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by brgibson
Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: ATmega 328 Running LCD
Replies: 14
Views: 4268

Re: ATmega 328 Running LCD

Thanks for the reply Rick. Looking a little closer at your picture explained a lot. The 74HC164 shifts the data sent serially and sends it into D4-D7 on the display. Cool way to conserve pins! As far as a beginning "Hello World" program though, utilizing the standard LiquidCrystal library simplifies...
by brgibson
Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: ATmega 328 Running LCD
Replies: 14
Views: 4268

Re: ATmega 328 Running LCD

I'm having the same issue Steve. Did you ever find a solution? I tried Rick's sketch but it didn't work - just different jibberish. His picture doesn't show where or how his board interfaces to the pins on a Gertboard so that was of little help. The only way I've been able to make a 5v display work ...
by brgibson
Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Reset pin on ATMega328
Replies: 3
Views: 1210

Reset pin on ATMega328

Is there any good way to access the PC6/DBG/RESET pin on the ATmega? I can't seem to find it on any of the headers. I want to add a hardware reset to my mega program but don't want to have to solder a wire to the anode of D19 to get to the reset line. Nevermind, I found it hiding (in plain sight) on...
by brgibson
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3546
Views: 115090

Re: Introduce yourself!

I'm Brad, an old fart from Oklahoma, USA. I'm an electrical engineer currently working as a technical trainer in a paper mill. My first computer was a Timex/Sinclair ZX81 (with the 16K memory expansion module, oh yes) and have worked with various generations of computers now for 35 years. I took all...

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