Character LCD Display Module 16x2 - RC1602B1

Character LCD Display Module 16x2

Model No. RC1602B1

RC1602B1 is monochrome character LCD module and display format of 16 character x 2 lines. The RC1602B1 has the same specs as RC1602B. These 2 modules built-in ST7066 IC. 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. LED can be driven by PIN1, PIN2, PIN15, PIN16 or A and K. The difference between RC1602B1 and RC1602B is the position of pins. Pins of RC1602B1 is at the bottom; Pins of RC1602B is at the top .

RC1602B1 module with LED backlight provides various color combinations for backlight, for example, green, yellow-green and white. Feel free to send us inquiry if you’d like to know more information.

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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
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 -

Character LCD Display Module 16x2 -RC1602B1

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