Message Pump – USB to LCD adapter

Message Pump – USB to LCD adapter

From the MAKE Flickr photo pool

Mark designed the handy USB Message Pump board – Attach an LCD display and feed the board text you want displayed via your computer.

The Message Pump A.K.A. the USB to LCD Backpack is a device that allows you to connect a LCD display directly to your computer. It uses a PIC micro-controller, to drive the LCD and a FTDI USB to serial chip to connect to your computer.

Message Pump @ Spikenzie Labs

Message Pump on Flickr

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2 thoughts on “Message Pump – USB to LCD adapter

  1. The Oracle says:

    Nice project. I’ve done similar with an Arduino, but your little backpack board is neater and more elegant looking.

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