LCD SPI Adapter Display Mini Board

Easily add digital alpha-numeric LCD display output to any project with minimal interface lines. This adapter utilizes the MCP23S17 16-Bit I/O Expander with Serial Interface to provide SPI access via microprocessor (PIC, Stamp, AVR, etc) control. This LCD adapter displays two rows of 16 characters each. LCD displays are commonly used in electronics as a method of displaying alpha-numeric feedback on the internal operations of devices.


  • MCP23S17 16-Bit I/O Expander with Serial Interface
  • Bright two row, 16 character LCD display with contrast control
  • High-speed SPI interface (MCP23S17) - 10 MHz (max.)
  • Easily add LCD display output to your project with minimal interface lines
  • Example basic code library provided
  • Compact and easy to mount board
  • Standard 10-pin IDC header or 5-pin header for proto board direct connect
  • Removable LCD display can be shared with other projects
  • Ideal for use with development and control Boards
  • High quality double sided printed circuit board with silk-screen and mounting holes
  • Fully assembled and tested

  • Microchip MCP23S17 Datasheet