Arduino 1602 LCD KeyPad Shield

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Arduino Keypad LCD Shield V2.0 contains 16*2 LCD with contrast adjustment and backlight. LCD dispays white letters on blue background. It uses only an analog port to input the 5 keys' signal. Here is also a reset button. Still unused IO is prepared for expansion.

Not only it has the contrast adjustment key、backlight optional switch, but also has four directions buttons key、a select key and a reset button.It also has four sensor analog interfaces、ultrasonic sensor interface, bluetooth module interface, APC220 wireless digital module communication interface. They are all independent、easier、convenient for application.

Arduino Keypad LCD Shield V2.0 is very easy and convenient for Sensors to indicate the data records.

Special Feature

  • four sensor analog interfaces
  • ultrasonic sensor interface
  • bluetooth module interface
  • APC220 wireless digital module communication interface
  • the contrast adjustment key、backlight optional switch、four directions buttons key,a select key and a reset button.


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Example code

//Sample using LiquidCrystal library 
#include <LiquidCrystal.h> 
This program will test the LCD panel and the buttons 
Mark Bramwell, July 2010 
// select the pins used on the LCD panel 
LiquidCrystal lcd(8, 9, 4, 5, 6, 7); 
// define some values used by the panel and buttons 
int lcd_key     = 0; 
int adc_key_in  = 0; 
#define btnRIGHT  0 
#define btnUP     1 
#define btnDOWN   2 
#define btnLEFT   3 
#define btnSELECT 4 
#define btnNONE   5 
// read the buttons 
int read_LCD_buttons() 
adc_key_in = analogRead(0);      // read the value from the sensor  
// my buttons when read are centered at these valies: 0, 144, 329, 504, 741 
// we add approx 50 to those values and check to see if we are close 
if (adc_key_in > 1000) return btnNONE; // We make this the 1st option for speed reasons since it will be the most likely result 
if (adc_key_in < 50)   return btnRIGHT;   
if (adc_key_in < 195)  return btnUP;  
if (adc_key_in < 380)  return btnDOWN;  
if (adc_key_in < 555)  return btnLEFT;  
if (adc_key_in < 790)  return btnSELECT;    
return btnNONE;  // when all others fail, return this... 
void setup() 
lcd.begin(16, 2);              // start the library 
lcd.print("Push the buttons"); // print a simple message 
void loop() 
lcd.setCursor(9,1);            // move cursor to second line "1" and 9 spaces over 
lcd.print(millis()/1000);      // display seconds elapsed since power-up 
lcd.setCursor(0,1);            // move to the begining of the second line 
lcd_key = read_LCD_buttons();  // read the buttons 
switch (lcd_key)               // depending on which button was pushed, we perform an action 
  case btnRIGHT: 
    lcd.print("RIGHT "); 
  case btnLEFT: 
    lcd.print("LEFT   "); 
  case btnUP: 
    lcd.print("UP    "); 
  case btnDOWN: 
    lcd.print("DOWN  "); 
  case btnSELECT: 
    case btnNONE: 
    lcd.print("NONE  "); 

How to buy

Click here to buy Arduino 1602 LCD KeyPad Shield