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[Lcdproc] picoLCD and back lighting???

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  • From: fred.welland at (Fred Welland)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] picoLCD and back lighting???
  • Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 14:08:15 -0400

That s a bummer!!

hope a fix is available soon...

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 6:54 PM, Bob Wiegand <bob_ml at>

> Fred Welland wrote:
>> Hi,
>> A few days ago I got a picoLCD 4X20 sideshow (the usb one).
>> It works great for the most part.
>> One issue I have is that when I plug it in -- it has a nice bright &
>> contrasting display with a hardware welcome message. Once I load LCDd, it
>> gets DIM. I still have blue with white foreground lettering. But it seems
>> the backlight if turned off.
>> The 'Contrast' setting in the [picolcd] section does affect the 'color' of
>> the lettering (0 lettering gets darker, 1000 lettering is white)
>> There is a 'Backlight' setting in both [picolcd] and [server] but that
>> doesn't seem to have any affect.
>> Is there a way to get the backlight to turn back on?
> I sent a question about this to Mini-Box and they answered that it will
> be fixed in a future version. They didn't indicate when exactly.
> Bob
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