Basic 16x2 Character LCD - Black on Green 5V

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Basic 16x2 Character LCD - Black on Green 5V

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The Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD - Black on Green 5V is a simple yet effective display unit. It features a 16 character by 2 line display, with black text on a green background. The LCD screen utilizes the widely used HD44780 parallel interface chipset. To interface with this LCD screen, around 11 general I/O pins are required. A key feature of this product is the inclusion of an LED backlight, enhancing visibility and readability.

This LCD screen can be used in a variety of applications, from simple DIY electronics projects to more complex devices requiring a basic display. The black text on a green background provides excellent contrast, making it easy to read even in low light conditions. The LED backlight further enhances this readability, making this LCD screen a versatile option for many projects.

The Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD measures 80mm x 36.1mm, making it compact enough to fit in a variety of projects without taking up too much space. It's a great addition to any electronics enthusiast's toolkit, offering a simple and effective way to add a display to your projects.

The product comes with a comprehensive set of documents, including a hookup guide, a GDM1602K.pdf, an extended datasheet, and various examples. These resources make it easy to understand how to best use and integrate this LCD screen into your projects.

With its easy-to-use interface, compact size, and excellent readability, the Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD - Black on Green 5V is an excellent choice for anyone needing a basic, reliable display for their projects.


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Brand Sparkfun
More infoBasic Character LCD Hookup Guide - SparkFun Learn
Size info
Length40 mm
Width92 mm
Height11 mm
Weight68,8 g
€ 21,55€ 17,80 Excl. VAT (NL)
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