2X16 Character LCD | STN- Blue Serial Display with White Backlight

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2 Rows | 16 Characters
Backlight Color:
Display Type/Mode:
STN (-) Blue, Transmissive
  • LCD 2x16 Character Serial STN - Blue White backlight display front ON
  • LCD 2x16 Character Serial STN - Blue White backlight display front OFF
  • LCD 2x16 Character Serial STN - Blue White backlight display PCB back
  • Drawing Specification for NHD-0216K3Z-NSW-BBW-V3

NHD-0216K3Z-NSW-BBW-V3 | 2x16 LCD Characters | Serial SPI, I2C, or RS232 (TTL) Interface | Transmissive LCD | Side White Backlight | STN (-) Negative Blue Display

The Newhaven 2x16 LCD display presents up to 32 characters as two rows each with sixteen characters of white pixels on a blue background when powered on. This transmissive STN negative Liquid Crystal Display requires a backlight for visibility, offering an optimal 6:00 view. This NHD-0216K3Z-NSW-BBW-V3 serial interface display is fully compatible with Arduino, making it a convenient choice for DIY electronics projects and educational purposes. It is equipped with a PIC 16F690 controller and operates at a 5V supply voltage. The display has a wide operating temperature range from -20 to 70 degrees Celsius and is RoHS compliant, adhering to the highest standards for electronics manufacturing.

LCD Product Specifications

Number of Characters: 32
Display Format: 2x16 LCD
Display Type: STN (-) Blue
Display Mode: Transmissive
Outline L x W x H: 80.0mm x 36.0mm x 13.5mm
Viewing Area L x W: 64.5mm x 16.7mm
Active Area L x W: 55.65mm x 10.98mm
Supply Voltage: 5.0V
Backlight: Side White
Interface: Serial SPI, I2C, or RS232 (TTL)
Compatibility: Arduino and similar development boards
Controller Type: PIC 16F690
Connection Type: 2.54mm pitch Thru pins
Operating Temperature: -20°C ~ 70°C
Storage Temperature: -30°C ~ 80°C

LCD Custom Solutions

Cable Customization

Adjust the length, position, and pinout of your cables or add additional connectors. Get a cable solution that’s precisely designed to make your connections streamlined and secure.

Connector Customization

Easily modify any connectors on your display to meet your application’s requirements. Our engineers are able to perform soldering for pin headers, boxed headers, right angle headers, and any other connectors your display may require.

Interface Customization

Choose from a wide selection of interface options or talk to our experts to select the best one for your project. We can incorporate HDMI, USB, SPI, VGA and more into your display to achieve your design goals.

PCB Modifications

Choose from a wide selection of changes including shape, size, pinout, and component layout of your PCB to make it a perfect fit for your application.

Quality Standards

At Newhaven Display we strive every day to provide our customers with the highest quality products. This means Quality, Engineering, and Manufacturing teams are aligned to exceed your expectations.

Our customers should expect their products to meet or exceed the following standards:

All Products

Reliability Testing Customers can expect all production parts to meet or exceed operational requirements over temperature, humidity, and vibration.
Glass Cleanliness Customers can expect glass to be protected by liners and presented mindful of cleanliness standards. This means glass will be clean of contaminants, fingerprints, and other foreign material.
Bezel Appearance Bezels will be uniformly painted free of foreign materials and distracting cosmetic blemishes. Our standards maintain a clean scratch-free surface.
PCB Appearance PCB’s are delivered with long-term reliability in mind. Finishes are free of bubbles, foreign contaminants, and meet all UL fire requirements. PCB materials will always be delivered within industry norms. PCB edges will be cleanly cut and void of burrs.
Soldering Soldering of all leaded and SMT components is consistent in providing the mechanical security and electrical connectivity.
Consistency Our manufacturing and inspection processes ensure product consistency from lot to lot. This means orders processed over the years will continually meet your expectations. We do this by exacting manufacturing specifications, with attention to detail in our processes, and by comparing to the golden units.
Product Integrity Quality in product manufacturing ensures integrity in construction. Customers can expect tight assembly without worry of loose parts or missing material. Our products will meet all environmental expectations including temp, humidity, & vibration conditions.
Glass Color While normal variations of glass color may occur (due to manufacturing tolerances), Newhaven Display maintains color compliance per internal approved color charts. These charts are maintained to ensure any minor glass deviations are identified and corrected as needed.
ESD Protection & Safety All devices are designed and handled in consideration of ESD protection. This includes ESD-SAFE packaging within anti-static bags, wraps, and trays. Customers are reminded to always follow ESD safety to best protect the devices.

Our Distributors

Newhaven Display partners with distributors worldwide to bring you the best products and design services, no matter where you are working from.



  • 5
    nice display

    Kevin on Apr 30th 2023

    Easy to find example code, had it running with Uno in no time. Happy with the shipping and package it arrived in great shape, good quality.

  • 5
    Great looking, worked flawlessly for me

    Ed Rioux on Mar 8th 2023

    I got this display for a little weather application I was working on and worked flawlessly. Really satisfied with the product.

  • 5
    Good for serial communication

    Chigozie R on Oct 31st 2022

    Works great with arduino. The quality is better than other displays I have purchased from Amazon.

  • 5
    Fast shipping

    Chris H on Oct 5th 2022

    Good quality and arrived on time. Website has very good resources and support is great.

  • 5
    Perfect for I2C

    CJohhny on Jul 26th 2022

    This product was great for playing around and understanding how serial communication works.

  • 5
    Compatible with arduino

    EscalanteF on Jul 10th 2022

    this product works great with arduino.

  • 5
    Great for arduino

    LeniRob on Jun 25th 2022

    I ordered this display to use it with the Arduino uno. Very good quality and they have a lot of resources. Highly recommended. I may try a graphic LCD next.