Basic 16x2 Character LCD - White on Black 5V

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Basic 16x2 Character LCD - White on Black 5V

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The Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD - White on Black 5V is a compact display module, offering a 16-character, 2-line display with a striking contrast of white characters on a black background. It employs the widely used HD44780 parallel interface chipset, which ensures a seamless and hassle-free interface. The interface code is readily available, making it easy for you to get started. To interface with this LCD screen, you'll need approximately 11 general I/O pins. A key feature of this LCD is its white LED backlight, which enhances visibility and readability.

The Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD - White on Black 5V measures approximately 8 cm x 3.6 cm, making it a compact and practical choice for various applications. Its size makes it ideal for use in handheld devices, robotics, and other compact electronics where space is a premium.

With its white characters on a black background, this LCD display offers high contrast and easy readability, even in low-light conditions. This makes it suitable for a range of applications, from home automation systems to DIY electronics projects. The white LED backlight further enhances visibility, ensuring your text is always clear and easy to read.

Thanks to the popular HD44780 parallel interface chipset, interfacing with this LCD screen is straightforward and hassle-free. The interface code is freely available, allowing you to get your LCD up and running quickly. Whether you're a seasoned electronics enthusiast or a beginner, you'll appreciate the simplicity and convenience of this LCD display.

The Sparkfun Basic 16x2 Character LCD - White on Black 5V is not just a display module; it's a versatile piece of technology that can add functionality and sophistication to your projects. Its compact size, high contrast display, and easy interfacing make it a valuable addition to any electronics toolkit.


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Brand Sparkfun
More infoBasic Character LCD Hookup Guide - SparkFun Learn
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Length37 mm
Width83 mm
Height14 mm
Weight69,8 g
€ 23,50€ 19,45 Excl. VAT (NL)
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Delivered in 5 to 10 days
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