Brett like the way I mounted my Graphics LCD so much,
So he asked me a question regarding the good way to mount a standard LCD display and want to have it look very good and pass the the asthetics standard of SWMBO ???
And I thought I would be a good idea to post it as the separate post.
So other people can throw in their ideas, and comments.
Here is his message:
[quote]… I have a need to mount some of those SMT push buttons at the same level as the face of a standard LCD text display, got any thoughts on making that asthetically pleasing? I was thinking a spearate daughter-board that I mount switches on and that I somehow mount off the side of the LCD screen (it’s destined to be a wall-mounted control board, in the house, so it needs to pass the asthetics of SWMBO - please help
ok, so a standard LCD is mounted on a PCB. The LCD itself and the bezel/frame of the one I have here sits about 11.2mm above the bottom of the PCB. The PCB itself is the same width as the bezel. Above and below the bezel in the corners of the PCB are two mounting holes. Top right has an edge connector or as I’m using it it has a set of down-facing male .1" headers, intended to mount on a custom shield.
For my push button switches, i have thru-hole 6mm tactile PBs the same as the reset and loader buttons on a Fez. At the moment they’re just on a separate daughter board, and I might just leave them there until I get the LCD properly mounted on it’s shield and then I can put in some stand-offs. Am still trying to figure out how to make it presentable as well - need a black bezel over the lot I think.[/quote]
Feel free to throw in your opinion, comment, and feedback, please.