16×4 Alphanumeric LCD Display HD44780 Black Yellow, White Blue Arduino PIC Pi UK


Alphanumeric LCDs
4 rows, 16 columns


These LCDs are brand new and in the UK!

Pin Symbol Level Description
1 VSS 0V Ground
2 VDD 5V Supply voltage for logic
3 VO Input voltage for the LCD
4 RS High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
5 R/W High/Low High: Read mode, Low: Write mode
6 E High/Low Enable signal for the LCD controller
7 DB0 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
8 DB1 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
9 DB2 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
10 DB3 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
11 DB4 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
12 DB5 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
13 DB6 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
14 DB7 High/Low High: data signal, Low: instruction signal
15 A Backlight anode
16 K Backlight cathode

Datasheets are available for download:

Header options

You can optionally have a SIL header of the correct size included with the screen – this makes it easier to fit into breadboards, strip-board, etc. If you require this, please choose one of the “Yes” options above. Please note that this header will be included loose or soldered depending upon your option selection.

This item will be fully tested prior to despatch. Buy with confidence.



Please read and note the following before ordering:
1) My Shipping is for UK Mainland ONLY. No Scotish Highland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight or other Isles. Some areas may incur additional costs, if you are unsure please contact me prior to ordering.
2) Please ensure you have a valid contact phone number, I may pass this number onto the Carrier for delivery. No refund for carriage cost will be offered, if delivery is delayed as a result of no valid contact number being provided.
3) I welcome collection for orders,please select collection on checkout otherwise your order will be despatched. Once your order has been picked and tested if applicable. We will then inform you of a date and time for collection. Please bring your payment card for verification when collecting your order. No order will be released without card verification.
4) I am unable to provide ANY technical support, please ensure you fully understand how this item works by checking for any datasheets (not provided with the item), to enable the product to be used within your application / project.
5) VERY IMPORTANT >> Do not make ANY permanent connections. Please test the item BEFORE making any permanent connections e.g. soldering to the item. Please ensure you have the means to test the item WITHOUT applying ANY solder to the item. If an item has any solder applied I will NOT accept any return.
6) When upgrading to 1st class post, (if the option is available), please note this is sent via Royal Mail and is not a guaranteed next day service. If you need a 48hr service please select 48hr delivery at extra cost. This will be sent via Royal Mail or courier. I do not offer a 24hr service. No weekend or public bank holiday deliveries.
7) We attempt to send out all orders received before 10.00am. This excludes weekends and public holidays.
8) Customers placing multiple orders. – I may ship all the orders as one, please do not ask for a refund of shipping cost after you have placed your orders. Please do not place your orders if you want a refund of shipping cost.
9) Some items may have a “Warranty Void if removed” sticker, please DO NOT tamper or remove these stickers. I will not accept any rertuns with tampered or removed sticker. Some buyers have tried to send back items that I have not supplied.

**** Important note **** Some sellers claim the stock is in the UK, please be careful, the seller is often in China and sends the item to a UK agent who then forwards the item on with a UK stamp. Check where the seller is located not just the item location. All my items are physically with me, here in the UK and I offer a quick delivery and communication within the UK.

During busy periods there maybe a delay in delivering your package by Royal Mail. I apologies in adavnce for any inconvenience but would like to point this out before you place your order.