Arduino LCD Keypad Shield

Properties

Property 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.

Characteristics

  • 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.