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20×4 Character LCD with LED Backlight (Parallel Interface), White on Blue

Pololu item #: 1219 0 in stock
Brand: Generic
RoHS 3 compliant

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1 19.95
10 17.95

This white-on-blue 20×4 LCD can be used to add an eye-catching display to your electronics project. An LED backlight enables viewing in dim lighting conditions. This unit uses the HD44780 interface found on most parallel character displays.

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Size: 98 x 60 x 14 mm
Viewing area: 76 x 26 mm
Dot size: 0.55 x 0.55 mm
Character size: 2.95 x 4.75 mm
Weight: 78 g

General specifications

Minimum logic voltage: 4.8 V1
Maximum logic voltage: 5.2 V1
Typical LED backlight voltage drop: 3.2 V2
Typical LED backlight current: 72 mA
Supply current: 1.2 mA


This LCD is not intended for use with 3.3V-logic systems (the input high threshold, VIH, is 4 V).
Voltage drop across the LEDs only. This LCD has a built-in 25.5 Ω current-limiting resistance in series with the backlight LEDs.

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