Here you will find
information on how to use character type dot matrix
LCD modules and some info on KS0108 (or compatibles)
based graphic LCDs. The LCD Custom-Character Calculator
from Scott Edwards Electronics Inc. and two other
calculators to be used with KS0108 or HD61202 are
also available here. And do not forget to play with
the LCD simulators while learning how to use LCD displays.
the charater type
LCD simulator or the graphic
Information presented here will
cover mostly parallelly interfaced LCD modules. If you are interested
in serially interfaced LCD modules, I suggest that you should visit
Scott Edwards Electronics Inc.
web site ,where you will find serially interfaced LCD modules, and
related application notes.
With the info and tools presented
here you should be able to create effects like the animation below.
You can use it to create vertically scrolling menus .Sure,such things
are not essential, and require memory and processing resources,
but they might make your project/product stand out from the crowd.
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to navigate through my LCD related pages: