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Expanding the BeagleBone Black and FPGA to Drive 6 (or more) Panels #BeagleBoneBlack @TXInstruments @BeagleBoardOrg

Glen Akins shared another perspective on the massive LED matrix display – Expanding the BeagleBone Black and FPGA to Drive 6 (or more) Panels:

After completing my first BeagleBone Black + FPGA project and tutorial where I drove a single 32×32 RGB LED matrix, I decided it was time to go bigger. The result is this project —- a 3 x 2 matrix of 32×32 RGB LED panels. That’s 6,144 RGB LEDs or 18,432 LED chips—each of which can be controlled with 12-bit color at a refresh rate of 200Hz. Let’s take a closer look at the steps required to move from driving one panel to driving six panels.

Above is a video on YouTube of the six panel project in action.

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