November 30, 2015

Build a huge 8x8x8 Arduino-controlled LED Cube

Making your own LED cube is not only a most satisfying project, but also results with something you can display with pride to your friends - or an awesome gift. One awesome example of this has been described by Instructables member fangdoc whose 8 x 8 x 8 single-colour LED cube is a work of art and also easily controlled with an Arduino or compatible board.

The key to any good cube is planning, planning and more planning - which is documented well by the use of a jig to help bend the LED leads, and also align them correctly when soldering into rows. The host PCB is a custom effort which can be recreated with some effort, however the results would be more than worth it - for example:

To learn more about this fantastic cube, visit the project website. And for more, we're on facebook, twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

If you're interested in building your own full RGB LED cube - check out our CUBE4: RGB LED cube kit:


It's easy to construct and use, and with an onboard Arduino-compatible board the cube can be used to display all sorts of data or create visual effects. It's easily controlled via simple text commands via the USB port - or write your own Arduino sketch. It's incredibly customisable and there's so much more. For more information and to order, visit the CUBE4 page

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