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Design Recipes for FPGAs, 2nd Edition by Peter Wilson

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Chapter 27

Simple 7-Segment (LCD) Displays

Abstract

Simple 7-Segment (LCD) Displays are in many respects require a simple form of decoder, where an input code of 4 bits is used to specify one of 16 different hexadecimal outputs to be displayed on an LCD module. The LCD module itself usually consists of 7 individual LEDs or lights (hence the alternative name ”7-segment display”) which are driven to deliver a particular character.

Keywords

LCD

Character display

27.1 Introduction

Simple 7-segment (LCD) displays are in many respects a simple form of decoder, where an input code of 4 bits is used to specify one of 16 different hexadecimal outputs to be displayed on an LCD module. The LCD module itself usually consists of 7 individual LEDs or lights ...

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