Raspberry Pi Zero Word Clock #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi


From The Meandering Pi via raspberry pi pod:

Back to work tomorrow, but happy as I have managed to finish my Christmas Pi project – a ‘word clock’ using a single a 8×8 matrix display and a PiZero.

I used a MAX7219 to simplify driving the LED matrix, this connects to the PiZero via the SPI port and uses a library developed by Richard Hull to program it in Python. The character layout came from an article in the Guardian.

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