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A dual channel LCD controller that is compatible with HD44780 LCD modules.

PhidgetTextLCD Adapter

A dual channel LCD controller that is compatible with HD44780 LCD modules.

The PhidgetTextLCD Adapter lets you connect one or two HD44780 LCD modules. The adapter can handle up to 4 lines of 40 characters, depending on the LCD module you are using. You can separately adjust the backlight and the character contrast of each LCD module.
The 1204 API supports the following screen sizes (lines x characters):

  • 1x8, 2x8

  • 1x16, 2x16 4x16

  • 2x20, 4x20

  • 2x24

  • 1x40, 2x40, 4x40

  • Related Products:

    We carry a variety of LCD screens that can be pugged in the 1204. Just pick the one that fits your needs.

    Comes Packaged with:

  • A 3018 - Mini-USB Cable 180cm

  • A Hardware mounting kit

  • Electrical Properties

    Current Consumption Max 500 mA
    Current Consumption Min 34 mA
    Current Consumption Max (1x8 or 2x8 screen) 200 mA
    Current Consumption Max (2x20 or 2x24 screen) 76.5 mA
    Current Consumption Max (4x40 screen) 181 mA
    Current ConsumptionMax (Backlight) 400 mA
    Available Current per Coil Max 5 V DC
    USB Speed Full Speed

    Physical Properties

    Operating Temperature Min 0 °C
    Operating Temperature Max 70 °C

  • User Guide

  • Mechanical Drawings

  • Download 3D Step File

  • Programming Resources

  • Enclosure

    You can protect your board by purchasing the 3819 - Acrylic Enclosure for the 1204 .


    This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 08 October, 2014.