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22 12, 2010

Adding the LCD (16X2 LCD DISPLAY) HD44780

By | 2016-11-05T11:17:47+00:00 December 22nd, 2010|Lightive Project|4 Comments

Introduction The LCD display in question is based on the very popular HD44780 controller. The Arduino platform has plenty of support for this controller and a library for its use is included with the Arduino IDE. The LCD will be driven in its 4-bit operation mode which requires the least pins. The 4-bit mode works by sending one nibble (4-bits) at a time to construct the entire byte. The display also has a character rom which simplifies [...]