16x2 Character LCD Display, LCD Display Module 16x2, RC1602B - Raystar

16x2 Character LCD Display, LCD Display Module 16x2

Model No. RC1602B

RC1602B 16x2 Character LCD display has the same specs as RC1602B1. These 2 LCD display modules have the same module dimension 80.0 x 36.0 mm, sharing the same IC ST7066. Default interface is 6800; if you require interface such as SPI or I2C, they’re also available, but the IC will be replaced with RW1063.

Default power supply is 5V (3V is optional). Negative voltage is an available option for 3V module. The difference between RC1602B and RC1602B1 is the position of pins. Pins of RC1602B is at the top; Pins of RC1602B1 is at the bottom. LED can be driven by PIN1, PIN2, PIN15, PIN16 or A and K.

RC1602B LCD Display Module 16 Character x2 Lines with LED backlight provides various color combinations for backlight, for example, green-yellow, blue, white, amber, red. This LCD module without backlight is also available.

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  • General Specs
  • Interface Pin Function
  • Contour Drawing
  • Electrical Characteristics
  • Display Character Address Code
Item Dimension Unit
Dot Matrix / Resolution 5×8 dots includes cursor dots
Characters × Lines 16 Characters × 2 Lines
Module Dimension 80.0 × 36.0 × 13.5 (MAX) mm
View Area 66.0 × 16.0 mm
Active Area 56.20 × 11.5 mm
Mounting Hole 75.0 × 31.0 mm
Dot / Pixel Size 0.55 × 0.65 mm
Dot / Pixel Pitch 0.60 × 0.70 mm
Character Size 2.95 × 5.55 mm
Character Pitch 3.55 × 5.95 mm
IC ST7066 or Equivalent
Interface 6800, option SPI / I2C (RW1063 IC)
Power Supply 5V (Also aviailable for 3V)
Negative voltage optional for 3V power supply
Duty 1/16 duty cycle
Type Character LCD Display
Feature LED can be driven by PIN1, PIN2, PIN15, PIN16 or A and K
RC1602B2 : total thickness 10.0 mm
Pin No. Symbol Description
1 VSS Ground
2 VDD Power supply for logic
3 VO Contrast Adjustment
4 RS   Data/ Instruction  select signal  
5 R/W   Read/Write select signal  
6 E   Enable signal  
7 DB0   Data bus line  
8 DB1   Data bus line  
9 DB2   Data bus line  
10 DB3   Data bus line  
11 DB4   Data bus line  
12 DB5   Data bus line  
13 DB6   Data bus line  
14 DB7   Data bus line  
15 A   Power supply for B/L +  
16 K   Power supply for B/L -  

16x2 Character LCD Display, LCD Display Module 16x2, RC1602B - Raystar

Item Symbol Standard Value
Input Voltage VDD 3/5 V
Recommended LCD Driving Voltage for Normal Temp.
Version module @25ºC
VDD-VO 3.70 V
Display position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
DD RAM Address 00 01                           0F
DD RAM Address 40 41                           4F