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Interfacing 16×2 LCD with C2000 launchpad

c2000_lauchpad

  The C2000 Launchpad is an inexpensive evaluation module based on Piccolo family microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). The famous one is TMS320F28027 Digital Signal Controller (DSC). This DSC is indented for real time control and digital signal processing applications. If you wanna learn about digital signal controllers, I would recommend this as the starting point. More information about the C2000 Launchpad can be found at TI website. There is CCS (Code Composer Studio) IDE for programming and debugging the …

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Interface – LCD in 4 bit Mode: Part 3

LCD in 4 bit mode pin connection

Embedded applications are always developed on controllers whose resources are almost fully used in order to cut the cost of the product. This is done especially in applications that do not need any future expansions or a firmware updates. They are Make-it and Forget-it kind of applications. Most of the time, either the memory or the available pins are in demand. In some cases both memory and pin count are less. The Character LCD in 8 bit mode uses 8 …

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Programming LCD in 8 bit mode – Part -2

LCD interface setup

This post documents the steps involved in interfacing the LCD in 8 bit mode with a microcontroller. It belongs to a series of 4 posts. If you landed here straight from a search engine here is an index to help you navigate. LCD Module Basic Theory. (LCD Controllers, CG&DD RAM, PIN description,Timing Diagram, Commands) Programming LCDs in 8 bit mode. (programming pic18f4520 in C with C18 compiler under 8 bit mode) Programming LCDs in 4 bit mode. (programming pic18f4520 in C with C18 compiler under 4 bit mode) Creating Custom Characters …

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Interfacing LCD Module with Microcontroller: Part -1

lcd interface

The LCD module interface with a microcontroller is simple and it is a primitive means of adding a visual appeal to your embedded application. There are two basic types of LCD modules in the market they are, Character LCD and Graphics LCD. Character LCD’s are the some of the cheapest means LCD displays available today. This post is first of a series of four posts that walks through entire process of interfacing an LCD module with a (any) microcontroller with …

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Character LCD Command Sheet HTML Version

Character LCD Command Sheet

I was looking for an Image of the Character LCD command sheet throughout the internet and failed find any good resolution images that I can use for post references. Here is a HTML Version that could be used at whichever resolution you choose! Character LCD Command Sheet Instruction Code Description Execution time RS RW D7 D6 D5 D4 D3 D2 D1 D0 Clear display  0 0  0  0 0 0 0 0 0 1  Clears display and returns cursor to the …

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