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Topic: [RESOLVED][Nokia 5110] Blink Black Screen (Read 3646 times) previous topic - next topic

Jun 24, 2012, 10:33 pm Last Edit: Jun 27, 2012, 07:17 pm by RiRoanne Reason: 1
Hey guys,

Because of no solution was found in my last topic in the French section, I'm coming here to asking you for help !

In fact I'm working on the Mega 2560 rev3 board with a LCD display from Sparkfun (It's a Nokia 5110) and I'm in front of a small problem :

My screen still black when I'm trying to send a characters string.

I have wrote a small program to explain to you what's wrong and maked a movie to show the result :

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#define PIN_SCE   7  
#define PIN_RESET 6  
#define PIN_DC    5
#define PIN_SDIN  4  
#define PIN_SCLK  3  
#define LED       13

#define LCD_C     LOW
#define LCD_D     HIGH

#define LCD_X     84
#define LCD_Y     48
#define LCD_CMD   0

static const byte ASCII[][5] =
{
{0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00} // 20  
,{0x00, 0x00, 0x5f, 0x00, 0x00} // 21 !
,{0x00, 0x07, 0x00, 0x07, 0x00} // 22 "
,{0x14, 0x7f, 0x14, 0x7f, 0x14} // 23 #
,{0x24, 0x2a, 0x7f, 0x2a, 0x12} // 24 $
,{0x23, 0x13, 0x08, 0x64, 0x62} // 25 %
,{0x36, 0x49, 0x55, 0x22, 0x50} // 26 &
,{0x00, 0x05, 0x03, 0x00, 0x00} // 27 '
,{0x00, 0x1c, 0x22, 0x41, 0x00} // 28 (
,{0x00, 0x41, 0x22, 0x1c, 0x00} // 29 )
,{0x14, 0x08, 0x3e, 0x08, 0x14} // 2a *
,{0x08, 0x08, 0x3e, 0x08, 0x08} // 2b +
,{0x00, 0x50, 0x30, 0x00, 0x00} // 2c ,
,{0x08, 0x08, 0x08, 0x08, 0x08} // 2d -
,{0x00, 0x60, 0x60, 0x00, 0x00} // 2e .
,{0x20, 0x10, 0x08, 0x04, 0x02} // 2f /
,{0x3e, 0x51, 0x49, 0x45, 0x3e} // 30 0
,{0x00, 0x42, 0x7f, 0x40, 0x00} // 31 1
,{0x42, 0x61, 0x51, 0x49, 0x46} // 32 2
,{0x21, 0x41, 0x45, 0x4b, 0x31} // 33 3
,{0x18, 0x14, 0x12, 0x7f, 0x10} // 34 4
,{0x27, 0x45, 0x45, 0x45, 0x39} // 35 5
,{0x3c, 0x4a, 0x49, 0x49, 0x30} // 36 6
,{0x01, 0x71, 0x09, 0x05, 0x03} // 37 7
,{0x36, 0x49, 0x49, 0x49, 0x36} // 38 8
,{0x06, 0x49, 0x49, 0x29, 0x1e} // 39 9
,{0x00, 0x36, 0x36, 0x00, 0x00} // 3a :
,{0x00, 0x56, 0x36, 0x00, 0x00} // 3b ;
,{0x08, 0x14, 0x22, 0x41, 0x00} // 3c <
,{0x14, 0x14, 0x14, 0x14, 0x14} // 3d =
,{0x00, 0x41, 0x22, 0x14, 0x08} // 3e >
,{0x02, 0x01, 0x51, 0x09, 0x06} // 3f ?
,{0x32, 0x49, 0x79, 0x41, 0x3e} // 40 @
,{0x7e, 0x11, 0x11, 0x11, 0x7e} // 41 A
,{0x7f, 0x49, 0x49, 0x49, 0x36} // 42 B
,{0x3e, 0x41, 0x41, 0x41, 0x22} // 43 C
,{0x7f, 0x41, 0x41, 0x22, 0x1c} // 44 D
,{0x7f, 0x49, 0x49, 0x49, 0x41} // 45 E
,{0x7f, 0x09, 0x09, 0x09, 0x01} // 46 F
,{0x3e, 0x41, 0x49, 0x49, 0x7a} // 47 G
,{0x7f, 0x08, 0x08, 0x08, 0x7f} // 48 H
,{0x00, 0x41, 0x7f, 0x41, 0x00} // 49 I
,{0x20, 0x40, 0x41, 0x3f, 0x01} // 4a J
,{0x7f, 0x08, 0x14, 0x22, 0x41} // 4b K
,{0x7f, 0x40, 0x40, 0x40, 0x40} // 4c L
,{0x7f, 0x02, 0x0c, 0x02, 0x7f} // 4d M
,{0x7f, 0x04, 0x08, 0x10, 0x7f} // 4e N
,{0x3e, 0x41, 0x41, 0x41, 0x3e} // 4f O
,{0x7f, 0x09, 0x09, 0x09, 0x06} // 50 P
,{0x3e, 0x41, 0x51, 0x21, 0x5e} // 51 Q
,{0x7f, 0x09, 0x19, 0x29, 0x46} // 52 R
,{0x46, 0x49, 0x49, 0x49, 0x31} // 53 S
,{0x01, 0x01, 0x7f, 0x01, 0x01} // 54 T
,{0x3f, 0x40, 0x40, 0x40, 0x3f} // 55 U
,{0x1f, 0x20, 0x40, 0x20, 0x1f} // 56 V
,{0x3f, 0x40, 0x38, 0x40, 0x3f} // 57 W
,{0x63, 0x14, 0x08, 0x14, 0x63} // 58 X
,{0x07, 0x08, 0x70, 0x08, 0x07} // 59 Y
,{0x61, 0x51, 0x49, 0x45, 0x43} // 5a Z
,{0x00, 0x7f, 0x41, 0x41, 0x00} // 5b [
,{0x02, 0x04, 0x08, 0x10, 0x20} // 5c ¥
,{0x00, 0x41, 0x41, 0x7f, 0x00} // 5d ]
,{0x04, 0x02, 0x01, 0x02, 0x04} // 5e ^
,{0x40, 0x40, 0x40, 0x40, 0x40} // 5f _
,{0x00, 0x01, 0x02, 0x04, 0x00} // 60 `
,{0x20, 0x54, 0x54, 0x54, 0x78} // 61 a
,{0x7f, 0x48, 0x44, 0x44, 0x38} // 62 b
,{0x38, 0x44, 0x44, 0x44, 0x20} // 63 c
,{0x38, 0x44, 0x44, 0x48, 0x7f} // 64 d
,{0x38, 0x54, 0x54, 0x54, 0x18} // 65 e
,{0x08, 0x7e, 0x09, 0x01, 0x02} // 66 f
,{0x0c, 0x52, 0x52, 0x52, 0x3e} // 67 g
,{0x7f, 0x08, 0x04, 0x04, 0x78} // 68 h
,{0x00, 0x44, 0x7d, 0x40, 0x00} // 69 i
,{0x20, 0x40, 0x44, 0x3d, 0x00} // 6a j
,{0x7f, 0x10, 0x28, 0x44, 0x00} // 6b k
,{0x00, 0x41, 0x7f, 0x40, 0x00} // 6c l
,{0x7c, 0x04, 0x18, 0x04, 0x78} // 6d m
,{0x7c, 0x08, 0x04, 0x04, 0x78} // 6e n
,{0x38, 0x44, 0x44, 0x44, 0x38} // 6f o
,{0x7c, 0x14, 0x14, 0x14, 0x08} // 70 p
,{0x08, 0x14, 0x14, 0x18, 0x7c} // 71 q
,{0x7c, 0x08, 0x04, 0x04, 0x08} // 72 r
,{0x48, 0x54, 0x54, 0x54, 0x20} // 73 s
,{0x04, 0x3f, 0x44, 0x40, 0x20} // 74 t
,{0x3c, 0x40, 0x40, 0x20, 0x7c} // 75 u
,{0x1c, 0x20, 0x40, 0x20, 0x1c} // 76 v
,{0x3c, 0x40, 0x30, 0x40, 0x3c} // 77 w
,{0x44, 0x28, 0x10, 0x28, 0x44} // 78 x
,{0x0c, 0x50, 0x50, 0x50, 0x3c} // 79 y
,{0x44, 0x64, 0x54, 0x4c, 0x44} // 7a z
,{0x00, 0x08, 0x36, 0x41, 0x00} // 7b {
,{0x00, 0x00, 0x7f, 0x00, 0x00} // 7c |
,{0x00, 0x41, 0x36, 0x08, 0x00} // 7d }
,{0x10, 0x08, 0x08, 0x10, 0x08} // 7e ?
,{0x00, 0x06, 0x09, 0x09, 0x06} // 7f ?
};


