LCD Display and Operation

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by hunterage2000, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. hunterage2000

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    Can someone tell me what I need to interface an ADC to a 16 x 2 LCD display? Do I need a microcontroller between it to get it to work?
     
  2. THE_RB

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    Yes. The display requires a correct sequence of command codes to initialise it, then specific commands and data sent to make characters appear on the display.

    So to make the display work will require either a microcontroller, or connection to a PC or some controller that is capable of sending a list of commands and data.
     
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