Questions tagged [lcd]

LCD stands for "Liquid Crystal Display" and is commonly known as a screen. The tag should be used for questions related to LCD display.

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Timer Countdown to control relay (multiple functions in void loop)

I'm trying to build this project with a simple code. Object is to hit up button to increment minutes or down to decrement minutes then hit start to start countdown, while its counting relay will turn ...
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16/2 arduino I2C lcd display not lighting up?

I am working with an I2C lcd display with an arduino uno board I have connected the gnd pin to gnd of arduino uno and the vcc pin to 5V of arduino uno and the display is not even lighting up there is ...
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TouchScreen GUI Reference Guide Help

Recently I have gotten some Touchscreens to add to my projects and I am very excited to use them. However, I am not sure where I can find a guide to help me create my own GUI with the touchscreens. ...
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Controlling 16x2 LCD backlight (I2C module)

I've installed an I2C module on my 16x2 LCD so i don't have access to all those LCD pins to control the backlight LED. BUT there is a 100 ohm smd resistor in series with anode of the backlight LED, i ...
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lcd.clear doesn't work with Serial.begin(9600) on Arduino Mega 2560

So I have a standard 16x2 LCD display with 16 pins. The LCD display works fine with every other aspect, however, the "lcd.clear" function doesn't work with "Serial.begin(ANY BAUD)". I have tried ...
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Is this the right way to blink a character on LCD?

The code is this: #include <Wire.h> #include <LiquidCrystal_I2C.h> LiquidCrystal_I2C lcd(0x27, 16, 2); unsigned long blinkTime = 0; int ValueA = 22; String placeHolder = " "; void ...
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Controlling UC1638 Graphical LCD screen (C, with Arduino)

I am using Arduino Uno, trying to control LCD screen type UC1638 (240x128 monochrome) I want to fillup the screen in black). Searching up the internet I ended up using this code (written in C): /* ...
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20x4 LCD shows up as 20x2

I need help with my LCD. I have a 20x4 LCD and it shows up as 20x2. The LCD address said "// Set the LCD address to 0x27 for a 16 chars and 2 line display". I changed it which says "// Set the LCD ...
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How to modify a created byte?

I have created a byte for 16x2 LCD. It is basically a custom character which I will have to change later. byte char[8]{ B10000, B01000, B00100, B00010, B00001, B11000, B11100 }; I want to ...
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LCD on top of SD datalogger flickers help!

I have a problem with my 16,2 with buttons lcd shield.(LCD Keypad Shield). It is connected on top of an SD dataloger. I came to the conclusion that every time the sd shield logs data and completes the ...
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Arduino controlled LCD 16x2 is very very dim

I was testing out whether my 16x2 LCD works. I hooked it up to the arduino. Some white box appeared which probably meant it works fine, but the box and the blue background looked very dim even when ...
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16x2 lcd lighting up blue but not showing any text

i should probably start off by saying i am really new to this stuff and have barely any idea what i'm doing. i am triyng to use a DHT22 and a 16x2 LCD to show the temperature and humidity. here is the ...
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lcd doesn't show any characters , is the problem in the lcd itself?

That's my wiring besides another part of a project ( ultrasonic sensor) which works correctly on the same breadboard, Rs 12 , En 11 , d4 8 , d5 9 , d6 10 , d7 13 I tried to change power of arduino ...
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HD44780 DDRAM addressing on the second line

I write bytes to HD44780 display DDRAM to display characters and it works weird on the second line. I use 16x2 model and I write "0123456789" string from address X on. According to the datasheet: ...
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20x4 LCD Error. 8 black boxes to the left on row 3 and 4

20x4 I2C conected LCD. 8 black boxes to the left on row 3 and 4. What could the problem be?
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How to wire an lcd and a button [duplicate]

Anyone know how to wire a lcd with a button to react when the button is pressed and print on the lcd
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Code and wire a LCD and button [closed]

I need to code and wire: “Button is pressed.” to an LCD screen when a button is pressed. When the button is released, the LCD should display, “Button is released.” NEED HELP!!!
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Using 16x2 LCD code causes error in sensor reading

I haven't done much programming with Arduino, compared to my previous projects this one is kind of a major one. I have one of these DIY Filament extruder , I am trying to add Filament puller and ...
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LCD Display 128x64 weird pin, C86 (input)

I got some LCD display from my friend. Base on the model number (TopWay LM6023) printed on product, I found the data sheet from google. According to the datasheet, it is a 128*64 LCD display, but I am ...
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Make one button print different sentences on LCD

I am very new to arduino and I've been scratching my brain on how to make one button print out three different sentences. When I press it the first time, a " I am " is suppose to appear, when I press ...
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Morse Interpreter-(Problem on giving output with LCD Nokia 5110)

I am working on a project where my goal is to give an input from the key(button) with Morse alphabet and project it on an LCD screen and on the second phase I will also be adding a microphone system ...
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Cannot make LCD & Gyro work together

I'm new to this so there are some poor methods in my code when I try to introduce the LCD into the loop. My issue is that the LCD delay and the servo delay are interfering with each other. How can I ...
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Two buttons, one LCD

I'm trying to make a program that whenever a button is push, a different word will show on a lCD screen. However, it seems that the two buttons provide the same output ("Screen A"), it's like there is ...
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Byte text file to array [closed]

I'm trying to display a bitmap on gLCD 128x64, I stored the bitmap into txt file 1.txt in a SD card this is a part of bit map as following: 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00,...
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Can't swipe between RTC and some event

Some ideas please? I'm stuck and also don't judge me for how i wrote the code. I'm new into coding and still learn. So, the idea is that i want to display data and clock on lcd but when the lamp is on ...
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arduino LCD help

I am trying to create smart clock with alarm using an Arduino Uno. My problem is when I set the alarm, I can't set the alarm again. Every time I must power off my Arduino and then power on in order ...
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GSM and LCD functions don't work together

I'm trying to create a system that allows me to water my plants and turn on the LED strips through SMS. I'm also displaying data from the sensors on an LCD. Both of these things work separately. When ...
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Only half of the 16x2 LCD appears

I searched for answers but I didn't found any answers to my problem. Actually, I use my Arduino with a 16x2 LCD screen. But as the title says, only the half of the screen displays (8x2), the other ...
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How to Connect TFT LCD display with NodeMCU?

