To keep this display in production over the long term, we have revised it to the CFAH1604A1TMIJT. Please contact support with any questions.

Blue 16x4 Edge-Lit Character LCD

Part Number: CFAH1604A-TMI-JT

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
  • square_foot Physical Characteristics

    Physical Characteristics

    Characters x Lines 16 x 4
    Module Overall width height depth
    millimeters 87 60 13.6
    inches 3.43 2.36 0.54
    PCB Outline width height depth
    millimeters 87 60 13.6
    inches 3.43 2.36 0.54
    Diagonal Dimension 2.36"
    Viewing Area Width Height
    millimeters 62 26
    inches 2.44 1.02
    Active Area Width Height
    millimeters 56.2 20.8
    inches 2.21 0.82
    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
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    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
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    Electrical Specifications

    Module Connector Pitch 0.1mm
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    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%
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    Controller Documents Sitronix ST7066U
    Dot Matrix LCD Controller/Driver
    Sitronix ST7066U

    Sitronix ST7066U
    Dot Matrix LCD Controller/Driver
    Interface 4-bit Parallel, 8-bit Parallel
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Part Change Notice

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    Product Update #11275: CFAH1604A1-TMI-JT is now available
    Product Affected: CFAH1604A-TMI-JT
    Date Issued: June 24, 2024
    Summary: CFAH1604A1-TMI-JT is now available
    Description: The change sent in PCN11269 has been completed and the replacement part, CFAH1604A1TMIJT, has been released for sale on our website. Orders for CFAH1604A1TMIJT can be placed directly on our website or by submitting a purchase order to Contact for any technical questions.

    The new product can be found here:
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    End-Of-Life #11269: Backlight Modification Requiring New Part Numbers
    Date Issued: May 7, 2024
    Summary: Backlight Modification Requiring New Part Numbers
    Description: The backlight is being modified to improve manufacturability. The part numbers are being updated to reflect this change. Contact for comprehensive details on the change.
    Reason: To improve the manufacturability of these displays.
    Availability: Contact Crystalfontz Support for up-to-date information by emailing
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    Part Change Notice #10947: This PCN cancels the End of Life Notice, PCN 10879, from September 2017.
    Products Affected: CFAH1604A-NYG-JT, CFAH1604A-YYH-JT, CFAH1604A-TMI-JT
    Date Issued: May 3, 2018
    Summary: This PCN cancels the End of Life Notice, PCN 10879, from September 2017.
    Reason: The PCB has been redesigned. The function of the displays with the redesigned PCB is identical to the previous design.
    Impact: These displays are recommended for use in all designs using this series of displays
    Recommendation: Although Crystalfontz has verified operation, it is recommended that current users verify that the modules are compatible with old designs.
    Availability: The displays are available now
    Price Change: N/A
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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.
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