March 18, 2013

Build a scrolling text clock with a dot-matrix display

 John over at tronxistuff has created another one of his different clocks with our Freetronics Dot Matrix Display and other products. It's a simple project that displays the current time in words that scroll across the display. It's something different and a more interesting alternative to simply displaying the numbers in the manner of a digital clock. Plus you can modify the system so it displays messages at certain times of the day. Here's a quick video demonstration of the clock in action:

It's quite easy to build for yourself, so get started here. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

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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