Anet 12864 LCD upgrade

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swoop
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Anet 12864 LCD upgrade

Post: # 944Post swoop
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:58 pm

I've purchased the "anet" branded 12864 upgrade on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XW ... UTF8&psc=1. I have the newer Anet A8 from April 18 with standard board. Before installing it, I'm assuming both LCD connectors (from the 12864) are plugged into the mobo. I also have the BLtouch sensor which is using one of the PINS on the 2nd port for grounding. Which other pins can I use for grounding? Also, is this LCD display just plug and reflash marlin with REPRAP_DISCOUNT_SMART_CONTROLLER in Configuration.h and //comment out the 5 button lcd (whatever it's called in marlin). Or, do I have to have a RAMPs board to install it?



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kf1zradio
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Re: Anet 12864 LCD upgrade

Post: # 945Post kf1zradio
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:15 pm

I would think that would use the ANET_FULL_GRAPHICS_LCD in configuration.h

The reprap discount controllers , you generally have to plug both cables in BACKWARDS.

With this one I don't know if that's the case or not.
You would think since it is Anet branded, the cables would be correct.
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