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Getting started with LCD’s and Microprocessors using ATmega8




LCD's and Microprocessors

In this Instructable, find out how to control LCD’s with a ATmega8 and Bascom.

Demo

You will need:

– Breadboard
– Wires
– ATmega8
– Programmer
– Bascom AVR (There is also a demo version for Free)
– 10k resistor
– 100k resistor
– 10k variable resistor
– 7805 Voltage regulator
– 100 µF 16V electrolytic capacitor
– 100n capacitor
– 16×2 LCD

Step 1 Install Software

1) Go and download BASCOM AVR

http://www.mcselec.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&sectionid=3&id=67&Itemid=41

2) Install it.

3) Download PonyProg

http://www.lancos.com/ppwin95.html

4) Install it

Step 2 Build the circuit

1) Build the circuit on your breadboard.

Warning:
When you want to use the backlight, make sure you’re using a resistor unless it’s already build in your LCD.

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