Chapter 10 (1st Edition)

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Interfacing with Liquid Crystal Displays

Parts List


Download Code (1st Edition, Chapter 10)
(Also available on GitHub)

Useful Links


  • In Table 10-1, the purpose of pin number 12 (D5) is listed as “Data line 3,” but it should be “Data line 5.”

Color Wiring Diagrams


Follow along with this video for a visual tutorial about interfacing with LCDs:

Watch a demo of the updating LCD progress bar created in the chapter:

Watch a demo of the personal thermostat created in the chapter: