LCD display terminal
WinLcd let you send data to Alphanumeric LCD display with
Hitachi HD44870 or compatible controller on board. You can
send chars,words,text files.
It is possible to create custom chars too with bitmap calculator.
Moreover WinLcd is a great parallel port monitor so you can
use it to check the printer port status.
file menu you'll find the connection diagram to connect lcd
display to PC parallel Port.
The program is very simple to use. Maybe you have to change
the delay time if you have a very fast PC.
If you can't see anything on your lcd,check the contrast voltage.
This program has an automatic line feed function for 4 lines
In stardard 4 lines display the chars are written in this
1 ---> Lcd Line 1
Line 2 ---> Lcd Line 3
3 ---> Lcd Line 2
Line 4 ---> Lcd Line 4
Auto line feed you get :
Line 1 ---> Lcd Line 1
Line 2 ---> Lcd Line 2
Line 3 ---> Lcd Line 3
4 ---> Lcd Line 4
software has been written in Borland C++ Builder (6166 lines
of code )and ASM .
lines of code once compiled.
asm routine for parallel port IN/OUT hasn't been tested under
Windows Nt or Windows 2000.
GUI. Look at the interactive parallel port monitor ,the virtual
keyboard ,the shift control and the other buttons.
can easily open a text file and send it to your display.
form simulates LCD uController HD44780 .
is a schematic picture that can help you to connect LCD to
can select your favourite parallel port address.....
your favourite lcd .
instructions menu . Just select the task you want to run.
can draw your custom chars with the mouse and send them to
can enter directly decimal,hex or binary data.
are some useful keys as invert,flip and mirror.
you want, you can run the 2 demo animation .
Data has been downloaded to lcd and now a simple animation
is possible to shift the entire display content or.....
the text box you can write and send data.
you want , it is possible to send single chars with the Virtual
Keyboard (useful for Touch Display)
can enter data directly into parallel port monitor box in
the parallel port box , every led has its tooltip. You can
click on the led to toggle logic state of parallel port pin.