This product is NOT RECOMMENDED for new designs, since it is scheduled for end-of-life.

16x4 Parallel Character LCD

Part Number: CFAH1604A-TMI-JT


Quantity Price
1 $9.51
10 $8.27
20 $7.98
50 $7.68
100 $7.56
200 $7.44
500 * $7.33
1000 * $6.57
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16x4  Parallel Character LCD (CFAH1604A-TMI-JT)

Product Variants

4-bit Parallel / 8-bit Parallel


Parallel Character LCD 16x4, RoHS Compliant, White Edge LED Backlight, STN Negative, Blue, Transmissive -20°C to +70°C 6:00

  • Available in several variations of backlight and polarizer (minimum order may be required)
  • 8-bit or 4-bit parallel interface
  • Industry-standard HD44780 compatible controller
  • Complete Product Development Kit available


For reference only. For design purposes, please use the specifications in the datasheet.

Physical Characteristics

Characters x Lines 16 x 4
Module Overall width height depth
millimeters 87 60 13.6
inches 3.425 2.362 0.535
PCB Outline width height depth
millimeters 87 60 13.6
inches 3.425 2.362 0.535
Viewing Area width height
millimeters 62 26
inches 2.441 1.024
Active Area width height
millimeters 56.2 20.8
inches 2.213 0.819
Character Size width height
millimeters 2.95 4.75
inches 0.116 0.187
Character Pitch width height
millimeters 3.55 5.35
inches 0.140 0.211
Dot Size width height
millimeters 0.55 0.55
inches 0.022 0.022
Dot Pitch width height
millimeters 0.6 0.6
inches 0.024 0.024
Weight 59g

Optical Characteristics

Glass Type/Glass Color STN/Blue
Polarizer Transmissive
View Direction 6 o'clock
Backlight Color White
Backlight Type LED
Mode Negative
Foreground Color White
Background Color Blue

Electrical Specifications

Module Connector Pitch 0.1mm


Operating Temperatures min max
Celsius -20° 70°
Fahrenheit -4° 158°
Storage Temperatures min max
Celsius -30° 80°
Fahrenheit -22° 176°
Humidity min max
Non-condensing 0% 90%


Controller Sitronix ST7066U
Interface 4-bit Parallel, 8-bit Parallel

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Part Change Notice

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Part Change Notice #10879: End of life announcement

Products Affected: CFAH1604A-NYG-JT, CFAH1604A-YYH-JT, CFAH1604A-TMI-JT
Date Issued: September 15, 2017
Summary: End of life announcement
Description: These parts use a controller that is being discontinued by the manufacturer. A replacement part may be available. A circuit board revision will be made as part of the change to the new controller.
Reason: The new controller is a different size package with different pinouts.
Impact: When replacement parts are available there should be no impact to users.
Recommendation: It is highly recommended that current users of these displays verify that there are no operational differences with the replacement parts once they're available.
Availability: Last time buys of the current parts may be made until October 1, 2017, depending upon the availability of the current Controller.
Price Change: None
Response: Last time buys are available until 10/01/2017 and compatible replacement parts will be offered.
For reference only. For design purposes, please use the specifications in the datasheet.