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by andrewduncan
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: LCDK: LCD & Keypad Shield
Topic: Changing backlight control pin
Replies: 4
Views: 5198

Changing backlight control pin

I want to change the backlight control pin on the 16x2 LCD shield. This is a part of getting the shield working together with the USBDroid. The problem I am having is working out how I can remove the backlight control from pin D3. The links to wire up other pins to the backlight control are easy to ...
by andrewduncan
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:45 am
Forum: USBDroid
Topic: Clarification on Combining the LCD/Keypad Shield & USBDroid
Replies: 5
Views: 3675

Re: Clarification on Combining the LCD/Keypad Shield & USBDr

Thanks for your help Jon. Everyone is busy at this time of the year. I went to Jaycar today and bought the USBDroid and LCD/Keypad shield. It is really great to be able to buy Arduino hardware that is build locally. (I live in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne). I am looking forward to starting this ...
by andrewduncan
Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: USBDroid
Topic: Clarification on Combining the LCD/Keypad Shield & USBDroid
Replies: 5
Views: 3675

Re: Clarification on Combining the LCD/Keypad Shield & USBDr

I think I have the answer, but please correct me if I am wrong. I can cut the D9 cut-jumper track on the USBDroid board and connect to the D3 jumper. However, I will then need to change the Backlight Control Selection Links from D3 on the 16x2 LCD shield to one of the Analog pins (if I want to be ab...
by andrewduncan
Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: USBDroid
Topic: Clarification on Combining the LCD/Keypad Shield & USBDroid
Replies: 5
Views: 3675

Clarification on Combining the LCD/Keypad Shield & USBDroid

Hi, I am new to arduino and have little experience with electronics (I have been a programmer for more that 20 years). I was interested in combining the LCD/Keypad Shield and USBDroid. I have read the page explaining the problem, but I am left a little confused. I am interested in using this combina...