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.