MOS-AL242A

MOS-AL242A

The MOS-AL242A is an economy 24x2 intelligent Serial LCD display. Engineered to quickly and easily add a powerful HMI to any application.


Our Intelligent Character Serial LCD displays provides you with a cost-effective industrial HMI user interface solution for that great product/project you are developing. This Serial LCD displays features optional on-board large and medium digits, bar graphs and 3 GPOs will allow fast development for any application.


  • 24x2 Intelligent Serial LCD
  • 1U form-factor
  • Available Interfaces: Serial RS232 and TTL
  • Communication speed of 9600 and 19.2k hardware selectable
  • 5V voltage
  • 3 General Purpose Outputs
  • Software controlled contrast and brightness with configurable time-out setting up to 90 minutes
  • Built in Horizontal or Vertical bar graphs
  • Temperature of 0C to 50C
  • Fast and easy development
  • Designed, supported and Made in CANADA
  • Long life cycle
  • Customer headers available, please contact us
  • Semi-custom designs available
  • Long life production
  • Backed my Matrix Orbital``s decades of research and development
Module
Family/Series Economy Display
Module Width (mm) 118
Module Height (mm) 36
Screen
Display Type Character LCD
Backlight Type LED
Viewing Area Width (mm) 93.5
Viewing Area Height (mm) 16
Active Area Width (mm) 88.3
Active Area Height (mm) 11.5
Resolution Width (Pixels) 120
Resolution Height (Pixels) 16
Pixel Pitch Width (mm) 0.65
Pixel Pitch Height (mm) 0.7
Pixel Width (mm) 0.6
Pixel Height (mm) 0.65
Character Columns 24
Character Rows 2
Character Pitch Width (mm) 3.7
Character Pitch Height (mm) 5.95
Character Width (mm) 3.2
Character Height (mm) 5.55
Font European
Viewing Direction Top
Viewing Angle 60
HMI
Touchscreen None
Keypad None
Keys None
Haptic Feedback None
Audio Feedback None
GPO's 3
Advanced GPO's None
DOW None
Integrated LED's None
Electrical
Interface RS232, TTL
Command Protocol Matrix Orbital
Controller ATMega8535
Negative Voltage None
Backlight Driver Integrated
Minimum Voltage (Vdc) 5
Typical Voltage (Vdc) 5
Maximum Voltage (Vdc) 5
Header Standard
Environmental
Max. Operating Temp. (°C) 50
Min. Storage Temp. (°C) -20
Max. Storage Temp. (°C) 70

Application Notes

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Application Notes  2D Drawing for EVE2-38G-TPC 1.1 3.09MiB

Description

A .dwg style Drawing for the Capacitive Touch (TPC) variant of the EVE2-38G.

Application Notes  PDF Drawing for EVE2-43G-TPT PCB Revision 1.0. 225.25KiB

Description

PDF style Drawing for EVE2-43G-TPC PCB Revision 1.0.

Application Notes  2D Drawing for EVE2-43G-TPT PCB Revision 1.0. 2.8MiB

Description

DWG style Drawing for EVE2-43G-TPC PCB Revision 1.0.

Documents

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Economy Series  X-Board Hardware Manual 1.0 636.75KiB
Economy Series  Economy Series Manual 1.0 1.63MiB

Description

Hardware manual for MOI, MOS, and MOU series displays.

Downloads

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Alphanumeric Software  DisplayTunerPro v1.0.0.0 Software 1.0.0.0 802.25KiB

Description

Display Tuner Pro (MOCD#) is an update to our popular uProject testing software for Matrix Orbital displays.  It adds support for new features and displays, including legacy and graphic units, to our established base of features and scripting.  This tool supports all Matrix Orbital Intelligent and Economy Series displays, including the following:

  • GLK Series (GLK12232-25-SM, GLK12232-25, GLK19264-7T-1U, GLK24064-25, GLK24064R-25-1U, GLK240128-25)
  • GLT Series (GLT12232-SM, GLT24064R-1U, GLT24064, GLT240128)
  • GOK Series (GOK12232A-25-SM, GOK12832-25-SM)
  • LCD/OLED/VFD Series (LCD0821, LCD2041, OLED0821, OLED2041, VFD2041)
  • LK Series (LK162-12, LK162A-4T, LK162B-7T, LK202-25, LK204-25, LK204-7T-1U, LK402-25, LK404-25)
  • MOI/MOS/MOU Series (MOS, MOU, XBoard-S, XBoard-U)
  • OK Series (OK162-12, OK202-25, OK204-25)
  • VK Series (VK162-12, VK202-25, VK204-25, VK246-25)
  • And all Legacy Displays

Alphanumeric Software  uProject 1.42MiB

Description

uProject is an advanced testing software for Matrix Orbital displays. It allows testing of nearly all the features and allows test scripting and many other advanced features.

uProject (micro Project) is a series of different tools that should allow the testing of nearly all the features of most of our displays. uProject also features

scripting abilities to speed up testing or changing of a specific feature, such as backlight brightness or contrast.

 

All LK/VK/PK, MOS, MX and LCD/VFD series.

Alphanumeric Software  Display Tuner 407KiB

Description

This basic application allows you to test and set LCD Contrast, Brightness, VFD Brightness, set baudrate and send text to the display.

Compatible Displays:

All LK/VK/PK, MOS, MX and LCD/VFD series.

Alphanumeric Software  Custom Character Tool 451.61KiB

Description

This simple program to give you hex values for custom characters.

This program allows you to see the hex values per lines for custom characters making implication easier. Simply download the program, uncompress and run. You will require Microsoft .NET Framework Version 1.1, it can be downloaded from here.


This application was written by Ray of LCD Studio. (Ray@lcdstudio.com)

For technical discussions and questions, please visit our forums

Alphanumeric Software  Boot Logo 40.03KiB

Description

Boot Logo is designed for modification of the startup screen for some alphanumeric displays with startup screens.

The user has the ability to use the normal text from the display\'s font table, and the 8 custom characters.

Compatible Displays:

LK/VK/PK162-12
LK/VK/PK202-25
LK/VK/PK202-24-USB
LK/VK204-24-USB

MOS-AL/AV/AP202
MOS-AL/AV204

All MX series

This application was written by Ray of LCD Studio. (Ray@lcdstudio.com)

Alphanumeric Software  Boot Edit 524.62KiB

Description

Boot Edit is designed for modification of advanced features of the LK/VK/PK USB and MX series. This is a more advanced version of the Boot Logo software.

Boot Edit allows the setting of these features:

  • Custom startup screen using custom characters
  • Power on GPO and FAN settings, such as speed, and frequency
  • LCD Contrast, backlight brightness and VFD brightness

Compatible Displays:

  • LK/VK/PK202-25
  • LK/VK/PK202-24-USB
  • LK/VK204-24-USB
  • MOS-AL/AV/AP202
  • MOS-AL/AV204
  • All MX series

Only the MX and USB series support the Edit GPO Defaults section.

This application was written by Ray of LCD Studio. (Ray@lcdstudio.com)

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  • PCB Rev: 2.1
  • Model: MOS-AL242A
  • Availability: In Stock

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