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  • lingib commented on lingib's instructable Tilt Compensated Compass1 day ago
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    It would appear that you are using an LCD library which doesn't match your LCD, or vice versa.There are many 16 x 2 line LCD displays each of which has its own library. To further complicate the issue many LCD libraries use the same name :(My YwRobot ARduino LCM1602 IIC V1 LCD display requires a library called LiquidCrystal_I2C.h (see code line 59)I then create (instantiate) an "lcd" object in Line 62: LiquidCrystal_I2C lcd(0x27, 2, 1, 0, 4, 5, 6, 7, 3, POSITIVE);Find a library that matches your LCD display and change lines 59 and 62 as required. Depending upon which LCD and library you choose the required code lines could look like this.Line 59: #include <LiquidCrystal.h> // includes the LiquidCrystal LibraryLine 62: LiquidCrystal lcd(1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7); // Creates an...

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    It would appear that you are using an LCD library which doesn't match your LCD, or vice versa.There are many 16 x 2 line LCD displays each of which has its own library. To further complicate the issue many LCD libraries use the same name :(My YwRobot ARduino LCM1602 IIC V1 LCD display requires a library called LiquidCrystal_I2C.h (see code line 59)I then create (instantiate) an "lcd" object in Line 62: LiquidCrystal_I2C lcd(0x27, 2, 1, 0, 4, 5, 6, 7, 3, POSITIVE);Find a library that matches your LCD display and change lines 59 and 62 as required. Depending upon which LCD and library you choose the required code lines could look like this.Line 59: #include <LiquidCrystal.h> // includes the LiquidCrystal LibraryLine 62: LiquidCrystal lcd(1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7); // Creates an "lcd" object. Parameters: (rs, enable, d4, d5, d6, d7) Nothing else needs to be changed.

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