PCA8538 evaluation board OM13501

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Demo board description

The OM13501 is an LCD demo board which can be used to demonstrate and evaluate the PCA8538 segment driver. This is a chip-on-glass LCD driver which can drive up to 918 segments in mux 1:9. The board is controlled by an LPCXpresso micro controller board, which contains the LPC1115, a Cortex M0 controller. A free IDE can be downloaded in order to modify the software. Supply of the board can be via two AA batteries, an AC adapter or USB.


  • Demonstrates PCA8538 LCD driver
  • Features a Vertical Alignment (VA) COG display module with integrated backlight
  • Plugged in OM13035 LPCXpresso board with LPC1115 microcontroller
  • 3 push buttons
  • User modifiable firmware, In-System/In-Application Programming (ISP/IAP) via USB
  • Power supply can be either using two AA batteries, via USB or via an AC adapter/external power supply. This can also be used for external VLCD

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Box contents

OM13501 base board (marked on the board)
OM13035 LPCXpresso board

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PCA8538 evaluation board OM13501
PCA8538 evaluation board OM13501

PCA8538 evaluation board OM13501

Documentation for this product

File nameTitleTypeFormatDate
PCA8538Automotive 102 x 9 Chip-On-Glass LCD segment driverData sheetpdf2014-09-26
UM10718OM13501, PCA8538 demo board user manualUser manualpdf2015-03-06

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