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I am new in LCD programming, please help me.

I need to know how to display "Hello World" in an LCD, I'm using PIC microcontroller 16f877a.
Posted 30-Jul-12 0:38am
Edited 30-Jul-12 5:14am
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Solution 1

Refer to the manual with the LCD you are using, it will have a SDK/documentation which you can program with and send data to display.
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CPallini 30-Jul-12 6:02am
   
Of course. My 5.
Mehdi Gholam 30-Jul-12 6:11am
   
Cheers CPallini!
Albert Holguin 30-Jul-12 10:15am
   
+5... usually the documentation comes with the microcontroller... just need to read up on it (or look it up in the manufacturer's website).
Mehdi Gholam 30-Jul-12 15:03pm
   
True, the LCD display also have pin outs and protocols.

Thanks Albert!
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Solution 2

It really depends on the LCD device you have (above all on its controller, if it have any).
Many LCDs use the HD44780 (or equivalent) controller, if this is also your case then Google may really help you: interfacing a PIC microcontroller with a HD44780[^].
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Mehdi Gholam 30-Jul-12 5:52am
   
5'ed
CPallini 30-Jul-12 6:02am
   
Thank you.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 30-Jul-12 19:55pm
   
You knew! :-) A 5.
--SA

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