Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week
Very nice clear display. Nice blue backlight, and relatively easy to get going with some tips. Ideal for my small project and seems like it is solidly built.
No instructions, so novices would need some help to get going - not quite a plug and play, but fairly close.
Using some google-fu, I tracked down the library and connections that made it work: the u8GLIB library http://code.google.com/p/u8glib/wiki/thelloworld a very handy post http://parenthetic.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/hello-world-in-arduino-with-st7920-lcd.html and the datasheet http://www.dfrobot.com/image/data/FIT0021/ST7920.pdf I ended up with the following wiring:
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