The HD44780 LCD (40×2) is a dot-matrix liquid crystal display that boasts a resolution of 40×2 characters. This display uses the HD44780 dot-matrix liquid crystal display controller and driver LSI to display alphanumerics, Japanese kana characters, and symbols. It can be configured to work under the control of a 4- or 8-bit microprocessor. The display comes with all necessary functions including display RAM, character generator, and liquid crystal driver, integrated on a single chip. This feature allows it to interface with a minimal system, making it a highly efficient controller/driver.
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