Lightweight PicKit2 using USB serial LCD backpack

jeanmarc78 shared his Lightweight PicKit2 using USB serial LCD backpack in the forum: Then i decided to try to use the LCD backpack which has the same microcontroller as the basis for a lightweight PicKit2 programmer. In fact, the LCD Backpack is a quite full PIC18F2550 breakout board with a 20 MHz quartz. The standard […]

FIRMWARE UPDATE: USB and Serial LCD Backpack v1.1 beta 1

A new test firmware is available for the USB and Serial LCD Backpack. This update fixes some compatibility problems with the LCDproc software, and integrates the separate USB and serial mode firmwares. Now replies to 3 commands used by LCDproc that were not implemented before (replies 0x00 to commands 5,6,7) . This caused some problems […]

NEW PROTOTYPE: USB Universal LCD backpack

The USB Universal LCD backpack controls LCDs with up to 16 interface pins at 3.3volts or 5.0volts. This includes common HD44780 character LCDs and larger graphical LCDs. Small backpack mounts behind most LCDs USB control for common 1×8, 1×16, 2×8, 2×16 … up to 4×40 character displays and some graphic displays 3v3 and 5v LCDs […]

Week in (p)review: September 5, 2010

Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: USB Infrared Toy firmware v07 with bug fixes Updated WinLIRC plugin supports transmitting with the IR Toy SparkFun has the Logic Sniffer in stock. Thanks for helping us raise awareness of this open source project Honken demoed the first open source USB stack […]