some application, i.e. XBMC can show informations on a display by using LCDproc as driver.
This post describes a way to connect a HD44780 display to a Raspberry PI by i2c bus.
Let’s start with the physical layer. This is the overview schematic on how to connect the display to a Raspberry PI.
Based on these I developed small board with a 6 Pin header which is Pin compatible to the Raspberry PI. So a simple 6 pole ribbon cable can be used to connect the HD44780 Display to the fruit.
Here is my PCB. First the schematic.
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