ROCK64 and 16x2 LCD Screen
#1
I am new to the ROCK64 and want to put a 16x2 LCD screen on it to display statuses.  Has anyone used one that they can send me a link to for purchase or have any hints on one that may work?

Thanks in advance!

John
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#2
Any LCD such as the following should work, they are driven by I2C bus, therefore Python I2C Library or others can be used to send display information.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/LCD-1602-2x16-cha...3162322444
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(10-24-2017, 11:35 AM)martinayotte Wrote: Any LCD such as the following should work, they are driven by I2C bus, therefore Python I2C Library or others can be used to send display information.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/LCD-1602-2x16-cha...3162322444

Thank you I will try one out...
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I was thinking about something similar but with a 4*20LCD Smile
I found this link (for raspberry) but it maybe could help you? Wink

https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/0...ng-python/
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(10-25-2017, 12:26 AM)mikedhoore Wrote: I was thinking about something similar but with a 4*20LCD Smile
I found this link (for raspberry) but it maybe could help you? Wink

https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/0...ng-python/

Thank you...I will take every piece of advice/hint I can!
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(10-25-2017, 05:29 AM)cybersecdef Wrote:
(10-25-2017, 12:26 AM)mikedhoore Wrote: I was thinking about something similar but with a 4*20LCD Smile
I found this link (for raspberry) but it maybe could help you? Wink

https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/0...ng-python/

Thank you...I will take every piece of advice/hint I can!

Did you complete it? Is it working? I'm trying to do the same thing but I have little experience with GPIO.
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(10-31-2017, 11:05 AM)www139 Wrote:
(10-25-2017, 05:29 AM)cybersecdef Wrote:
(10-25-2017, 12:26 AM)mikedhoore Wrote: I was thinking about something similar but with a 4*20LCD Smile
I found this link (for raspberry) but it maybe could help you? Wink

https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/0...ng-python/

Thank you...I will take every piece of advice/hint I can!

Did you complete it? Is it working? I'm trying to do the same thing but I have little experience with GPIO.
We just got it working this morning...using the I2C pins...here is the link to the code we used... http://www.circuitbasics.com/raspberry-p...ogramming/
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(11-01-2017, 11:19 AM)cybersecdef Wrote:
(10-31-2017, 11:05 AM)www139 Wrote:
(10-25-2017, 05:29 AM)cybersecdef Wrote:
(10-25-2017, 12:26 AM)mikedhoore Wrote: I was thinking about something similar but with a 4*20LCD Smile
I found this link (for raspberry) but it maybe could help you? Wink

https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/0...ng-python/

Thank you...I will take every piece of advice/hint I can!

Did you complete it? Is it working? I'm trying to do the same thing but I have little experience with GPIO.
We just got it working this morning...using the I2C pins...here is the link to the code we used... http://www.circuitbasics.com/raspberry-p...ogramming/


Hi!! I just purchased a ROCK64 and I'd like to know this little friend. Can you provide schematics or further info about what you've done? I'm aiming to get a 20x4 screen with the I2C module (from my Arduino UNO) to show IP Address, CPU Temp, etc.

Best regards from Argentina.
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