For this assignment, we were asked to use the New Haven Display – (NHD-0220D3Z-NSW-BBW model)

First I connected the LCD screen to my arduino, using 5V, ground and the RX pin (RS232 Serial input port)
LCD_datasheet

Here is a sketch of my ascii characters: (I translated the bit numbers to hex)

Here’s a video showing my custom characters :



ascii code

In class, we extended this assignment and worked with a couple different libraries.

This video shows what I programmed using the Software Serial Library:


code : lcd ascii with library : software serial

Here’s a video showing how I used the New Soft Serial Library:


code : lcd ascii with library : new soft serial

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