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LCD Alphanumeric 16x1

Model No. WH1601L

►Character LCD, LCD Alphanumeric 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)


WH1601L is 16 characters with 1 row LCD alphanumeric display module. WH1601L is built in with ST7066 controller IC or equivalent; its default interface is 6800 4/8-bit parallel. This display is also available in SPI and I2C interface by using RW1063 controller IC. There are different LED backlights are available in various colors including yellow/green, white, red, blue, green, and amber, as well as no backlight option. The LEDs can be driven by PIN1, PIN2, PIN15, PIN16 or A and K.

There are different interface options for WH1601L series, details as below:
►WH1601L : 6800 interface (ST7066 IC)
​►WH1601L3: I2C interface (RW1063 IC)


Winstar LCD Alphanumeric 16x1 - WH1601L


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 122.0 × 33.0 mm
Viewing Area 99.0 × 13.0 mm
Mounting Hole 115.0 × 25.2 mm
Character Size 4.84 × 8.06 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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