Posts tagged ‘LCD’

Reverse Engineering a Uniden Cordlessphone LCD

I recently upgraded my home phone system and thus was left with a couple of old Uniden DCT648-2 handsets. Most of the components inside are probably not salvageable but these handsets use 3×16 character LCDs, so it would be nice if I could reuse them in my other projects. Continue reading ‘Reverse Engineering a Uniden Cordlessphone LCD’ »

Adding Off-Screen Buffer to Serial LCD Display

Since the current Arduino tools do not support in-circuit debugging, you will have to rely heavily on the serial print outs when tracking down those hard-to-find bugs unless you are one of those few elites whose code just works 100% every time. It is all good when you are doing your development when a computer is readily available. But what if you need to capture the outputs when you do not have the access to a computer? I found myself running into this situation quite often. Continue reading ‘Adding Off-Screen Buffer to Serial LCD Display’ »

On “Ongoing Dialog With Dell”

In a post earlier this year, I wrote about how DELL uses inaccurate and even false technical data in its marketing material in order to attract consumer’s attention to a particular group of products it was offering. Continue reading ‘On “Ongoing Dialog With Dell”’ »

LCD Vs. CRT – Dell’s False Advertising

So why should you buy an LCD instead of a CRT monitor? Well, an LCD is flat, lighter, more power efficient, and its viewable screen size is the same as the stated size (as opposed to CRT). Continue reading ‘LCD Vs. CRT – Dell’s False Advertising’ »