Adafruit Miniature 8x8 Red LED Matrix

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*** Retired, for information only. Check out the range of LEDs from PMD Way ***

This is adafruit part number 454.

You will squeak with delight when you hold this adorable miniature LED 8x8 matrix. 0.8" square, it's got everything a big LED matrix has, but bite-sized! There are 16 pins on the side, 8 on each, with 0.1" spacing so you can easily plug it into a breadboard with plenty of space to wire it up

Since the display is in a grid, you'll need to 1:8 multiplex control it. We suggest either using a 74HC595 and TPIC6B595 (using the 74HC' to control the 8 anodes at once and then using the TPIC' to drive one cathode at a time) or just using a single MAX7219 which will do the multiplexing work for you.

  • Datasheet 
  • This is a Common Cathode LED Matrix
  • Weight: 2.75g

This is a brand-new, old-stock item that has been in storage. Full warranty and technical support. Click here to learn more.


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