16x2 LCD vertical height problem

I hooked up the LCD and then ran the example sketch from the LiquidCrystal lib. I am getting half of the character heights.

The attached images show me trying to write Chris on it. Any ideas?

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That's a hardware problem. No software will fix that problem.

Try cleaning the elastomers (google it)

// Per.

I kinda' thought so :frowning: