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Subject: Re: LCD code for recorder

Re: LCD code for recorder

From: Andrew Jamieson <>
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 21:45:48 +1100

According to the Solomon web site, they only have one (current) display
controller that uses an embedded ASCII table - the SSD1801. And this is
only in sample ...

I have requested the datasheet from them to see if the connections line up,
but a Solomon solution is looking unlikely.

Solomon product list page:


----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: LCD code for recorder

Gary Czvitkovicz wrote:

> I've worked with the LCD controller used by the recorder on another
> project, so I've put together some code to drive it.

Great! This comes very handy, since the LCD is something of a stepping stone
that unlocks a lot of other stuff. Being able to display information will
greatly improve the speed of discovery and development.

I'm guessing the tricky thing left to do is to figure out the command codes
used on the AJB6K display controller.

I'll be away for the week, so I don't expect to be trying anything with this
myself until next weekend. But I'm sure someone else will. :-)

> Any info on the display used on the AJB6K? From a quick look at the
> disassembled firmware, it seems like a different controller, but it uses a
> similar serial data protocol. It seems to take ASCII characters directly
> and does it's own character generation.

Yes, the AJB6K has a character (rather than bitmap) display. It seems to
ASCII, or at least 8 bits per character. There is a translation table in the
firmware that indicates the display does not use normal ASCII.

Received on 2001-12-29

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