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Arduino LCD Keypad Shield

LCD KeyPad Shield For Arduino


  • 1602 white character blue backlight LCD
  • two rows of 16 characters each
  • 5 keys: select, up, right, down and left

How to use

  • Add the ‘Arduino Display’ block to your project and give it a ‘Name’

Displaying a variable, example:

  • Under ‘Screen Definitions’ section, add a ‘Screen item’
  • Enter a ‘Label’, this will be displayed on the LCD in front of the value, for example ‘Temp:’
  • Enter a ‘Variable’, this will be one of the variables that are defined earlier, and listed in the right-most panel, ‘temp’ in this example
  • This will show on the LCD: ‘Temp: 21’

LCD layout

  • You can use four fields on the LCD screen, two on each row.

See also

DFRobot LCD Keypad Shield


Setting Description
Disabled To disable or enable this block.
Name The name of this block.
Comment To optionally enter a comment.
It does not impact the generated firmware.