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LCD (2x16) Blue Backlight

LCD (2x16) Blue Backlight

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This is a basic text-based 16 characters by 2 lines LCD with white character on blue backlight. It utilizes the extremely common HD44780 parallel interface chipset.

Arduino IDE already has the LiquidCrystal library built-in. The examples given are using 6 digital pins only to control the LCD. Arduino official website also provides a very good tutorial to help you get started. You can connect this 16x2 LCD to an Arduino Uno as shown below.

LCD Arduino Circuit
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  • 16 x 2 characters LCD
  • Blue backlight white character
  • Built in controller (HD44780 or equivalent)


  • 80.3 x 36.1 x 11.0 mm


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  • 1x LCD (2x16) Blue Backlight
Can I use this lcd with maker uno? ( Ng, 09/07/2021 )
Hi. Yes, you can use it with maker uno too.
Can i use this with the raspberry pi 3 without any additional connector or soldering pins to the LCD? ( Prema Sathasivam, 19/09/2018 )
Hi, you may refer to this link
Hi, izit come with i2c? come with cable ? ( chong, 06/08/2017 )
Hi, sorry it does not come with any IC and cable. Thanks
Can this LCD use arudino lcd4bit mod library too? ( Moos, 09/10/2016 )


Yes, sure you can use it. 

If you have further question, you can ask at our technical forum, as this session is only for short inquiry. Thanks. :)

can it use for arduino ?? ( Yong, 16/06/2016 )

Hi. Yes it is possible but you may need extra circuit to do so. You can consider LCD Keypad Shield. Kindly visit technical forum for further inquiry as this session is only for short inquiry. Thanks. :)

could you suggest what size of header i need? thankyou ( suzy, 06/05/2016 )

Hi, Did you mean the pin header? Normally we use this type of pin header. You can check list of pin header available here. Thanks :)

Where can get the lcd library for pic18f4550? ( Jay, 21/01/2016 )

Hi, You can check this out as reference. Kindly visit technical forum for further inquiry as this session is only for short inquiry. Thanks. :)

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