Sunday, August 28, 2011

Netduino - LCD Fixed! Refreshing...

Ok I am getting back on track with my project, the lcd display is better than ever, I have extra functionality, can clear blocks as well as clear the whole screen and most significantly....

MY SCREEN REFRESH RATE IS FIXED!!!

This is what I did, if you get the sparkfun lcd YOU WILL NEED TO DO THIS.

Here is the lcd: http://www.sparkfun.com/products/9351
Here is the new firmware: http://sourceforge.net/projects/serialglcd/files/

You will need:

AVR ISP Mk2 (or similar product): http://store.atmel.com/PartDetail.aspx?q=p:10500054
AVR Studio 5: http://www.atmel.com/microsite/avr_studio_5/default.asp?source=redirect

Simply connect up the isp to the 6 holes on the back of the serial display and power the board like this: