NEW PRODUCTS – Dual Alphanumeric Display – Red 0.54″ Digit Height – Pack of 2 / Dual Alphanumeric Display – Blue 0.54″ Digit Height – Pack of 2 / Quad Alphanumeric Display – Red 0.54″ Digits w/ I2C Backpack / Quad Alphanumeric Display – Blue 0.54″ Digits w/ I2C Backpack
Display, elegantly, 012345678 or 9! Gaze, hypnotized, at ABCDEFGHIJKLM – well they can display the whole alphabet. You get the point. These are nice, bright 14-segment alphanumeric displays that can show letters and numbers in a beautiful hue. We have these in red and in blue! They’re super bright and designed for viewing from distances up to 23 feet (7 meters) away. Digits have seven white segments on a black surface and we give you a set of two alphanumeric displays in a pack so you can make a clock or a four letter word.
There are nine pins per side on these, so 18 pins total, with 0.1″ spacing so you can easily plug it into a breadboard with one row on each side for wiring it up. Note that these may not color-match our our other 7-segment displays due to process-differences.
You can buy these as a set of two or in a pack with our Adafruit 14-segment LED Alphanumeric Backpacks (below) which will help you change each letter or number individually and easily.
- 2 x Ultra-Bright Alphanumeric Displays – 0.54″ Digit Height for 4 digits total
- 1 x Adafruit 14-segment LED Alphanumeric Backpack
- 1 x 5-pin header
A bit of soldering is required to attach the matrix onto the backpack but its very easy to do and only takes about 5 minutes. Of course, in classic Adafruit fashion, we also have a detailed tutorial showing you how to solder, wire and control the display. If you’ve been eying alphanumeric displays but hesitated because of the complexity, this is the solution you’ve been looking for!