NEW PRODUCTS – 10 Segment Light Bar Graph LED Display – Red / Yellow / Yellow-Green
Make a small linear display with a glowing red, yellow, or yellow-green color using this elegant LED bargraph. Only 1″ long, it is quite visible but not so large it wont plug into a breadboard! 10 LEDs are contained in the plastic body. This display is bright, beautiful and funky with nice diffused rectangular lenses for a striking look. There are 20 pins,10 on each side, with 0.1″ spacing so you can easily plug it into a breadboard with plenty of space for wiring left over.
There is a playground article about bargraph displays but that one is for non-multiplexed displays. You should also check out the tutorials introducing matrices for ideas on how to drive a multiplexed bargraph.
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