LCD notes for HD44780 Compatible Displays

This contains background links and info used to develop the Pi-LCD demo software

Quite a lot of the info has been written for the Arduino but it is relatively easy to convert for use on Python.

Existing LCD Python Modules

A Raspberry Pi LCD library for the widely used Hitachi HD44780 controller, written in Python

Tool for designing your own user character

simple explanation of how to upload user characters to LCD displays×8-characters-on.html

Big digit stuff

Links to a nicely rounded set of 3 x 2 characters, great for clocks etc