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#149 Lcd5110/JuliansU8glibDemo

Quick test drive of Julian Ilett’s 5110 LCD demo with the u8glib library


Nothing new here, I’m just testing Julian’s Ardutorials: Arduino, Nokia 5110 LCD & u8glib.

SPI Configuration

The u8glib takes advantage of hardware SPI, which means pin connections are dictated for at least MOSI and SCK.

Here’s the mapping from the terminology used by my particular 5110 module and pins on an Arduino Uno.

Pin Usage Arduino Uno Pin
RST reset 8
CE/SCE chip enable 10 SPI SS
DC address line 0 9
DIN data in 11 SPI MOSI
CLK clock 13 SPI SCK
VCC power  
BL Backlight on when GND  
GND Ground  



The Schematic

The Build

Credits and References

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