Tag Archives: LCD

Printing text on an LCD display using switches

There’s a YouTuber called the 8-Bit Guy who’s made a fantastic project where he gets text on an LCD display just using switches instead of a micro-controller or computer. He made his (video below) in a nice box with chunky … Continue reading

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Add a 16×2 LCD display to a micro:bit

I had one of these cheap 16 x 2 LCD display modules hanging around that I bought to go with some Arduino or Raspberry Pi project that I never finished – in fact I couldn’t get the thing to work … Continue reading

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Scrolling LCD text on Arduino/Raspberry Pi

As part of my Raspberry Pi/Arduino internet radio project, I’m tinkering with getting the display to show something other than the station name and the time and date – the weather, for example. Now we’ve been having quite a lot … Continue reading

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Pi shall tweet unto Arduino

More work to do, but big breakthroughs with FridgeGizmo today. I got the RaspberryPi pulling London weather and random worldwide tweets and trends and displaying them on my LCD display via an Arduino Uno. I installed Apache 2, the Apache … Continue reading

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