RAiO Technology has developed a LCD controller RA8806-J for small and mid-size LCD displays. RA8806-J is a LCD controller for Dot-Matrix LCD which supports both character and graphic mode display, it has built-in two Display Data RAM(DDRAM) for two layers display, and has embedded font ROM which is capable of displaying the full-size(16x16 dots) Japanese Kanji font( 6,355 characters) and ISO8859-1 ~ 4(or called Latin-1 ~ 4) alphabets.
RA8806-J supports 4/8bits 8080/6800 MPU protocol interface, The maximum resolution of RA8806 is 320x240 pixels in normal mode, and 640x240 or 320x480 pixels in extension mode. The embedded intelligence touch panel controller provides the 4-wires resistance-type Touch Panel interface. The PWM output provides an easy contrast or back-light control method for LCD panel. RA8806 also provides a 4x8(32 keys) or 8x8(64 keys) powerful and smart Key-Scan interface includes long-key function. The flexible interrupt and polling mechanism can make it easy to control touch panel, key-scan and power mode functions. Also it can greatly reduce the MPU loading.
In addition, RA8806 supports 4 gray scale display in FRC mode and includes many useful functions, such as area scroll, font inverse/bold/enlargement, memory clear function. An innovative mechanism of “no-flicker” mode is provided in RA8806, user can easily improve the display quality by using this function.
RA8806 is a powerful and flexible LCD controller. User can save large amount of time for system development and the cost of hardware system.
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