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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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Why multiple bias voltages are required to drive LCD?

I have read this document: AN658 - LCD Fundamentals and the LCD Driver Module of 8-Bit PIC® Microcontrollers I understand that the main concern is to maintain 0 Vdc bias on every pixel when driving ...
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Please don't use odd horizontal lines to drive LCD for both odd and even fields simultaneously?

Here's a datasheet for a small TFT LCD panel. http://www.yc-dz.com/productimages/05334956.pdf On page 7 (9th page of the PDF) there's a tabulated spec for tV, "Horizontal lines per field" (Min: 256, ...
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Text LCD doesn't function normally on mixed-signal PCB?

I have power supply, analog part and microcontroller part on one 2-layer PCB board, very simple. The LCD is on the microcontroller part. It works normally when I have it on a separate board with only ...
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How to set the gamma?

I have a TFT 2.2 inch Display. like this: Its controller is ILI9341. I ported it to my MCU and everythings work fine. one of the most important things in using a display is Gamma. when you would use ...
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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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LCD panels used in projectors - What are their limitations?

It's important I point out immediately that I am an absolute novice at all this. I am trying to self-teach myself the basics by building things but it is a slow slow process. So please bear with me if ...
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Sometimes LCD display is initialized half white

Rarely right after the startup my LCD display shows half the screen completely white, the other half shows the software without problems. The main problem here is that to see this problem I have to ...
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Segmented LCD — Voltage Sag Solutions

I've got a remote control transmitter, with a segmented LCD display. The MCU has an integrated LCD driver that is driving the display. I've got the MCU interfacing and working with the LCD. The LCD ...
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Connect STM32 FSMC to LCM with 6800 interface

I want to use STM32 to drive a LCM with a KS0108 controller. Sadly, it has a 6800 interface. Fortunately, ST gives a document: TFT LCD interfacing with the high-density STM32F10xxx FSMC . In p. 12 it ...
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LCD driver board M.NT68676.2 issue: Screen compressed, fills only part of display

I am trying to build a portable Raspberry Pi/Retropie system with an LCD screen I got from my old laptop (the idea is to have a portable gaming console to be used in a car). To drive the screen, I am ...
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16x2 Charater display for outdoor use

I currently have a project installed in an outdoor location. It currently uses a 16x2 blue OLED display for simple messages to the user. Over the past 4 years I have had to replace the display ...
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Powering 5" display with LiPo batteries

I'm using a 4DSystem 5" display with Arduino MEGA 2560. Normally Arduino is powered through a wall power supply but, in some conditions, I need to power the Arduino + LCD with batteries (for not more ...
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16x2 LCD Display Got Error Cause by External Current

As shown in the image above the 16x2 LCD display is controlled by Arduino. Relay and LCD both connected to +5V of Arduino The LCD got an erroneous symbols display whenever I pug/unplug the relay to ...
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Beaglebone black + serial enabled LCD

I'm trying to interface a SparkFun Serial Enabled 16x2 LCD (3.3V) to a Beaglebone Black. Since the beagleboard has on-board 3.3v and ground, I used that for the power to the LCD. For the 3.3v TTL ...
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Can't display on LCD with Atmega 328

I tried to display hello world on a 20x4 LCD using Atmega328. But I failed to display any character on the screen. I'm not sure where the problem is, either the initialization or the timing order. I ...
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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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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 https://www.aptina....
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16 x 2 LCD not displaying analog inputs fed to ATmega168

I am experiencing some problems getting a display of analog inputs(current and voltage) fed to ATmega168's A0 and A1 respectively. I believe the wiring and the program are correct since the same ...
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OLED Custom Character not being displayed correctly on Arduino Uno? Too Many?

So I have a bunch of custom characters and they are created like this ...
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Build In Self Test LCD

I've recently been trying to get a custom LCD (ET101005DSAK0) connected to an Embedded System on Module however without any success. When debugging why the LCD is not working I wanted to make use of ...
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Do carbon resistors not follow tolerance as they age?

