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By startty
#26303
I've wired up a breadboard to connect my Olimex PIC-WEB to a backlit Hitachi-driven LCD. It works great!

It would be nice to have a small PCB & cables available so the next person won't have work so hard. It's only a few resistors and a bunch of wiring connections, could probably be done inside one of those cable-shroud setups.

Are there enough PIC-WEB users to justify a small run? I'm happy to provide my design to anyone who wants to build it or even duplicate my breadboard on their workbench.

I don't think it'll work with a PIC-MINI-WEB, since the backlit LCDs want 5V.
By rtaubitz
#26921
Hi startty, nice work on getting the LCD working :) Would it be possible for you to tell me how to connect it up? I have my PIC-MINI-WEB connected to 12v through a LM7805 (i'm powering it through VIN on the header), so could use that 5v for the backlight?
Also much difference in the source code?

Thanks in advance!
By OLIMEX
#27003
PIC-MAXI-WEB is coming with LCD and relays on board
PIC-MICRO-WEB is coming with PIC18F67J20 in DB25 plastic shell and Power-Over-Internet support
Best regards
Tsvetan
By Philba
#27011
OLIMEX wrote:PIC-MAXI-WEB is coming with LCD and relays on board
PIC-MICRO-WEB is coming with PIC18F67J20 in DB25 plastic shell and Power-Over-Internet support
Best regards
Tsvetan
sound interesting, can you give more info about PIC-MICRO-WEB? when will it be available? Will it support async/rs232? I have several applications that this sounds very appropriate for.
By OLIMEX
#27012
The schematic is on our web, it can take power from PoE hubs over the ethernet cable and voltage in range 9-35VDC.
All free PIC ports are available on the DB25 connector
Tsvetan
By Philba
#27016
I did not see PIC-MICRO-WEB on your site.

What would be perfect for me is PIC-WEB with POE.
By startty
#27447
Sure, I can send you the schematic for the PIC-WEB to LCD interface and my copy of XLCD.c & XLCD.h

I also made a PCB file to have circuit boards printed for the interface. I'll know in a few days if it works.

Send me some email and I'll reply with what I have so far:

startty (at) startty (dot) com
By rtaubitz
#27650
OLIMEX wrote:The schematic is on our web, it can take power from PoE hubs over the ethernet cable and voltage in range 9-35VDC.
All free PIC ports are available on the DB25 connector
Tsvetan
Where in the world would I find a RJP-003TC1 Ethernet Jack? Whats built into it for POE?
Is this for homebrew poe systems only? Isn't the nominal POE voltage ~48vdc?
By OLIMEX
#27661
http://www.taimag.com/ it have two bridge rectifires inside
PoE could be on 48V and on 24V and on most hubs we have seen this is selectable option

Tsvetan
By rtaubitz
#27669
Thanks for the reply Tsvetan.
1 question, is the 001TC the same as the 003TC1? I can't find the 003 on the website. Also, is it possible to order the part through SFE?
:)
By startty
#32871
I've got some extra hardware in my supply cabinet.

Would anyone be interested in buying a fully-built and -tested 20 character x 4-row backlit LCD with bright white text on blue background, complete with PIC-WEB interface?

It would be ready to plug into your PIC-WEB's 20-pin EXTENSTION port. I'll send sample code & schematics in email so you can customize it for your application.

You might be able to modify it to work with PIC-MINI-WEB and others, but I haven't tested it.

Just cover some of my costs (parts, shipping, packaging, supplies, custom PC board, etc): $35, add more to ship outside of USA.

If interested, email me: startty (at) startty (dot) com
#145016
Hellow, i am trying connect my Olimex PIC-WEB to a backlit Hitachi-driven LCD (5V) and i am using the MC54/74HC541 as a buffer to generate the 5V from my PIC-WEB board to 5V LCD,i am using the 5.3 microchip stack and have configurated my pins like this in hardwareprofil.h:
// LCD I/O pins
#define LCD_DATA_TRIS (TRISE)
#define LCD_DATA_IO (LATE)
#define LCD_RD_WR_TRIS (TRISBbits.TRISB1)
#define LCD_RD_WR_IO (LATBbits.LATB1)
#define LCD_RS_TRIS (TRISBbits.TRISB2)
#define LCD_RS_IO (LATBbits.LATB2)
#define LCD_E_TRIS (TRISBbits.TRISB3)
#define LCD_E_IO (LATBbits.LATB3)

i am sure about pins and buffer connections and get the 5V outputs as intented but still my LCD not working.
please help!