pixel fill patterns are called?

I have just recently bought a 4k hdr 55 inch tv (Vizio P55 F1). Here is photo of brightly lit pixels from https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/vizio/p-series-2018 https://i.rtings.com/images/reviews/...
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LCD SPI interface logic levels and SPI pinout

I am designing a circuit that includes this LCD and STM32L071 microcontroller. I have connected the LCD to 3V power net and the microcontroller to 3.3V power net. To communicate with the LCD, I need ...
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LCD TFT Backlight voltage?

I was wondering if my display backlight could be driven by a voltage of 5 V. The datasheet (see image) says that it only needs a current of 60mA so could I put in 5 V and a 80 Ω ...
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How does integrated displays controlled by the computer?

Consider a run off the mill pc: lcd displays connected, you have brightness control in the menu of the lcd. And some other stuff like color temp and modes. Now consider a laptop, AIOs and kiosk PCs. ...
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AT89S52 microcontroller only starts when extra 22uF capacitor touches board

I made simple code for the microcontroller that prints a simple message on the LCD once the microcontroller starts. I arranged my board so that the pull-up resistors and reset resistor (100K) and ...
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LCD leaking power through I2C cables

Background I have a NodeMCU and two LCD devices and an ADS1115 on one I2C bus. The LCD devices have I2C backpacks. The NodeMCU is on 5V USB power and internally operating at 3.3V. The other devices ...
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SPI slave without MISO pin

I'm designing a circuit with this LCD display. It will interface with STM32L0 MCU over SPI bus. as you can see, in LCD's datasheet there are only 3 lines of SPI pins. SCL - Clock, SI - Serial Data and ...
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How much current does an 1602 LCD draw? [closed]

I want to know how much current a 16x2 (1602) LCD draws when the backlight is OFF and ON? NB: My multimeter is broken.
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LCD module not initializing

I've got a project where I need to use an LCD module, so I started pondering around with one (1602A). So far I've wired it up with my microcontroller which is an Atmega168PA and written an ...
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Is it possible to display HTML page on a LCD display of a discovery board?

For a start my intention is to make a simple webpage with a couple of virtual buttons to control PWM signal. My board is STM32F429I-DISCOVERY with STM32F429ZIT6 microcontroller and 320x240 color ...
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What limits native color depth of cheaper LCD panels?

Many cheaper LCD panels have native color depth of 6 bits per channel. This makes manufacturers of monitors implement dithering to avoid banding. But what actually limits the panels in their color ...
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LCD 20x4 Only Show Fist and Third Rows Pixels On

I have a LCD 20x4 display this display works fine but now it shows first and third rows all pixels On. I am using 4MHz crystal oscillator. That is happen when Vss, Vdd, Vee, RS, RW, E, A and K pins ...
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Where to apply manual delay in character LCD

I went to http://www.elm-chan.org/docs/lcd/hd44780_e.html in an attempt to find out how to make an LCD module work with the shortest timings. While the site does help with the initialization of the ...
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LCD contrast switcher for 8051

I'm trying to come up with a good circuit from common parts that will allow me to set predefined contrast levels to the LCD from the microcontroller. I've seen an example on the internet but its for ...
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Monitor displaying negative colours [closed]

I found an LCD monitor on a rainy day and I had to completely disassemble it in order to remove all the water. When I dried everything and reassembled it, its colors were inverted! I wasn't really ...
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UV light masking and LCD screens

Not sure if this is the right stack to ask this question on, but it relates to an engineering project that I and a student electrical engineer are starting. Can an LCD screen be used as a masking ...