August 15, 2010

Simple LCD board

This is a simple LCD board to move an LCD based on HD44780 interface from prototyping to a more stable still not permanent setup.

It is based on this stripboard I recently got, which simplifies a bit the connections:

Here is the realization schema on this stripboard:

And here is the board:

A couple of spare female headers are used as minimal LCD support. Here is the LCD plugged in:

Eight pins are required to wire it up to Arduino (or minimal one), six towards digital pins and two for power.