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Character LCD Display 16x1

Model No. WH1601A

►Character LCD Display 16x1
►5x8 dots includes cursor
►+5V power supply (Also available for +3V)
►Negative voltage optional for +3V power supply
►1/16 duty cycle
►LED can be driven by PIN1, PIN2, PIN15, PIN16 or A and K
►Interface: 6800 (ST7066 IC, option SPI/I2C (RW1063 IC)


This model no. WH1601A Character LCD Display is made of 16 x 1 dots matrix. This display 16x1 character model is built-in ST7066 or equivalent which default interface is 6800 4/8-bit parallel. It’s also available in SPI and I2C interface by using RW1063 controller IC.  The LCD panels are available in STN, FSTN, FFSTN types and also with polarizer positive mode and negative mode options. There are different LED backlights are available in various colors including yellow/green, white, red, blue, green, amber, and RGB LEDs as well as no backlight option.

There are three interface options for WH1601A series, details as below:
►WH1601A : 6800 interface (ST7066 IC)
►WH1601A1 : SPI interface (RW1063 IC)
►WH1601A2 : I2C interface (RW1063 IC)


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Interface Pin Function

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
7~14 DB0~DB7 Data bus line
15 A Power supply for B/L +
16 K Power supply for B/L -

Mechanical Data

Item Standard Value Unit
Module Dimension 80.0 × 36.0 mm
Viewing Area 66.0 × 16.0 mm
Mounting Hole 75.0 × 31.0 mm
Character Size 3.07 × 6.56 mm

Electrical Characteristics

Item Symbol Standard Value
Input Voltage VDD 3/5 V
Recommended LCD Driving
Voltage for Normal Temp.
Version module @25°C
VDD-VO 4.35 V

Display Character Address Code

Display Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
DD RAM Address 00 01           07 40 41           47

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