void LcdCharacter(char character)
{
 LcdWrite(LCD_D, 0x00);
 for (int index = 0; index < 5; index++)
 {
   LcdWrite(LCD_D, ASCII[character - 0x20][index]);
 }
 LcdWrite(LCD_D, 0x00);
}

void LcdClear(void)
{
 for (int index = 0; index < LCD_X * LCD_Y / 8; index++)
 {
   LcdWrite(LCD_D, 0x00);
 }
}

void LcdInitialise(void)
{
  digitalWrite(PIN_RESET, LOW);
// delay(1);
 digitalWrite(PIN_RESET, HIGH);

 LcdWrite( LCD_CMD, 0x21 );  // LCD Extended Commands.
 LcdWrite( LCD_CMD, 0xBF );  // Set LCD Vop (Contrast). //B1  //Actu Bf
 LcdWrite( LCD_CMD, 0x04 );  // Set Temp coefficent. //0x04  //04
 LcdWrite( LCD_CMD, 0x14 );  // LCD bias mode 1:48. //0x13  //014
 LcdWrite( LCD_CMD, 0x0C );  // LCD in normal mode. 0x0d for inverse    //0c
 LcdWrite(LCD_C, 0x20);
 LcdWrite(LCD_C, 0x0C);
}

void LcdString(char *characters)
{
 while (*characters)
 {
   LcdCharacter(*characters++);
 }
}

void LcdWrite(byte dc, byte data)
{
 digitalWrite(PIN_DC, dc);
 digitalWrite(PIN_SCE, LOW);
 shiftOut(PIN_SDIN, PIN_SCLK, MSBFIRST, data);
 digitalWrite(PIN_SCE, HIGH);
}

// gotoXY routine to position cursor
// x - range: 0 to 84
// y - range: 0 to 5

void gotoXY(int x, int y)
{
 LcdWrite( 0, 0x80 | x);  // Column.
 LcdWrite( 0, 0x40 | y);  // Row.  

}


void setup(void)
{
pinMode (LED, OUTPUT);
pinMode(PIN_SCE,   OUTPUT);
pinMode(PIN_RESET, OUTPUT);
pinMode(PIN_DC,    OUTPUT);
pinMode(PIN_SDIN,  OUTPUT);
pinMode(PIN_SCLK,  OUTPUT);
LcdInitialise();
LcdClear();
digitalWrite(LED, HIGH);
delay(5000);


}

void loop(void)
{
 
digitalWrite(LED, LOW);
gotoXY(1,1);
LcdString ("RIR2012");
delay(5000);

LcdClear();
digitalWrite(LED, HIGH);
delay(5000);

digitalWrite(LED, LOW);
digitalWrite(PIN_RESET, LOW);
delay(5000);

digitalWrite(LED, HIGH);
while(1);

}




The Movie :

http://www.youtube.com/embed/4X9tKgxOBtE



I have already tried many differents sources codes (http://code.google.com/p/pcd8544/ ; Arduino Playground ...)
,but all of them has shown : the same result you can see in my movie.


I'm listening for all suggestions and thank you in advance




olikraus

... what i noticed...
1) There is no level shifter. The PCD8544 expects 3.3 logic. Not sure if the sparkfun has a level shifter
2) Choose a longer reset (20-30 ms)
3) Try some different values for Vop (see also the comments for the product on the sparkfun page)

Also compare with init sequence in u8glib: https://code.google.com/p/u8glib/source/browse/csrc/u8g_dev_pcd8544_84x48.c

Oliver

Altough it's wrote that the screen has to be connected with a 5V power source, I have put a resistor (3.5kOhm) between the 5V and the Vcc and the LCD perfectly works

http://sfecdn.s3.amazonaws.com/tutorialimages/GraphicLCDLandingPage/LCD1.jpg

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