ZITRADES New 1602 LCD Keypad Shield Module Display for Arduino Duemilanove BY ZITRADES
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- LCD type:1602 character
- Volume:2 LINE X16 character
- Character size:2.95×4.35(W×H)mm
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LCD type:1602 character
Volume:2 LINE X16 character
1602LCD use 14pin(No backlight) or 16pin(with backlight) port
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Also, the pins are standard header pins which are a little too short so the board slightly touches the power jack and do not fit snugly. The board actually falls off of my SMD Uno.
Honestly, you are better off buying a protoshield and soldering your own LCD to the board- the circuit is documented on the arduino website.
Edit: I figured out by cutting the trace of D10 to the transistor, you can bridge the cut with a 1n134 or a 1n5819 diode (I used a zener since it is what I had on hand). The 1n134 is hard to find but will allow PWM brightness control without burning out your Arduino. On the other hand, the zener sets the display brightness around safely to full. I updated the rating to 4 stars because of the price.
By replacing the on board buttons with wired external momentary buttons and reprogramming the functions, this unit has become the visual interface in this new unit.
Will be buying more as projects continue and for an order for 50 more of these test fixtures
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