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How to properly test Nokia 5110 display (PCD 8544)
2016-03-14
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How to properly test Nokia 5110 display (PCD 8544)

With WiringPi (software spi)

http://binerry.de/post/25787954149/pcd8544-library-for-raspberry-pi https://github.com/binerry/RaspberryPi/tree/master/libraries/c/PCD8544

Caveats

Blue pcb -> LED has to be Up to have backlight.

Specs : http://skpang.co.uk/catalog/images/lcd/graphic/docs/User_Manual_ET_LCD5110.pdf

With some displays (coming from china), there might be some tweaks needed :

  • changing LCD bias mode from 0x14 to 0x15 or even 0x17
  • Tweaking the contrast (LCD Vop)
  • Putting everything to low before starting anything

Some random links :