The 2 X16 Parallel LCD is an 8 bit or 4 bit parallel interfaced LCD. This unit allows the user to display text, numerical data and custom created characters. The LCD uses the HD44780 series LCD driver from Hitachi, or
equivalent controller. The LCD is connected to a female 14-pin connector for easy interfacing. Though the device has the ribbon cable and 14-pin connector it may also be hooked up manually.
This display connects to the Parallax Professional Development Board and the iNEX NX-1000 as well as the BS2P24/40 Demo Board.
More Information: https://www.parallax.com/sites/default/files/downloads/603-00006-2×16-Parallel-LCD-Documentation-V1.4.pdf