Oddball LCDs Reverse Engineered Thanks to Good Detective Work

Is there anything more discouraging to the reverse engineer than to see a black blob of epoxy applied directly to a PCB? We think not, because that formless shape provides no clue as to what chip lies beneath, and that means a lot of detective work if you’re going to figure out how to use this thing.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://hackaday.com/2023/12/12/oddball-lcds-reverse-engineered-thanks-to-good-detective-work/