I am doing this project wherein I want to display some image on the LCD screen. I am having a problem with the connecting nodemcu with my TFT LCD screen. I cannot find any references. Does a TFT ...
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Why LCD 16x2 cannot display “water leaking” when rain sensor detects water?

#include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include <LiquidCrystal.h> LiquidCrystal lcd(12, 11, 5, 4, 3, 2); SoftwareSerial mySerial(0, 1); int gas_sensor = A5; int water_sensor = 8; int buzzer = 9; int ...
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LCD displaying weird text

I am doing a project that requires input from a keypad to be displayed on the LCD display. lcd.print() displays in proper form, but when the I press characters on the keypad, they are overwritten as ...
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Adafruit RGB LCD w/ Shield kit connection to arduino uno? [duplicate]

I have a adafruit rbg 16x2 lcd with shield kit and am trying to connect it to an arduino uno. The only thing is the assembly instructions have the lcd basically using every pin on the arduino, even ...
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20x4 lcd display problems

I was recently experimenting with 20x4 lcd display with my Arduino Mega board. The connections which I followed are shown in the picture attached. I am very much sure about the connections and code ...
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Arduino stuck when I disable Timer 2 Interrupt

#define TIM2_EN() (TIMSK2 = 0x02) #define TIM2_DIS() (TIMSK2 = 0x00) //HEART SENSOR // Include Libraries #include "Arduino.h" class PulseSensor { public: static void begin(int pulsePin); static ...
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I am getting blocks on my lcd screen 16*2

When I have tried interfacing my 16*2 LCD with Arduino I am getting only the black coloured boxes on my screen. What might be the problem? Is there any solution to that? Do I need to connect any ...
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16 X 2 LCD display blank with Arduino Uno

So I am following this tutorial to make my arduino display hello world and millis(), I got it to work for a minute, but then it stopped updating the milliseconds, and when I pushed the reset button it ...
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Mapping segments and memory allocation on a segment LCD driver [closed]

I've just configured a segment LCD and driver, everything works fine, but because I decided to not use vias on the PCB, the connections between the two are mixed. To be more precise, in order to ...
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Wire.h missing - Failing to upload I2C 16x2 LCD sketch

I am total newbie in Arduino and for the last 3 days I am trying to figure this out. I would like to use an I2C display for a project. I have installed the LiquidCrystal_I2C, but when I try to upload ...
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NodeMCU with JHD162A LCD issue

I have uploaded a program to NodeMCU , to print "hello, world" on JHD162A 16x2 LCD module. But the text doesn't appear on the lcd display. Instead just black blocks appear on the first row on the LCD. ...
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What does the numbers behind lcd (0x27) means?

I can't seem to figure out what the numbers in after 0x27 means. I understand that 0x27 stands for I2C address and POSITIVE stands for the back light, but what does the other numbers mean? ...
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How to interface Arduino with NXP PCA8561 LCD segment driver?

I've just bought few NXP PCA8561AHN LCD segment drivers to do some tests which unfortunately did not went as expected. I'm familiar with expanders and segment LED displays but LCDs seem to be way ...
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How to fix this error?

Arduino: 1.8.8 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino Nano, ATmega328P (Old Bootloader)" libraries\TimerOne\TimerOne.cpp.o (symbol from plugin): In function `TimerOne::isrDefaultUnused()': (.text+0x0): ...
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EEPROM.read data not comparing with DHT11 sensor value - Arduino temp controller

I'm using a DHT11 to read temperature to control a relay that will control a fan. When 'A' is pressed it allows the user to update the temp value that the relay will go HIGH at. The value is being ...
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How to perform two tasks in one loop in Arduino?

I am trying to make a weather monitor using Arduino. I want my weather monitor to send me a message of the weather data every 5 hours using GSM sheild. Also, there is an LCD on my weather monitor ...
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LCD displays weird characters

I have connected the LCD by the 3 wire method using the LiquidCrystal595 library+74HC595 register shift; sometimes "hello world" is displayed but other times the LCD displays weird characters. How to ...
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White squares LCD display

for a school project I need to program a display. I've got in almost working. I made a setup screen in the setup() that just says our groupname and the name of our project for 8 seconds (this works ...
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Arduino nano -> 74HC595 -> LCD display

Greeting to all, Newbie in the contraption above (Arduino nano -> 74HC595 -> LCD display); I would like some help from the experts. I connect the 74HC595 to the LCD display using the 4 wires as ...
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LCD displays an “A” instead of 0

I am trying to make a timer that has a accuracy up to 1 tenth of a second. However when it is suppose to print "0", it will print an "A". For example, when printing "10", it will print "1A". This ...
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Arduino LCD (16,2) - sequential display [closed]

How does one update the display in a LCD (16,2) in Arduino, say for example I want to display an additional characters or (sequential characters) characters and the screen is full?
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Serial.print prints but lcd.print does not

The following code reads a txt file from a SD card, finds the corresponding character and prints the next 12 characters: ... char temp; byte who = random(1, 13); // 1 to 12 temp = ...