[Soekris] net4801 Multi-IO and LCD backlighting

J Moore jaymo at cullmail.com
Sat Sep 25 12:57:18 UTC 2004


On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 12:10:58PM +0100, the unit calling itself Chris Boot wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'd like to control the backlight on my LCD panel, when I get it, via 
> the Multi-IO controller. I know I can't drive the backlight straight 
> off one of the data lines (!) so I'm going to need a transistor, I'm 
> guessing. I am, however, no electronics expert, so I'd like some help 
> here! Could anyone draw up some schematics for me, and/or tell me what 
> sort of transistor I need?

Which LCD panel - you got a part number?

Jay




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