November 06, 2012

An Arduino-based Bingo number generator

 "Bingo" - somewhere out there at almost any time, someone is playing Bingo. It's fun, easy to play and enjoyed by many. However choosing the numbers for the games is generally done by a little cage of balls or an expensive dedicated Bingo machine. If you'd like to update your games into the 21st century, consider making this bingo number generator by Instructables user "thegrendel". Using the barebones Arduino circuit and an LCD module the numbers are chosen at random, and noted so they're not repeated in the same game. You can see a demonstration in the following video:

Not bad at all, and it leaves the display options wide open. Click here for the details to make your own. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

If you're looking to make a larger bingo number system for your club, social group or any other interested people, consider using a Freetronics Dot Matrix Display unit:

For the uninitiated, the Freetronics Dot Matrix Displays are simple to use, yet very bright for indoor and outdoor situations. Available in various colours, the 32 x 16 LED matrix can display text and graphics quite easily - and can be daisy-chained together for extended displays. For more information, see our range of Dot Matrix Displays here

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