Created: 22.01.2016 01:27 Last Modified: 06.03.2017 03:12
Keywords: C, example, LED, LED matrix, Linux, opensource, Python, Raspberry Pi, Raspian, SPI
Getting started with Red LED Matrix Module for Raspberry Pi
This is an add-on board with LED red matrix for Raspberry Pi from icstation. By the time of writing this post it costs less that 10 USD including shipping. It is based on MAX7219 driver and has two cubes with 64 red common cathode LEDs on each of them. The matrix is 16 dots wide and 8 dots high. It is compatible with any Raspberry Pi model and version.
git clone https://github.com/leon-anavi/raspberrypi-matrix-led-max7219.git
In order to you my Python example for the LED red matrix for Raspberry Pi you need to install several additional packages on your Raspberry Pi. Execute the following commands if you are using Raspbian: