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  • Accessory Type: LCD Shield Kit
  • Features: 16 x 2 Character LCD, 3 Backlight Pins & 5 Keypad Pins, I2C Interface
  • For Use With: Arduino Uno, Duemilanove, Diecimilla, Mega R3
  • Kit Contents: 16x2 Character LCD, Resistors, Potentiometer, Tactile Switch Pushbuttons, i2c Port Expander Chip, Male Header Pins, PCB
  • SVHC: To Be Advised


772 is a LCD shield kit with 16x2 character display designed to make it easier for people to get these LCD into their projects. So its devised with a shield that lets user control a 16x2 character LCD, up to 3 backlight pins AND 5 keypad pins using only the two I2C pins on the Arduino. The best part is user don't really lose those two pins either, since user can stick i2c based sensors, RTCs, etc and have them share the I2C bus. This is a super slick way to add a display without all the wiring hassle. This shield is perfect for when user want to build a stand alone project with its own user interface. The 4 directional buttons plus select button allows basic control without having to attach a bulky computer.


  • 2.1inch x 3.2inch dimension
  • Comes with a 16 x 2 Blue & White backlight LCD
  • Plug and play with any Arduino classic, as well as Arduino Mega R3
  • Uses only the I2C pins, analog 4 & 5 on classic Arduinos, digital 20 and 21 on Arduino Mega R3


  • Imaging, Video & Vision


PCB, LCD, 5 resistors, 10k trim potentiometer, 6 pushbuttons, MCP23017 i2c port expander chip, Two strips of 36 male header pins.


Availability:  39

  • 39 in stock for same day shipping
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    Per the manufacturer, more stock expected week of 6/8/15

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Unit Price: $19.95



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I am trying to find a LCD display to the raspberry pi, and I saw that this one was listed on things to buy for the raspberry pi on Newark's website, but it says arduino on it. Can it still be used on the raspberry pi? If so how? I am very new at this.
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Suggest you to go for Newark part 52W9087 which is a 16x2 LCD+Keypad Kit for Raspberry Pi. You can refer below link for tutorials/documentation on this.

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