MCM Electronics

1.2" 8x8 Red LED MatrixMCM Part #: 25-5970  |  Adafruit Industries Part #: 455

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Make a scrolling sign, or a small video display with this 8x8 gridded LED matrix.

Product Description

Only 1.2"" on a side, it is quite visible but not so large it wont plug into a breadboard. 64 green 250mcd LEDs are contained inside the plastic body, in an 8x8 matrix. There are 16 pins on the side, 8 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. 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.

Features

  • Color: Red
  • Brightness: 400mcd

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.0025 lbs.
Hazardous:No
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:180 days
Need to Return?
Length:2 in.
Width:1.5 in.
Height:0.025 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages
Catalog/Page:

MCM Cat 57, Page 702

PDF Reference
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Mfr. Info

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Mfr. Name:Adafruit Industries
Mfr. Part Number:455