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PIC LCD backpack free PCB build and hack

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Having built a free PIC LCD backpack PCB, Ezflyr decided to hack its pins to use with his temperature and humidity sensor. He successfully adjusted LCD backpack's firmware, and developed a small app to display the temperature and humidity information on the computer. Via the forum. If you build a free PCB...

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PIC LCD backpack assembled

Friday, April 29th, 2011

schazamp posted pictures of an assembled PIC USB LCD backpack PCB in the project log forum. Nice work! Thanks for posting a picture of the completed board! With our new unlimited free PCB program schazamp gets a coupon code for another free PCB.

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Week in (p)review: April 15, 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Everyone who posts a project log this week gets a free PCB! Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Bus Blaster v2 was released, the first batch is almost gone A PIC LCD backpack...

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STATUS UPDATE: PIC LCD backpack

Monday, April 11th, 2011

We're trying a new Monday post with status updates on new projects currently in production. This will cover project development, and gritty details like last minutes changes and production problems. This is a USB and serial backpack for simple HD44780 character LCD screens. It has a few nice features that...

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Recent Comments

  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please