LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen is an electronic display module and find a wide range of applications. A 16×2 LCD display is very basic module and is very commonly used in various devices and circuits. These modules are preferred over?seven segments?and other multi segment?LEDs. The reasons being: LCDs are economical; easily programmable; have no limitation of displaying special & even?
- 16 characters wide, 2 rows
- White text on Blue background
- Connection port is 0.1″ pitch, single row for easy breadboarding and wiring
- Pins are documented on the back of the LCD to assist in wiring it up
- Single LED backlight included can be dimmed easily with a resistor or PWM
- Can be fully controlled with only 6 digital lines
- Up to 8 extra characters can be created for custom characters or ‘foreign’ language suppor