An LCD is an electronic display module that uses liquid crystal to produce a visible image. The 16×2 LCD display is a very basic module commonly used in DIYs and circuits. The 16×2 translates o a display 16 characters per line in 2 such lines. In this LCD each character is displayed in a 5×7 pixel matrix.
Features of 16×2 LCD module
1.Operating Voltage is 4.7V to 5.3V
2.Current consumption is 1mA without backlight
3.Alphanumeric LCD display module, meaning can display alphabets and numbers
4.Consists of two rows and each row can print 16 characters.
5.Each character is build by a 5×8 pixel box
6.Can work on both 8-bit and 4-bit mode
7.It can also display any custom generated characters
8.Available in Green and Blue Backlight