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Small 1.2" 8x8 Bi-Color (Red/Green) Square LED Matrix - BL-M12A883DUG-11

SKU: ADA458

$12.03 AUD, inc GST

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Small 1.2" 8x8 Bi-Color (Red/Green) Square LED Matrix - BL-M12A883DUG-11
12.03 AUD

SKU: ADA458

$12.03 AUD, inc GST
100 units ship in 4 to 6 days (delivered by Tue, 13th of Dec)
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Make a scrolling sign, or a small video display with this 8x8 gridded bi-color LED matrix. Only 1.2" on a side, it is quite visible but not so large it wont plug into a breadboard! 128 LEDs are contained in the plastic body, 64 red 320mcd and 64 green, in an 8x8 matrix. Every grid has two LEDs inside so you can have it display red, green, yellow or with fast multiplexing any color in between. This display is bright, beautiful and funky with nice diffused square lenses for a striking look. There are 24 pins on the side, 12 on each, with 0.1" spacing so you can easily plug it into a breadboard with one row on each side for wiring it up. 

Since the display is in a grid, you'll need to 1:8 multiplex control it. Adafruit suggests either using two 74HC595s and TPIC6B595 (using the 74HC' to control the 16 anodes at once and then using the TPIC' to drive one cathode at a time) or using two MAX7219which will do the multiplexing work for you. 

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Documentation and Resources:
  • What Are NeoPixel LEDs?
  • So in case you haven’t heard yet, digital LEDs are the go-to solution for any project that uses RGB LEDs and you want to avoid the rat's nest that ensures when using multiple RGB LEDs, each colour requiring its own connection. Digital...
  • What Are DotStar LEDs?
  • So in case you haven’t heard yet, digital LEDs are the go-to solution for any project that uses RGB LEDs and you want to avoid the rat's nest that ensures when using multiple RGB LEDs, each colour requiring its own connection. Digitally address...
  • All About LEDs
  • Hello and welcome to our tutorial where we a look at all things LED. Now first of all, what is an LED? LED stands for Light Emitting Diode and is an electronic component used to convert electrical energy to light energy. This process is called electr...

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