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This driver supports the Pertelian X2040 displays as manufactured by Pertelian and was written by Andy Powell from

  • Hitachi HD44780 based LCD character display
  • LCD inside a compact 4.5“ x 2.5” x 0.85“ enclosure
  • New larger LCD display sporting 20 columns by 4 lines text display with font size 5×7 dots
  • Built in characters plus 8 user defined characters
  • Electroluminescent light green backlight
  • Also includes Velcro attachment
  • Includes custom stand
  • USB 1.0+ interface
  • Communicate over USB interface with attached 6' cable
Display <name> {
    Driver   'Pertelian'
    Port     'string'
    Size     'string'
    Backlight <0|1>
    Icons     <number>

Portfor example /dev/ttyUSB0
Size<rows>x<colums> for now only 20×4 is available
Backlightinitial backlight state (0=off, 1=on)
IconsNumber of user-defined chars reserved for Icons (default: 0) (maximum 8)
  • pertelian.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/07/17 18:33
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