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The Spartan-3E tutorial 3 : using the LCD display [version 1.0]

By Jasmine Banks

Abstract

This tutorial is designed to assist users who wish to use the LCD screen on the Spartan-3E board. In this tutorial, the PicoBlaze microcontroller is used to control the LCD.\ud \ud The tutorial is organised into three Parts. In Part A, code is written to display the message "Hello World" on the LCD. Part B demonstrates how to define and display custom characters. Finally, Part C shows how the display can be shifted and flashed. Shifting is done by using a delay in the main PicoBlaze program loop, while flashing is done using the PicoBlaze interrupt. The slider switches can be used to select the shifting direction, and to turn shifting and flashing on and off

Topics: 090601 Circuits and Systems, 090604 Microelectronics and Integrated Circuits, FPGAs, Spartan-3E, PicoBlaze microcontroller, LCD Display
Publisher: Queensland Univeristy of Technology
Year: 2013
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:58139

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