Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

The "Eleven" is our Uno-equivalent Arduino-compatible board, but with a number of improvements including prototyping area, a mini-USB connector, LEDs mounted near the edge, and the D13 LED isolated using a FET. [Product page]
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Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

Post by WoollySheep » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:37 pm

Hey all,
Just wondering how you would go about attaching a 7x2 LCD to the Eleven, I have been looking for charts for a few days but to no avail
Thanks

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Re: Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

Post by andrew » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:58 pm

Could you please reply with a link to the particular LCD?

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Re: Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

Post by WoollySheep » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:07 pm

Well, I can find no real identification on the LCD, all I know is that I purchased it from Jcar

I'll post a picture

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Re: Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

Post by andrew » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:20 pm

WoollySheep wrote:Well, I can find no real identification on the LCD, all I know is that I purchased it from Jcar

I'll post a picture
No need - what's the Jaycar catalogue number? It will be on the tax invoice.

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Re: Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

Post by WoollySheep » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:21 pm

DISP PNL LCD 2x16 CHAR WIDE ANGLE W/BLIGH
WH3032

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Re: Attaching 7x2 LCD to the Eleven

Post by andrew » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:56 pm

WoollySheep wrote:DISP PNL LCD 2x16 CHAR WIDE ANGLE W/BLIGH
WH3032
WH3032 is your wire :) but it sounds like a QP5518.
http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?ID=QP5518

So here's your pinout diagram:
http://www.jaycar.com.au/products_uploaded/QP5518.pdf

Then follow: http://arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/LiquidCrystal

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