Calculator for KS0108, HD61202 and compatibles
The KS0108 chip does not have
built in text capability. Using the calculator below you can
get the bitmap values for any 5*7 character.
Click the pixels to toggle them
on/off. When you've got the pattern you want, copy the list
of values into your program.
Each character is 5 bytes, but
I added a sixth byte which is 0. It is the space between characters.
LCD (TrueType) font by Marco
Di Leo is a very useful reference for the bitmap layout of
LCD characters. It is also great for creating animated gifs as
the ones you can see on some of my other LCD pages. Here is the
As far as I know, this
calculator will also be useful for LCDs with the following controllers: