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by RickN
Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: MOC/MOS/MOI/MOU/X-Board/MOP
Topic: Beginner question, Powering up MOP-AL162a
Replies: 5
Views: 4895

Allright. The MC already runs a program that should drive a LCD that uses the "Hitachi HD44780" driver, but I'll check the code with the datasheet anyway.

As for the backlight, how do I connect these 2 pins... LED+ to 5Volt and LED- to the ground?

Thanks for helping!
Rick
by RickN
Mon Oct 05, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: MOC/MOS/MOI/MOU/X-Board/MOP
Topic: Beginner question, Powering up MOP-AL162a
Replies: 5
Views: 4895

Hi again, I wired the board as being told, but still nothing happens. What should happen when I power the LCD up? I guess I should at least see the screen brighten up, maybe with some blocks printed? Anyhow, Pin1 & 3 are on the ground, pin2 on the 5Volt. R/W is to the ground as well (I only need to ...
by RickN
Fri Oct 02, 2009 3:32 am
Forum: MOC/MOS/MOI/MOU/X-Board/MOP
Topic: Beginner question, Powering up MOP-AL162a
Replies: 5
Views: 4895

Beginner question, Powering up MOP-AL162a

Hi, Could someone tell me what I'm doing wrong? I'm trying to power up a MOP-AL162a LCD but nothing is happening. I guess the wiring is wrong. I never did electronics before (except letting a LED burn via a Microcontroller) so forgive me. Here's the situation, I have an Arduino Microcontroller conne...