[Lcdproc] Changes to get EA-DOGM163 + four keys working withhd44780-lcd2usb driver

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 19:13:07 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Markus Dolze <bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de> wrote:
> Mr. Harbaum....

Dr. Harbaum, I believe.

> ... recently anounced "Complete and assembled LCD2USB compatible
> devices are available from http://www.lcdmodkit.com
> <http://www.lcdmodkit.com/lcd.html>." See his page for more info.

Very nice.  Quite affordable (though I just got a bare module since I
already had a pair of 40x4s and didn't mind soldering up my own

> I just want to mention that the original lcd2usb has software adjustable
> contrast as well. I have no problem with the difference as long as the
> protocol implemented in hd44780-lcd2usb does not need to be changed and the
> firmware can cope with the hd44780 initialization sequence sent to it.

Now that you mention it, yes.  I do recall software adjustable contrast.

My concern is just not breaking the original board with the DIP
designs because of a change to the firmware from what Till Harbaum


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