MR400-002 16x2 Character LCD Blue LED Backlight

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The Microbot model MR400-002 16x2 Character LCD Blue LED Backlight

This is a basic 16 character by 2 line display. White text on Blue background. Utilizes the extremely common SPLC780D parallel interface chipset.

An LED backlight enables optimal viewing in all lighting conditions.


  • 16 characters wide, 2 rows
  • White text on Blue background
  • Connection port is 0.1" pitch, single row for easy breadboarding and wiring
  • Pins are documented on the back of the LCD to assist in wiring it up
  • Single LED backlight included can be dimmed easily with a resistor or PWM
  • Can be fully controlled with only 6 digital lines
  • Up to 8 extra characters can be created for custom characters or 'foreign' language support


Manual (Arduino_Parallel_IO_Setup_Guide_v1.1.pdf, 1,143 Kb) [Download]

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