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Custom-Character Calculator for KS0108, HD61202 and compatibles

The KS0108 chip does not have built in text capability. Using the calculator below you can get the bitmap values for any 5*7 character.

Click the pixels to toggle them on/off. When you've got the pattern you want, copy the list of values into your program.

Each character is 5 bytes, but I added a sixth byte which is 0. It is the space between characters.

 









List of bitmap values:

 

The Alphanumeric LCD (TrueType) font by Marco Di Leo is a very useful reference for the bitmap layout of LCD characters. It is also great for creating animated gifs as the ones you can see on some of my other LCD pages. Here is the file:

alphalcd.zip (5 Kb)

As far as I know, this calculator will also be useful for LCDs with the following controllers:

  • Epson 15** series
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