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Couple Questions(RGB LED, Microcontroller, Replicate Signal)
Hi Fuzzy - sounds like a great project to learn with, and the advice so far is all great - you should be able to get some startup kit (I highly recommend the STK500 too), and pay...
Tuesday, 20 January 2009 - 10:57
Appropriate Power Supply for LED Display
Quote:Here we go again :-( Apologies, I hadn't scoured the forum to see that these discussions had already been had... Not knowing a lot about these things, I suggested that site...
Monday, 5 January 2009 - 14:54
Appropriate Power Supply for LED Display
If you're not too worried about the shape and size of it, you can get a really cheap one, which'll supply plenty of juice by modding an ATX PC PSU... There are plenty of tutorials...
Monday, 5 January 2009 - 09:22
RGB LED Matrix ?
Quote:the easiest way that to wire up and control an RGB LED 8x8 Matrix Buy a ready-made RGB serial controller from somewhere like Sparkfun :wink: Or if you fancy having a go at...
Wednesday, 24 December 2008 - 14:34
Controlling an LED Display
bobgardner wrote:The juice flows the way the arrow points. So we're talking Conventional Current then? :wink:
Tuesday, 16 December 2008 - 15:48
Determining LED Characteristics
Thanks for all your replies and help. I ended up filling my breadboard with the LEDs several times, and used a 5V supply and a 1K Pot with a 180R series resistor on a flying lead...
Tuesday, 11 November 2008 - 12:02
Determining LED Characteristics
Thanks Felipe! I hadn't thought about constant current sources and measuring the voltage drop across the LED. If there are any high-brightness LEDs in there, as a general rule,...
Friday, 31 October 2008 - 17:59