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YuridaE

Hi, my lcd is working but it seems that it is not 16x2 but rather 8x2... what do you think is the problem?



i use the example of LCD in arduino, all of them but it is just divided in half.. help plss

Erdin

Can you make a very small test sketch and post it.
I think the lcd is broken....

JimboZA


I think the lcd is broken....


Wasn't there a post this last week or so, about a 16 character line which needed to be treated as 2 x 8 character sections? I did a quick seach and can't find it. Or I imagined it.....

Erdin

This one ? http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php?topic=156184.0

YuridaE


This one ? http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php?topic=156184.0


i think the problem on that one is that it is only showing the 8 left chars while mine is showing the 2message on both half

Erdin

The example in the Arduino IDE is okay. So your lcd is broken. You should get a new one.

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