I'm trying to figure out the problem with my LCD and resistors. The micro I'm using is AT89S52 and the LCD is a standard display based on the HD44780 chipset. Part of the code in my micro allows for ...
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Unable to find data sheet for MAX8918ITM

I am quite new to electronics, so I apologise for the inevitable mass of stupidity in this question. I am trying to find the data sheet for the LCD driver MAX8918ITM, from a Nikon COOLPIX L110, and it ...
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Custom LCD display design considerations

I'm in the early stages of designing a device that will have a custom, backlit LCD display and an injection molded case. I've never worked with a custom LCD display, and have not yet spoken with any ...
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Reusing LCD and precision balance components

For some time now I have been setting up a quality control system, which has started with a basic weighing system, which connects to a database and sends the information, and will end, I hope, with a ...
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Not getting reading back from HC-SR04 with PIC18F45k50 MCU

Hello I'm trying to measure the distance with HC-SRO4 ultrasound sensor PIC18F45k50 micro-controller however, I'm not reading any value on the LCD screen. Here is the following code that I have ...
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Need to find out one “a-Si TFTLCD” driver

I need to work with one 5" TFT LCD working with STM32 MCU, So I find out one 5 inch TFT LCD wich in seller website don't have written anything about isn't the driver. The LCD specification in web ...
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Help identifying LCD

I have an LCD from some farming equipment that I need to replace as it is not working but I am having trouble identifying a potential replacement part. I have tried googling part numbers but with no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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STM32F429i LTDC + SDRAM Buffer Issue

I have been trying to learn the basics of STM32 LTDC peripheral to drive a 4.3" 480 x 272 LCD using STM32F429IG mcu. I am using the Open429i dev kit by Wavehshare (https://www.waveshare.com/core429i....
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Driving animation on an LCD using microcontroller

I was running into issues with SPI bandwidth limits with a specific microcontroller I have been asked to use. It was limited to 6MHz SPI frequency which was limiting me to a 128 by 128 display with 16 ...
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Difference between RGB TN and RGB IPS display?

While I know the pros and cons of each type of screen and how IPS is superior to TN screens in viewing angles and color reproduction I'm trying to understand how these two screens operate differently. ...
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AMOLED display vs. LCD display: Power consumption when displaying white only?

LCD's power consumption only depends on the screen brightness setting, not on the displayed content, unlike AMOLED, where brighter colours (towards white) cause more power consumption, while black ...
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Interfacing NT7605-based LCD with MSP430

I've spent the last week or two trying to get my MSP430 to communicate with an NT7605-based LCD. I found this post with a very similar problem: Debugging initialization of LCD with NT7605 driver I'...
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CPT LCD display part number explanation

Does anyone know what the letters of Chunghwa Picture Tubes LCD mean in the part numbers for example 7" or 6.95" displays of a series all start with CLAA069LAXXX where XXX is a random assortment of ...
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Terminology - VDD vs VSS?

What is the correct voltage terminology for VDD and VSS? I've been installing a Winstar WEH001602D OLED and was struggling until I realised that it appears to have pins 1 and 2 reversed compared to ...
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LCD default boxes not showing when contrast pin is hooked to old-fashioned regulator circuit

I have an HD44780 compatible character LCD display (2 rows 16 characters a row) powered with 5v through a regulator (4.97V according to voltmeter). If I connect a 2.2K resistor between the LCD ...
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What is this early LCD/PDP interface?

This is the pinout for the internal screen connector of a 1986 Toshiba T3100SX 'laptop'. The screen itself is a orange neon gas plasma display (although they also made some with an LCD). Does anyone ...
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24-30pin connector for digital picture frame

Hey all I have 3 27" lcd panels that I will be making digital picture frames out of and I am looking for advice on what i can use in order to use only 1 cable going to the digital picture frame since ...