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A (very) late update to the GLCD debacle

As I explained in my previous post, back in July I embarked on a journey to try and get a nice new 128×64 pixel graphical LCD display to play nicely with my Arduino projects.  I hit some fairly big problems with this, in areas I maybe didn’t expect… Read more »

Arduino and the SparkFun Serial Graphical LCD Backpack

I’m trying my hand at controlling a 128×64 pixel Graphical LCD screen (GLCD) from my little Arduino Uno.  Now, this thing uses the fairly common KS0108B parallel interface, which is great, but requires about 20 pins to control.  In order to bring this down to a more manageable level, I also bought a Sparkfun Graphic LCD Serial Backpack, which provides a nice simple serial interface.

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