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LCD Smartie PCB

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If you’ve read my previous post on LCD Smartie, you’ll realise that I made my circuit on a breadboard. I liked it a lot so I decided to make a permanent PCB for it. I’m doing this so that I can practise my soldering too. I will be using a pre-made PCB because it’s quite a simple circuit. This is …

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LCD Smartie through Arduino

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I’ve talked about LCD Smartie a few posts ago but that was connected through the Parallel port. If you’ve not read it, please do so here. As parallel ports are getting more rare each day, computers start losing parallel ports and electronics will have to move on to a new interface. LCD Smartie is a relatively old project but because …

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Arduino Interfacing with HD44780 LCD

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In a previous post, I’ve shown that the HD44780 LCD can be interfaced by a computer. Please read it here if you haven’t done so. Mostly these LCDs will be interfaced by a microprocessor or a microcontroller in embedded systems. To program a MCU to interface with an LCD is relatively simple once you’ve read the datasheet. But unfortunately the LCD …

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LCD Smartie

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LCD Smartie is a software that helps the computer to interface with a character or graphical LCD. It can show any stats about the computer on the LCD and it is very popular among PC enthusiasts because it allows them to keep track of their computer when they’re watching a movie or playing a game. It’s not convenient to switch …

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HD44780 2×16 Dot Matrix LCD

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Bought this at Ebay for only RM10 including shipping. This came all the way from China, hence why it is so cheap. Took around two weeks to arrive and here it is. Apparently a paper box is too costly but thank God it arrived in one piece. The connector shown does not come with the LCD, I bought it separately so …

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