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Character LCD (CharLCD)

Last Updated: 
Apr 19, 2016


  • Implements the industry standard Hitachi HD44780 LCD display driver chip protocol
  • Requires only seven I/O pins on one I/O port
  • Contains built-in character editor to create user-defined custom characters
  • Supports Horizontal and vertical bar graphs

General Description

The Character LCD component contains a set of library routines that enable simple use of one, two, or four-line LCD modules that follow the Hitachi 44780 standard 4-bit interface. The component provides APIs to implement horizontal and vertical bar graphs, or you can create and display your own custom characters.

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