Getting started with LCD's and Microprocessors

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

Step 1 Install Software

1) Go and download BASCOM AVR
2) Install it.
3) Download PonyProg
4) Install it

Step 2 Build the circuit

1) Build the circuit on your breadboard.
When you want to use the backlight, make sure you’re using a resistor unless it’s already build in your LCD.
For more Detail:  Getting started with LCD’s and Microprocessors

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Ibrar Ayyub

Ibrar Ayyub is an experienced technical writer with a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan University. He has written for various industries, mainly home automation, and engineering. He has a clear and simple writing style and is skilled in using infographics and diagrams. He is a great researcher and is able to present information in a well-organized and logical manner.

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