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well according to that data, assuming ive interpreted the control codes correctly, you should open the config.ini in notepad and add this: [Test Driver] Init=1 Fini=1 GotoLine1=3,0,0 GotoLine2=4,0,0 and you also need to set the line LCDType=5 in the [General Settings] section of the ini file
by Section8
April 4th, 2005, 10:24 am
 
Forum: Discussion
Topic: not sure it is a hd44780 controlled lcd
Replies: 8
Views: 1680

Re: Other problems...

1) th screen automatically "scrolls up" the two lines (so that the first disappears, and the second becomes first) whenever something is written to the 2nd line's last character (position (20,2)) I can't belive that this behaviour cannot be disabled - because otherwise why would they even put the f...
by Section8
March 29th, 2005, 11:52 pm
 
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Futaba-corp
Replies: 9
Views: 1942

If it has a serial port interface then it shouldn't matter what the controller chip is. Sounds like my recent post about the GameOptics display i bought. I was able to work out the commands that were being sent to it and drive it with the test driver. Did it come with any data on the command set for...
by Section8
March 29th, 2005, 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Discussion
Topic: not sure it is a hd44780 controlled lcd
Replies: 8
Views: 1680

Hi again all, I found the test driver stuff in the docs and used portmon http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/portmon.shtml to monitor the com traffic. This allowed me to work out the following config which seems to work for the gameoptics. Init=254,48,254,48,254,48,254,56,254,6,254,16,254,12,...
by Section8
March 23rd, 2005, 7:34 am
 
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can i use LCD Smartie to drive a GameOptics?
Replies: 2
Views: 791

oh, and in case it helps

the url is http://www.gameoptics.com/product.htm

they claim that they'll be releasing the source for the provided software soon (its rubbish but will no doubt tell us how comms to the thing work)
by Section8
March 22nd, 2005, 11:48 am
 
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can i use LCD Smartie to drive a GameOptics?
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Can i use LCD Smartie to drive a GameOptics?

Just got a GameOptics HD44780 device.

It seems to set up a com port to correspond to the usb interface and claims to be a HD44780 compatable device.

Can anyone tell me if this can be made compatable with the software?
thanks.
by Section8
March 22nd, 2005, 11:47 am
 
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can i use LCD Smartie to drive a GameOptics?
Replies: 2
Views: 791

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