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Microchip is best known for their 8-bit microcontrollers in the hobbyist market


HD44780 LCD Driver for a PIC

The post will utilize the popular Hitachi HD44780 16x2 Character LCD (sometimes mispelled HD47780) to print simple messages from an 8-bit PIC. I will be using the PIC16F1829 to write to the LCD in 4-bit mode (only 4 pins). The PIC16F1829 comes with the PICkit 3 Low Pin Count Demo Board or the PICkit 3 Starter Kit. Microchip's starter kit hardware....... Read More

How to interface 16X2 LCD with PIC16F877 microcontroller

This Post will cover interfacing of 16X2 character LCD with PIC16F series microcontroller to display a message "Hello World!!". PIC16F877 is the most preferred microcontroller among hobbyist because of its wide range of features available at less cost. HD44780 is a commonly used 16X2 character LCD because it is easy to interface and compatible wit....... Read More

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