[rescue] POS Serial Display's

erie erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Tue Jan 4 09:31:54 CST 2005

It has a futaba something202something vfd in it, I'll look at the one I 
have and check. I had a bookmark to the
pinout, I'll do some digging and see if I can find it, with the standard 
xtal in it, it uses an oddball baud rate, there is
a mod to xhange the xtal that will allow standard baud rates.


Peter Corlett wrote:

>Thomas Gallaway <rescue at port11.net> wrote:
>>So a while ago I found a new in box POS display in a dumpster. I was
>>wondering if anybody knew how to control those if there is any
>>standard. It seems like if I just throw serial data at it it will
>>update the display line one, then line two then jump back to line
>>one and overwrite that data.
>Software-wise, this sounds a bit like a LCD display with the Hitachi
>44780 chipset, with a SIPO converter on the front. Such devices are
>popular with riceboy casemodders, so there's various bits of Windows
>software that can drive them and display stats.

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