Liquid crystal displays (LCDs) offer aconvenient and inexpensive way to provide auser interface for a project. This chapterexplains how to connect and use common textand graphical LCD panels with Arduino.
LCDs can do more than display simple text: words can be scrolled or highlighted and youcan display a selection of special symbols andnon-English characters.
LCD displays have many wires connecting toArduino
Incorrect connections are the major cause ofproblems with LCDs, so take your time wiringthings up and triple-check that things areconnected correctly.
The most popular LCD is the text panel basedon the Hitachi HD44780 chip( LCD 2x16 )