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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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DIY Single-Channel Television

My building recently installed a CCTV camera system. Anyone with cable TV is able to tune into channel XX and watch the CCTV stream live. I want to get a cheap and small LCD (≤7") and build a ...
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Daytime viewable LCDs

What characteristics do I need to look for in an LCD to ensure it is easily readable in the daytime Adding more info: Low power, smaller size < 4" diagonal, either monochrome or color. Bitmap , ...
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Using LCD's of mobiles?

I was just giving my mother's mobile for repair at my local store and saw the owner stocking parts for them. I saw him stocking cheap (I mean really cheap) LCD (coloured and black & white). I was ...
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Arduino - Multiple button event with lcd shield

I'd like to detect two buttons being pressed together with the Arduino LCD shield. Does anyone have example code of handling multiple button events? I need an event when both the Up and Down buttons ...
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graphic LCD with the greatest ease_of_use:cost ratio

I'm looking for a (graphic) LCD to get started with. It doesn't need to be color. It doesn't need to be serial (but it should at least be multiplexed so I don't have to connect wires to each ...
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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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LCD signal splitter and repeater

I am looking to build a circuit board that can take a multi segment LCD display signal from a ZIF connector, relay it, and split it to another LCD while having the original and seperate LCD display. ...
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Arduino hooking up LCD without POT

I am using this LCD: Plus I am using an Arduino. I am trying to hook this up but without a 10K pot. How is this possible? Every tutorial I found involved the 10K potentiometer
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Source a really big LCD character display

I'm looking around for a large LCD character display (metre-ish long, 10-15cm high), and on the cheap side (of course) Any suggestions? Actually I think I meant LED display, max $150ish
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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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Hooking up an LCD to Arduino Diagram

Has anyone got a really clear diagram of the way to link up a 16x2 LCD screen to an Arduino? Basically I have an LCD for which the back light is coming on, but I am not getting any words appearing on ...
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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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How to test if it is a non-multiplexed (static) LCD?

I got some static LCD's from an old cheap clock, calculator and the like and now I would like to use them for displaying simple things like temperature. They are connected with those pink with grey ...
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Best serial monitor?

I just recently started using a Sparkfun serial LCD. I am able to control it through an arduino, but I want to be able to control it through a terminal on my computer. To be able to move the cursor or ...
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VGA monitor as the display for VHS player

How do I connect an LCD monitor to be the display for a VHS VCR?
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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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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 ...