This is an installation guide for the BennVenn LCD mod kit for Atari Lynx model 1. There are two installation videos available, the first is from BennVenn and the second from Mr Lurch's Things.
This kit is available for purchase from our online shop.
If you're looking for Lynx 2 install guides, see these articles -
Note: You will need to trim the four grommets that hold the original screen. Do not remove these completely. Do this as a last step when fitting everything together so you can trim them to exact size for your Lynx.
Connect the pad from the BennVenn LCD driver board (left) to the Lynx 1 motherboard (right).
|BennVenn LCD board pads||Lynx 1 motherboard pads|
|CL2||LCD Pad 9|
|D0||LCD Pad 18|
|D1||LCD Pad 16|
|D2||LCD Pad 19|
|D3||LCD Pad 17|
|A1||LCD Pad 15|
|A2||LCD Pad 37|
|A3||LCD Pad 60|
|RES||As per the video|
|GND||As per the video|
|5V||As per the video (We recommend you use heavy gauge wire for 5v and GND so our system protection is still effective)|
|Backlight||Middle pin of the brightness potentiometer (but we suggest you use the infinite brightness mod in the first video instead)|
Garbled image fix has been moved to the main BennVenn LCD install guides page here.