Posted by Unknown on 10th Dec 2013
its a good screen, if you're wondering what makes it cheap; the main thing I noticed was I couldn't totally eliminate the background squares by adjusting the contrast as I could with some more expensive units.
This 16 character by 2 line display utilizes the extremely common HD44780 parallel interface chipset (datasheet). The display has a black background, white characters and a white LED backlight.
Dimensions: 3.15" x 1.425"
SFE Eagle Library has this part!
All prices are in GBP