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I thought that someone here might be interested in this article on the “behind the scenes” control of character LCD’s. Fascinating  smiley-cool

http://lcd-linux.sourceforge.net/pdfdocs/lcd1.pdf
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Reminds me of when microcomputers were programmed through the front panel with switches. Those were the days ...
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Marco_c  - thank god for microcontrollers I say  smiley-cool It takes a lot of switch setting (and a 555 on the RS line) to even display a simple message. It certainly gives one a greater respect for all the heavy lifting that microcontrollers and libraries like LiquidCrystal do.


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Ah the old EPE (Everyday practical Electronics) magazine article. Those were the days. I think I may still have a copy on a backup drive some ware.
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Sorry for the noobish post but my knowledge is 10 years out of date!

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