Daisy-chain three 16×32 LED Displays with a Raspberry Pi
In this tutorial, we will look at daisy chaining together two or three of these displays and also wrapping Henner’s fast and efficient C code in some Python that will create images on the fly and populate them with text before handing them over to the C code to handle the refreshing of the display.
Featured in this tutorial:
- Raspberry Pi Model B 512MB RAM
- Medium 16×32 RGB LED matrix panel
- 5V 10A switching power supply
- 5V 4A (4000mA) switching power supply – UL Listed
- 5V 2A (2000mA) switching power supply – UL Listed
- Premium Female/Female Jumper Wires – 40 x 6
- Premium Male/Male Jumper Wires – 40 x 6 (150mm)
- Female DC Power adapter – 2.1mm jack to screw terminal block
- The Raspberry Leaf (Three Pack)
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