Posts Tagged ‘LCD backpack’

Mini LCD adapter Backpack

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Arthur Guy made this mini LCD backpack for the smaller display screens: This is an LCD backpack but it is for the smaller displays with the double row of pins rather than the single line. I made this adapter as I was working with some small displays and needed a simple...

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Lightweight PicKit2 using USB serial LCD backpack

Monday, April 15th, 2013

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...

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HD44780 LCD backpack

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Phalox blogged about his LCD backpack build: I've been using this LCD for a week now at work, and it makes receiving emails nicer :-) Now I should still get it to work with LCDproc. That should provide for a lot more flexibility! Via the forum.

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

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

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)...

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NEW PROTOTYPE: USB Universal LCD backpack

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

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 1x8, 1x16, 2x8, 2x16 ... up to 4x40 character displays and some graphic...

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Week in (p)review: September 5, 2010

Sunday, September 5th, 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...

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