Adafruit LCD Shield Kit (RGB)


Adafruit LCD Shield Kit (RGB)


SKU: ADA-018 - Mfg Part Number: 714


The Adafruit RGB LCD shield kit is a great way to incorporate an RGB 16×2 character LCD into your next Arduino project. The shield greatly reduces the number of outputs require to drive the screen and even includes 5 extra buttons using just two pins!

The kit is very easy to assemble making it a great starter kit for those Arduino users just learning to solder. This board is compatible with the Adafruit Metro, SparkFun RedBoard , Arduino Uno, Mega2560, Duemilanove, and Diecimilla; The Mega1280 will require two extra wires be run from the I2C pins on the shield to the correct pins on the board.

Please Note: Since there is currently no support for PWM on the backlight control pins, the RGB output is limited to Red, Yellow, Green, Teal, Blue, Violet, and White.


  • Selectable backlight color and text
  • 2 lines of text with 16 Characters per line
  • Dimensions: 2.1″ x 3.2″
  • I2C Address: 0x20
  • Includes 5 buttons and a trimmer pot
  • Mounting hole size is 2.5mm


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