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[Lcdproc] Matrix Orbital display registry

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  • From: moridin1138 at (brian jackson)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Matrix Orbital display registry
  • Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:57:26 -0500

I have the following:

LCD2041 20x4 LCD serial interface. Works with Prolific Serial-USB as
well. No extra features.
core functions work with CVS.

LK202-25-GW-V 20x2 serial interface. Also works with Prolific
Serial-USB. No extra features.
core functions work with CVS.


On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:05 PM, Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at>
> Hi, All,
> As mentioned in my previous message, I think it would be a good idea
> for those of us on the list with Matrix Orbital displays to post what
> we have so we can coordinate testing.
> I have the following displays...
> VKD204 20x4 VFD w/5x5 keypad, 3 GPOs, serial interface (but also has
> optional TTL and I2C). It's an older device, about 10 years old at
> this point but has been incredibly reliable. The only problem I've
> had is that it's so old that the glue for the rubber mounting pads on
> the VFD glass gave way a while back, but a drop of superglue fixed
> that (and I later found the *exact* VFD on eBay for $20, so I have a
> spare). There is no online manual for this module, but fortunately I
> still have the original printed manual.
> LK204-7T-1U-BK-USB-TCI 20x4 LCD w/built-in keypad, 9 GPOs (6 for
> onboard LEDs, 3 external), Dallas 1-Wire bus, multi-color backlight,
> USB interface (but also available in serial, I2C and TTL). Its core
> functions work fine with the present CVS head, but it has
> vendor-supplied features that LCDproc doesn't take advantage of (yet).
> GLK19264 LCD w/built-in keypad, USB interface, but graphical, not
> textual, so outside the scope of MtxOrb.c development/testing.
> So if you also have a Matrix Orbital display, tell us about it. I
> don't mind taking the initiative of coordinating notification of new
> versions of MtxOrb.c to test, but I'd like to know what scope the
> testing will entail.
> -ethan
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