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Alphanumeric LCD that support international char

Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by [email protected], Jul 14, 2007.

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  1. Guest

    I have a HD44780 based 16x2 alphanumeric lcd that only displays
    english characters.. I'd like to replace it with one that supports
    additional language characters.

    Anyone know of a manufacturer of an lcd like that?
  2. On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 16:04:05 -0000, in

    All parts include an HD44780 compatible controller which can be
    ordered in either: Standard, European, Cyrillic, Russian, or Greek
    font options.

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  3. Guest

    Actually, I'm hoping to find one lcd that supports all characters
    rather than having different lcds for different font options. Not
    sure if such a device even exists though...
  4. Mike Silva

    Mike Silva Guest

    Along similar lines, it would be really nice to have a display where
    one could redefine any of the 256 characters rather than just the
    first 8.
  5. Guest

    It seems like there would be a big market for an lcd that supports
    multiple language fonts, yet its definately looking like this will be
    a tough find!

    Is there perhaps a non-HD44780 (maybe a serial interface) that has
    more than just english characters? (I cant change the enclosure
    surronding the LCD, so I have to stick with a character based 20x2
  6. Gary Tait

    Gary Tait Guest

    wrote in
    I'd say use a graphics display, where you'd do the chargen in software, or
    at least have the character "rom" as part of your firmware package.
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