Tag Archives: LCD

Recommended Lcd

Arduino DIY – How to Connect LCD to Arduino!

http://www.ladyada.net/images/arduino/lcdtut/LCDblue162ard_t.jpg

Lady Ada has a great tutorial on how to connect LCDs to the Arduino. For those of you new to LCD graphical interface to Arduino, this guide could be a great place to start.

Lady Ada goes into details of how to use character LCDs.  Of course, don’t forget that you can also create simple animations using character LCDs.  They are also easiest to start on.  Also see my hack on a graphical LCD hacked with custom Tetri

Click Here to Read Full Article

Leave a comment

Digital Camera DIY – How to Replace the LCD on your Digital Camera!

For those of you who have cracked LCD screens on their digital cameras, you might be interested to know that there is a way to replace the LCD on your digital camera yourself.  Although I don’t recommend this route and probably will void any kind of warranty, if you are circuit-inclined, you might want to try it out.  Especially if it’s going to cost more than the cost of the digital camera itself, this might be a viable option.

While hiking in Moab, I, like many other

Click Here to Read Full Article

3 Comments

Top 10 Portable Speakers for iPod/iPod Touch/iPhones!

1. The iLive IBCD3817DTBLK Portable Boombox is probably the best bet for your money as it’s not only an iPod-dockable speakers, the Boombox itself is also a radio/CD player.  This is probably the best speaker you can get for your money.

Specs:

Click Here to Read Full Article

4 Comments

DIY TV HACK – How to hook up your TV to your computer! (Or 2 Monitors)

Well, this is a real short hack (or a howto really) for hooking up your TV to your computer.

First, you will need a dual-monitor graphic adaptor or extra graphic adaptors.  (1 per monitor) If you don’t have one, go buy one with lots of RAM over at your favorite electronics store.

*If you have a laptop, you don’t need a dual-monitor, just use the S-Video or the video outputs. You will need to hit that monitor shaped button along with Fn button couple times usually to make the screen show.

Click Here to Read Full Article

Leave a comment

DIY HACK – HOW TO Control an Arduino remotely with your browser!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lv26TEB98_E

This is kinda cool way to control an LCD hooked up to Ardunino with browsers including your mobile phone.

In conclusion, this code may be pretty ragged, but the concept is what is important and it should be enough to get you started. You obviously can’t do anything too intense with this. It could be used to do some simple but cool things though such as controlling your house from your cell phone, or feeding your dog or cat over the internet, etc. Once again, pleas

Click Here to Read Full Article

2 Comments

DIY HACK – Voltmeter Ammeter LCD

Check out voltmeter and ammeter LCD panel you can make using an Atmel8 MCU. Tight!

This multimeter was designed to measure output voltage and current in a PSU, where the current sense shunt resistor is connected in series with load at the negative voltage rail. It needs only one supply voltage that can be acquired from main PSU. An additional function of the multimeter is that

Click Here to Read Full Article

6 Comments

Control your car using your Cellphone!

video://blip.tv/file/get/Zedomax-SmartCarSystemForYourCar741

Here’s a cool Smart Car system for your car with GPS tracking so you don’t have to pay some big name service to track where your car is.

Do you need to control your vehicle using your cellphone or track where it is in the world on your computer? Here’s a cool smart car system built using the CUBLOC CB220 as the

Click Here to Read Full Article

3 Comments

RSS Feeds coming to life…

video://blip.tv/file/get/Geeknews-FeedVisionDisplaysDemoDrivenByRSSAtCES2007475

Here’s a video from CES 2007 showing RSS Feeds coming to life from your computer screen to a physical LCD on your desktop. This shouldn’t be too hard to make but maybe making like a podcast device would be…

Click Here to Read Full Article

1 Comment

DIY HACK – The simpler USB2LCD using HD44780

Here’s a cool little USB to LCD hack!

The hardware of the LCD2USB interface consists of the Atmel AVR Mega8 CPU, a cheap and easy to obtain microcontroller with 8 KBytes flash (of which ~3k are used in this application) and 2 KBytes RAM. The processor is surrounded by few parts, mainly connectors to interface to the PC and the LCD.

via

Click Here to Read Full Article

1 Comment

Programmable bumper stickers

Here’s some cool bumper stickers LCDs being worked on by VW.

the electrophoretic displays make use of a thin foil membrane that can be programmed to show messages and pictures that reflect a driver’s mood at any given time. At the moment, the application is specific to VW’s Chameleon concept car, but designers tell us they’re looking into other automotive applicat

Click Here to Read Full Article

1 Comment