The LCD Display-16X2 A Liquid crystal display (LCD) is a flat display that uses the light modulating properties of liquid display.They are common in consumer devices such as video players, gaming devices,clocks,telephones, computers,calculators etc.A (16×2) LCD panel consists of 16 coulums and 2 rows.
It can show upto 16 characters in 2 lines.LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen is an electronic display module and find a wide range of applications. A 16×2 LCD display is very basic module and is very commonly used in various devices and circuits. These modules are preferred over seven segments and other multi segment LEDs. The reasons being: LCDs are economical; easily programmable; have no limitation of displaying special & even custom characters (unlike in seven segments), animations and so on.A 16×2 LCD means it can display 16 characters per line and there are 2 such lines. In this LCD each character is displayed in 5×7 pixel matrix. This LCD has two registers, namely, Command and Data.The command register stores the comma.
Features LCD Display-16X2 :
- LCD Display 16X2 with Header soldered
- LCD display module advanced 16X2
- 3 wire LCD module 16X2
- I2C LCD Display 16X2
- Arduino LCD keypad shield
- Supply Voltage: 5V
- Standard 16×2 character LCD display
- It has a basic 16 character by 2 line display with a blue background with white characters
- 5 x 8 Dots With Cursor
Important command codes for LCD Display-16X2 with Header
Sr.No. Hex Code Command to LCD instruction Register 1 01 Clear display screen 2 02 Return home 3 04 Decrement cursor (shift cursor to left) 4 06 Increment cursor (shift cursor to right) 5 05 Shift display right 6 07 Shift display left 7 08 Display off, cursor off 8 0A Display off, cursor on 9 0C Display on, cursor off 10 0E Display on, cursor blinking 11 0F Display on, cursor blinking 12 10 Shift cursor position to left 13 14 Shift cursor position to right 14 18 Shift the entire display to the left 15 1C Shift the entire display to the right 16 80 Force cursor to beginning ( 1st line) 17 C0 Force cursor to beginning ( 2nd line) 18 38 2 lines and 5×7 matrix
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