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 are rubbery, conductive strips called on the sides of an LCD screen?

I found a component attached to a PCB inside one of my old $5 devices. There are pink, rubbery things attached to either side of the LCD that can bend and were firmly attached (glued?), and there are ...
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SPI device prevents ISP programming

I have an ATmega8 with a Nokia LCD 5510 connected to it. Everything works great on a breadboard and my next step is to move it to a more permanent board. My problem is that I can't program the ATmega8 ...
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Easily controlled color LCD for hobby projects?

I'm looking for some not too expensive, easy to control color graphics LCD I can use for various hobby projects, along with an AVR microcontroller or maybe an ARM in the future. The cheaper the better,...
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Powering Arduino from a voltage divider

I'm making a voltmeter for the college senior project, and the problem is that voltage divider should equally split 17V into two 9V(nominal value of the batteries. As of now, an actual voltage is 8.5V ...
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DSP recommendation for beginners [closed]

I am considering a project involving a fair share of digital signal processing. As far as I know, the best type of IC suited for this are the Digital Signal Processors. I have never worked with them ...
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How to connect an Arduino UNO to an LCD 1602

I got an Arduino UNO and a 16x2 alphanumerical LCD on hand, the LCD looks like this: I just have no clue about how to connect these two together. I got some Dupont Line, just want to know how to wire ...
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I took apart an LCD module. How do I fit it back together again?

To repair something, I had to disassemble it. Unfortunately, it had an LCD, and that used an elastomeric connector to connect to the LCD. Now I have an LCD, a PCB, and a spare elastomeric connector. I ...
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Reusing laptop monitors

I have a 17" laptop monitor with a 1920x1200 (WUXGA I beleive it's called? or just UXGA?) resolution which I simply love. Now, assuming the laptop dies before the monitor does, would anyone know if it ...
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Why there are no circular LCDs?

There are some potential uses for round LCDs, for example smart watches. Searching reveals couple news from while ago but I haven't seen any in real use. What is the main reason why these non ...
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Do graphical/pixel mapped LCDs need a screensaver?

Will displaying the same for a very long time on a graphical or pixel mapped LCD harm the display in any way? If so, what would be a maximum time to display the same, or how could I determine that ...
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Is it possible to wire up a cellphone screen to work with a different device?

I'm trying to find out if it is possible to send video to a cell phone screen (just the screen, not the phone) like this one from something like a video-mp3 player or even from maybe a mac-mini, or ...
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Mysterious LCD interface without wires [duplicate]

I was ripping off a Center 352 Infrared Thermometer. The basic functionality is to sense the temperature and display it on an LCD. The LCD turned out to have no interface to the controller. The PCB ...
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What is TFT driver SSD1963 data voltage

I recently bought a TFT module driven by SSD1963 I have experience on t6963 and ks0108 and by a quick look it seems ok to make a MCU interface to ATMega128. What is confusing to me is the difference ...
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Debugging a 16x2 LCD Display on an Arduino

I have a standard 16x2 LCD display (I believe it is Hitachi HD44780 compatible - see summary and specification below), hooked to an Arduino Uno using 4 data pins, as described here, though I've added ...
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Debugging initialization of LCD with NT7605 driver

I've been trying to get my LCD initialized for about a week now, and am quite embarrassed to say that I've been unsuccessful thus far. I've done this in the past, and I remember it being a little ...
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How to drive 3 1/2 digit static TN LCD with ATmega328 in low power mode?

I've built this clock with a 3 1/2 digit static TN LCD (GYTN-0587). I drive the 28 LCD segments with an ATmega328 and four 74HC595N shift registers chained together. Here are the (simplified) ...
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What is this type of digits-only LCD called?

I've seen this type of LCD many times in weigh scales, calculators, gauges, micrometers, etc. I know it's a fairly traditional display but I really like its compactness, simplicity, and maybe it even ...
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Serial Enabled LCD

What sort of LCD should should i be using to go with my Arduino? I have used the HD44780-compatible LCD in the past, but heard that the Serial Enabled LCDs make life a lot easier.
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Hot Bar Manual Solder

I've just ordered some sample LCD displays. The only model available for now is hot bar solder (instead of a regular connector). Do you have any experience soldering regular thin wires to this type ...
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How are DACs integrated in color LCD screens?

I'm having trouble imagining what actually happens inside an LCD screen. I picture digital RGB data for each pixel getting sent to the screen through a connector. Lets say we have 24-bit color for ...
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How to fix Hitachi HD44780 16x2 LCD garbled display in 4 bit mode?

It often happens that a HD44780 16x2 LCD shows garbled characters during usage. Most help on the web advises for using snubbing techniques to prevent voltage noise such as induction spike. I've done ...
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Reusing Webcam and Monitor from old laptop

I asked this question on SuperUser.SE, about reusing the webcam and monitor from an old laptop (motherboard died). Following a suggestion there, i posted this question here. I found out a question ...
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Where can I find a fast (1KHz) LCD plate?

I'm not looking for a graphic or text LCD display here, just essentially a single, large pixel, capable of going from dark-light-dark in under 1ms. The faster, the better. The idea is to create a ...
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Diagnosing LCD backlight inverter problem

I am having problems diagnosing the error with a notebook LCD display inverter. Symptoms: After switching the notebook on, the LCD backlight comes on but the intensity oscillates rapidly (flickers). ...
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Gizduino atmega644 + Universal keyboard and display terminal (e-term)

I have a clone of Arduino which is GizDuino ATMEGA644 and a Universal Keyboard and Display Terminal (e-term). With this images I connected the terminal to the microcontroller, after connecting that I ...
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Panel mounting an LCD screen in a hobby project

I am looking into the initial design of a project I am working on as a hobby. I would like to use a development kit with an integrated LCD such as the 32F469I-DISCOVERY. I would like to include this ...
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LCD Module Datasheet Or Other Info

So I came across this LCD module the other day. The only obvious writing on it is SOLOMON. After typing in every number I could find on it I finally came across this mention online: http://nutsvolts....
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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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Help with this protocol - LCTC

I have a 640x200 monochrome display from a HP 200LX palmtop computer. On its PCB I can see two types of ICs: HD66204TFL and HD66205TFL from Hitachi. Here is its schematic (it has 200 px not 240 as in ...
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Clearing display of lcd

I'm using serial communication to display the the data to my 4x20 lcd display. When I filled up all the lines of course I need to clear it. I've search over the net and found something like ...