16x2 White on Blue Character LCD with Backlight

16x2 White on Blue Character LCD with Backlight
Item# LCD-16x2B
Regular price: $13.95
Sale price: $11.95

Product Description:

This is an industry standard HD44780 based controlled 2 lines x 16 characters LCD display with WHITE characters on BLUE background and backlight. It is a parallel interface so you will need 7 GPIO pins for 4-bit mode or 11 GPIO pins for 8-bit mode to interface to this LCD screen.


Wide viewing angle and high contrast
Industry standard HD44780 equivalent LCD controller built-in
+5V DC LED backlight
Don't need separate power supply for backlight
Supported 4 or 8 bit parallel interface
Display 2-line X 16-character
Operate with 5V DC
Free 16 positions male header


Module Size (W x H x T): 80mm X 36mm X 14mm
Black Metal Bezel (W x H): 72.2mm X 24.1mm
Viewing Area (W x H): 64.5mm X 14.5mm

Items included:

16x2 White on Blue Character LCD
16 positions male header


HD44780 Datasheet
Basic wiring interface with printer parallel port
LCD Smartie software for Windows to interface with the LCDs
LCDproc software for Linux to interface with the LCDs
Parallel LCD wiring tutorial
Another parallel LCD wiring tutorial
How to control a HD44780-based character LCD tutorial