USB 16x2 RGB LCD

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Raspberry Pi USB 16x2 RGB LCD sku:443780


Raspberry Pi USB 16x2 RGB LCD sku:443780
Raspberry Pi USB 16x2 RGB LCD sku:443780
Raspberry Pi USB 16x2 RGB LCD sku:443780

Introduction

SKU: 443780 USBLCD is suitable for Raspberry Pi Model B and B Plus and PC as well, support win/ linux and multi-system with processor. And support various of LCD. It can program control without occupying GPIO interface.

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Features

  • The right size of 1602 LCD screen, can stand on the table and DIY to any cases.
  • The USB interface can help you avoid various wiring.
  • No drive and no program on Raspberry Pi, great function supports XBMC system.
  • Support various size of LCD, SO far we’ ve tested it on LCD1602, CD1604, D44780, CD2004 etc.
  • Compatible with PC, It can display operational information via software configuration.
  • Support switching details and programming other function with two button.
  • Support Program Controlling under the condition of Python.
  • Provide deploy course about CN and EN instructions.

Python Course

  • Install course and the needed software and file
  • Install python file of LCD, then operate

$ sudo pip install lcd2usb

USBLCD.jpg


  • Download python example course we provided,unzip and copy into Raspberry.
  • Program the example course,it defaults time and IP address. It' ll display CPU occupancy rate, temperature

and RAM occupancy rate etc

$ sudo python usblcd.py

USBLCD2.jpg
USBLCD3.jpg
USBLCD4.jpg

Besides, you can also use the lcd test program to test whether connect in normal.

Volumio course

Mpdlcd4.jpg
  • Install the software of lcdproc screen display

sudo apt-get install lcdproc

Mpdlcd1.jpg
  • Edit deploying file

sudo nano /etc/LCDd.conf

Mpdlcd2.jpg
  • Find out and Revise the following contect:
Revise 'Driver=curses ' for  'Driver=hd44780'
Revise '#ServerScreen=no' for 'ServerScreen=off'

Find out [hd44780] and revise the information:

[hd44780]
ConnectionType=lcd2usb
Contrast=850
Brightness=800
OffBrightness=0
Keypad=yes
Backlight=yes
Size=16×2
KeyDirect_1=Up
KeyDirect_2=Down
  • Install software of MPDlcd
sudo apt-get install python-mpd
sudo apt-get install python-pip
sudo pip install mpdlcd
wget -O /etc/mpdlcd.conf
  • Operate related software when startup deploy system
sudo update-rc.d LCDd defaults

Edit /etc/rc.local, add the following order before exit0

su pi -c mpdlcd –no-syslog &

Mpdlcd3.jpg

Download

Python annex: File:USBLCD1.zip

software and file for python course

Referance software for python course

MPDlcd

MPDlcd/0.4.0

MPDlcd software

Packing List

  • 1 x LCD Screen
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