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LCD-00256

Basic 20x4 Character LCD - Black on Green 5V

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This is a basic 20 character by 4 line display. Utilizes the extremely common HD44780 parallel interface chipset ([datasheet](http://www.sparkfun.com/datasheets/LCD/HD44780.pdf)). Interface code is freely available. You will need ~11 general I/O pins to interface to this LCD screen. Includes LED backlight.

**Features:**

* 3.86 x 2.36 x 0.55\"

**Documents:**

* [Datasheet](http://www.sparkfun.com/datasheets/LCD/GDM2004D.pdf)
* [mbed Example](http://mbed.org/cookbook/Text-LCD)
* [AVR Example](http://homepage.hispeed.ch/peterfleury/avr-lcd44780.html)
* [Character Generator](http://cdn.sparkfun.com/datasheets/LCD/Monochrome/HD44780CCGV1001.zip)

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