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arduino:displays_for_classic_arduinos:parallel_character_lcd_displays_and_classic_arduinos [2018/02/01 19:38]
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 Character LCDs with parallel inputs are available all over the place. The most common formats are 16x2 and 20x4, but you can find other widths and heights as well. They're available with either positive or negative rendering and in a variety of backlight colors. They cover a [[http://www.blazedisplay.com/info/lcd-liquid-typesintroduction-66121.html | range of quality]], with serviceable STN displays running just a few dollars. Character LCDs with parallel inputs are available all over the place. The most common formats are 16x2 and 20x4, but you can find other widths and heights as well. They're available with either positive or negative rendering and in a variety of backlight colors. They cover a [[http://www.blazedisplay.com/info/lcd-liquid-typesintroduction-66121.html | range of quality]], with serviceable STN displays running just a few dollars.
  
-There's not much mystery behind whether they work with ATmega328P-based Arduinos: they are the go-to solution for most display requirements. Their biggest issue is their appearance. This can be partially mitigated by using an FSTN or higher quality unit. But this doesn't change the basic aesthetics. If you can't tolerate the looks, you'll have to opt for a graphic display.+There's not much mystery behind whether they work with ATmega328P-based Arduinos: they are the go-to solution for many display requirements. Their biggest issue is their appearance. This can be partially mitigated by using an FSTN or higher quality unit. But this doesn't change the basic aesthetics. If you can't tolerate the looks, you'll have to opt for a graphic display.
  
-A second issue is that they consume a lot of pins. There are I2C adapters available for the parallel interface though, which you'll be able to read about in this wiki sooner or later.+A second issue is that they consume a lot of pins. There are I2C adapters available for the parallel interface though, which you may be able to read about in this wiki if I eventually work with one.
  
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