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Powertip PC1602-F Alphanumeric LCD Display 16x2
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Powertip PC1602-F Alphanumeric LCD Display 16x2

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Brand: Powertip  MPN: PC1602-F 
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The Powertip alphanumeric LCD display 16x2 is an intelligent alphanumeric dot matrix display (16x2, transmissive) employing supertwist nematic technology, providing a superior viewing angle and high contrast over conventional designs.

Very Low on power consumption, and TTL and CMOS compatible, this quality LCD display can be easily interfaced to 4 or 8-bit microprocessors, CMOS controllers and drivers.

  • Very low power consumption (typically 1mA)
  • Single power supply +5V
  • TTL and CMOS compatible
  • Easily interfaced to 4 or 8-bit microprocessors
  • CMOS controller and drivers
  • Grey background with navy blue characters on screen
  • Powerful control commands: Display – clear, on/off, shift set function; Cursor – home, address set
  • Operational temperature range 0°C to +50°C
Character or Graphic Display Character
Backlight Type/Colour Reflective / none
Character Display Format (Chars. x Lines) 16 x 2
Graphic Display Format N/A
Operating Mode Positive mode

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18 March 2019 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 57-0911
Q. can I find the same display with backlight ?
A. Hi Hugo, thank you for your question. This does have a backlight fitted, pins 15 and 16 are the connection. Please see the full data sheet.

30 September 2014 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 57-0911
Q. Is this compatible with a GENIE PIC?
A. Hi Dan. Thank you for your question. The only display recommended for use with Genie is 13-6026.

17 March 2014 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 57-0911
Q. Can you please confirm if this is compatible with HD44780?
A. Hi Jordan, thanks for your question. Yes, this display is compatible with HD44780.


Works well without issues.

Reviewed by: Sach - 01 June 2017
This LCD display works well so far in our design. If the o and off times is managed well then it works well in battery powered devices.