4LED Scrolling Marquee

In this project we’ll use a built-in driver module to create a scrolling message on an 8×8 matrix.

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PARTS REQUIRED

Arduino board

Female-to-male jumper wires

8×8 LED Maxim 7219 matrix module

LIBRARY REQUIRED

MaxMatrix

HOW IT WORKS

An LED matrix is an array of LEDs that you can control individually to make patterns, text, images, or whatever you can program. The 8×8 LED matrix we’ll use in this project comes prebuilt with a driver module—a board, driven by a Maxim 7219 chip, that lets you control the entire matrix with only ...

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