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[Lcdproc] HD44780 serial?


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  • From: ckruft AT dev0.sytes.net (Christian Kruft)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] HD44780 serial?
  • Date: Mon Jul 17 11:48:01 2006

Matteo Pillon schrieb:

Thank you. I think I could use the source lcdserializer as "guide".

>On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 12:40:18PM +0200, Christian Kruft wrote:
>
>
>>is there a way to connect a HD44780 series LCD to the serial port
>>/dev/ttyS0? I would use the microcontroller PIC16F873 (programming in
>>assembler) as converter connected to the serial port with a MAX232. In
>>docs I found the driver pic-an-lcd for HD44780. Google didn't find much
>>information about this module. Does anybody know how it works? I need
>>additional information about the data on the serial port, the order and
>>timings.
>>
>>
>
>I'm working on an unified serial driver for LCDproc.
>
>It currently supports pic-an-lcd, lcdserializer (a pic-based project,
>assembly sources are available) and LoS-panel (currently in
>development, with support for backlight switching and keypad, based on
>atmel avr, this is the best interface available).
>
>You'll find references to these interfaces, details about the
>driver, as well as patches, here:
> http://wiki.ilc.pd.it/ilc_wiki/LcdprocSerial
>
>I wrote some documentation on lcdserializer (support is included in
>lcdproc-0.5), but it's not available on the website, you can find it
>in the docs directory of the source tree. (Peter, why it's not on the
>website? A lot of drivers lack documentation on
>http://lcdproc.sourceforge.net/docs/current-user-html/).
>
>Bye.
>
>
>





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