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I've found an interesting project, The Pi Watch (also here) that used a relatively cheap round LCD display. There didn't seem to be too much information about this display, but I did manage to find its data sheet online. Tim, the creator of The Pi Watch has also been quite helpful regarding pin outs of this LCD, however one thing that I was missing in order to start my own project was the Eagle device library. Since I couldn't find one online, I just created my own. The download link is further down.

So here's what the device looks like. I didn't bother putting all of the NC pins on the symbol to save space. I don't have the physical LCD yet (still in the mail from China) so I can't verify the measurements are correct yet.
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According to the data sheet, it should be right.
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This is the pinout for the LCD from the data sheet, the pins are mapped according to their number.
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This is just a quick mock-up of a breakout board.
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Once I have the LCD in my hands I'll verify that the package fits the pins correctly.

Update: The LCMs have arrived and I can confirm the device has correct dimensions. More information here.


Download the library here: r61505v.zip [1.84 Kb] (120 downloads)

Enjoy!

-i

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