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This compact 8 x 2 LCD is great for small microcontroller projects where you want more than just a blinking LED for feedback. This unit uses the standard HD44780 parallel interface and features a black bezel.
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This little 8-character, 2-line parallel liquid crystal display is a generic equivalent of the Optrex DMC-50448N-AAE-AD LCD. It is incorporated into our Orangutan, Orangutan LV-168, and Orangutan SV-328 robot controllers and 3pi robot. It uses the common HD44780 interface, so sample interface code is widely available for a variety of microcontrollers. This is the smallest package we know of for this familiar interface.
You can find sample HD44780 LCD interface code written for a variety of AVR microcontrollers as part of the Pololu AVR library.
|1||Vss||ground (0 V)|
|2||Vdd||5 V logic supply voltage|
|4||RS||H/L register select signal|
|5||R/W||H/L read/write signal|
|6||E||H/L enable signal|
|7-14||DB0 – DB7||H/L data bus for 4- or 8-bit mode|
Note: some of our pictures show pins soldered to the LCD PCB, but this item ships without pins (the pads are standard 0.1" spacing), connectors, or cables.
People often buy this product together with:
|0.100" (2.54 mm) Extended Male Header: 2×7-Pin, 17.1 mm|
|0.100" (2.54 mm) Breakaway Male Header: 1×40-Pin, Straight, Black|