PiFace Control and Display 2 LCD I/O Board

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About this product


Product overview

• Interface your Raspberry Pi with an LCD screen – no need for a mouse or keyboard
• 16 x 2 LCD screen with five tactile buttons, a navigation switch and an IR receiver
• Compatible with Raspberry Pi Model A+, B+, Pi 2 and Pi 3
• Backlit LCD screen so you can always see what you’re doing

What dos this add to my Raspberry Pi?
Use this LCD screen to interface with your Raspberry Pi, removing the need for large keyboards or mice. The compact 16 character two line display can show status, information, messages or menus. You can control your Raspberry Pi using the included button interface or an IP remote control (not included). The LCD screen comes with a backlight so you can always see what you’re doing and a contrast adjuster to set the screen to your personal preference. Control the screen with five easy to use tactile switches and an IR receiver as well as a three position navigation switch

What can I do with the PiFace Control and Display software?
The PiFace software allows you to customise and create your own bitmap icons. Create and run your own customised programs with the quick and easy menu building Python libraries. Assemble your own Kodi media server or internet radio, or design your own project – what you create is up to you


Display Specifications

Screen Type:


Screen Size:

16 x 2mm



I/O board


Compatible Raspberry Pi:

Raspberry Pi model A+
Pi 2 model B


26 pin GPIO

Operating Specifications

Output Voltage:

3.3 VVDC

Product Specifications

Assembly Required:


Soldering Required:


Does this product come with any software or project usage examples? I'm particularly interested in the IR interface - does this use LIRC or other s/w compatible with 'virtually' any IR transmitter?

Asked by: megabyte
No the item is not provided with software.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-20
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