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IIC LCD Backpack

SKU: DFR0175

$21.32 AUD, inc GST
$19.38 AUD, exc GST

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IIC LCD Backpack
21.32 AUD

SKU: DFR0175

$21.32 AUD, inc GST
$19.38 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 35 units dispatch in 3 to 5 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Tue, 27th of Mar with Express Post within Australia.


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.


This is a new IIC LCD backpack which supports Gadgeteer interface (IDC10).  It allows gadgeteer user to play with LCD160X. 
The IIC LCD Backpack is a small PCB that can be soldered to the back of an LCD so that you may control it over an I2C bus.The I2C Backpack is based on the PCA8574.By using this product you could reduced the number of pins (only 2 pins are needed for i2c) while still making it easy to interface with the LCDs. It's compatible with several kinds of LCDs, such as LCD1601,LCD1602,LCD1604 and LCD2004.
For advanced users, this backpack can also be used for general purpose I/O expansion.The devices consist of an 8-bit quasi-bidirectional port and an I2C-bus interface.
The latter with Gadgeteer interface.
  • I2C Address: 0x20-0x27(0x20 default)
  • Adjustable contrast
  • Supply voltage: 5V
  • Interface: IIC/TWIx1,Gadgeteer interface x2
  • 8-bit quasi-bidirectional port
  • LCDs supported: LCD1601,LCD1602,LCD1604,LCD2004
  • Size:40x20x10mm, 58x20x10mm
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Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

Please checkout our customer service page if you have other frequently asked questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.