FAQ: Hot Bar Soldering for TAB or COF Style LCD Modules

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Question Some of your LCDs have a flexible connection, but I can’t find any connectors that fit them. What is the best way to connect these modules to a PCB? Answer There are three kinds of modules that have this kind of construction: TAB (Tape Automated Bonding) COF (Chip On Flex) and some COG (Chip … Read more FAQ: Hot Bar Soldering for TAB or COF Style LCD Modules

FAQ: How Do I Display an Image on the Crystalfontz 835 LCD Module?

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Question: How do I display an image on CFA835 module using the RS232 interface? Answer:  You can send an image directly from your host application, or read it off the uSD card. Image Requirements for Use on an LCD Module The image needs to be a BMP, grayscale, 8 bits/pixel, no compression, Microsoft Windows format only. … Read more FAQ: How Do I Display an Image on the Crystalfontz 835 LCD Module?

Tutorial: Connect an Arduino to a Crystalfontz 533 Keypad LCD

In our last post, we talked about connecting a Raspberry Pi to a Crystalfontz LCD. In this post, we look at connecting an Arduino Uno with a CFA533 I2C LCD with a keypad. This gives you the ability to output and control your Arduino via I2C using a character module with a keypad interface. Let’s Get Started Step … Read more Tutorial: Connect an Arduino to a Crystalfontz 533 Keypad LCD