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Midnight Experiments – 8 by 8 LED Matrix

Aug 29, 2011   //   by The Resident Fundi   //   Blog  //  Comments Off

LEDs are light emitting diodes, and they are those little red, green, blue, green, etc lights that you see blinking from almost every electronic device these days. Phones, DVD players, TVs, clocks, etc.

An 8×8 LED Matrix looks like this.

8x8 LED Matrix - Fundi Bots

An 8×8 LED Matrix. Each white dot contains a red LED.

It’s basically a little square electronic device that has 8 rows of LEDs with 8 LEDs per row, making for a total of 64 LEDs. They are used mostly to as a visual component of a project or application. basically to display low resolution graphics, numbers, letters and so on. Read more >>

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