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Where would i start when building a usb LCD performance monitor?

I have been looking at the logitech g510 keyboard which is great but a little pricey. The thing i like most is its customizable LCD display unit on the top of the keyboard, i'm looking to build something like it. I dont have much electronic knowledge outside of wiring up led lighting and small stuff like that. I would like to make a usb or any way to connect my computer to an lcd display like the g510. Preferably for use with the MSI Afterburner program which gives an output to that specific keyboard. A connection to something along the lines of this http://www.allelectronics.com/make-a-store/item/LCD-3162/16-X-2-LCD-W/LED-BACKLIGHT-LARGE-CHARACTER/1.html. If anybody would like to help me that would be great, I just don't know where to start on a project so seemingly complicated. Thank Anybody in advance!

rickharris9 months ago
You have a HUGE learning curve ahead of you.

Be prepared.

Good Luck.
mpilchfamily9 months ago
You can connect that 16x2 screen to an Arduino easily enough. Just a matter of altering the Afterburner program or creating your own monitoring program that can report the data to the Arduino to be displayed. Not an easy task. BUt you can find information about the LCD and Arduino all over the place.
Arduino is where you might want to start they have on line tutorios and libraries everything to teach you how to do what you want.
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