16×2 Character LCD Module
16×2 Character LCD is a very basic and low cost LCD module which is commonly used in electronic devices and projects. 16×2 means it contains 2 rows that can display 16 characters. In these displays, each character is displayed using 5×8 or 5×10 dot matrix. This module can display ASCII characters, special characters and even custom characters. It uses HD44780 compatible controller for its operation. Two variants of this LCD modules are available, one having BLACK characters on GREEN and other having WHITE characters on BLUE.