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K. Reichman
02-04-2005, 03:31 PM
Hi,
How can use the LCD screen from a Motorola Advisor pager in BS2 projects?

Tx

Chris Savage
02-06-2005, 11:24 PM
I'm going to guess you won't be able to directly. The LCD displays in many commercial devices, especially those in in Cel-Phones and Pagers do not usually have controllers built-in. If you're still interested I can point you to a chip designed to control these types of displays, but it will probably be difficult to interface since these types of LCDs usually also have non-standard layouts for the connections, and even then you usually can't connect a wire to the display. Most of the ones I have seen have a special carbon/rubber pressure contact which connects them to the PCB.



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K. Reichman
02-07-2005, 06:41 PM
OK, thanks.... I get the point.
I will use a serial LCD...

Chris Savage
02-08-2005, 07:53 AM
Well, you can use a Serial or Parallel LCD on the BASIC Stamp. Obviously the Serial LCD uses less I/O pins. You could also buy a surplus LCD and add a serial backpack to it. At least with a standard display you'd have more options. Have fun!



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