Sold by Balearic Dynamics in a pre-assembled kit, the Alphanumeric LCD for Arduino is based on the use of the Shift-out Register 74HC595 chip. This means that with only three pins of the Arduino board users can benefit of a great tool adding this component to their projects.
For those users interested in the details, curious, Arduino fans, or DIY lovers, they can get the component datasheet, the sample software and the circuit schematics and layout of this project on elctroschematics.com.
Detailed information on this project has been published just today by the Electroschematics.com site in one of the last articles. Not only but all the interested users should wait few more days to read the second part of the article entirely dedicated to the software aspects of the usage of the display in conjunction with their Arduino projects.