Owel was unsure if the USB LCD Backpack would work with his 4×20 LCD. We worked with him in the forum to get it going. If you have any doubts or questions about your project, fast help is just a post away in the forum.
Dolabra posted an update on his USB LCD Backpack PIC18F24J50 free PCB build. This version used a different chip than the 18F2550 we used in the final revision. The USB LCD Backpack connects HD44780-compatible character LCD screens to your USB port. I put the bootloader problems aside and finished the UART support. This version will […]
Dolabra built a free USB LCD backpack PCB. His version is one of our prototypes based on the PIC18F24J50 microcontroller, which is different to the one we sell at Seeed with a PIC18F2550 uC. He had to do some coding to adapt it to the new chip. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you […]
We got our hands on a few cheap 2×16 red/black LCDs of eBay for $5 a piece, these are the same LCDs from the unboxing video. In preparation to build the soldering iron driver, we tested them out with the Bus Pirate LCD adapter and the USB LCD Backpack. Initially we were worried that the […]
startracer built a free USB LCD Backpack v1 PCB. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB drawer. Available for $16.95 at Seeed Studio.
A box of PCBs just arrived from Seeed Studio’s Fusion PCB service. This batch includes: Bus Blaster v2.6 with over voltage protection and series resistors on the JTAG pins Dangerous DSO v1.a with a few minor fixes USB POV Toy v1.a with X/Y/Z axis markers, this will be the production PCB (some day) AlteraMAX3000A CPLD […]
A box of PCBs just arrived from Seeed Studio’s Fusion PCB service. This batch includes: Bus Pirate v4 USB POV Toy Through-hole IR Toy PIC USB LCD backpack version We’ll be flinging lead today, watch for prototype updates later.
Here’s some highlights from the past week, in case you missed them: v06 USB Infrared Toy firmware with transmit mode The USB LCD backpack is nearly ready for a prototype The computer controlled voltage/current source/sink picked up a few new contributors Bus Pirate v4 worked over USB for the first time There’s a new collection […]