SparkFun Basic 16x2 Character LCD (Red on Black 5V)
This is a basic 16 character by 2 line display with a Black background and a Red backlight. Utilizes the extremely common HD44780 parallel interface chipset. Interface code is freely available. You will need ~11 general I/O pins to interface to this LCD screen. Includes red LED backlight. These modules are the thin type.
Dimensions: 3.15" x 1.425" x 0.300"