NEW PRODUCTS – Adafruit LED Backpacks – 7-Segment + 14-Segment

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NEW PRODUCTS – Adafruit LED Backpacks – 7-Segment + 14-Segment


By popular request, you can now get our LED backpacks without the LEDs! These backpacks feature an HT16K33 I2C LED driver, they’re simple and easy to use – you can use our very nice library for the backpacks to get running in under half an hour, with numbers and letters displaying. If you’ve been eyeing matrix displays but hesitated because of the complexity, this is the solution you’ve been looking for!

First up, the 7-Segment!


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Like our other LED backpacks, these are end-to-end stackable and by soldering the address jumpers on the back you can have up to 8 backpacks all sharing the same two I2C wires!

Comes with a fully tested and assembled LED backpack & 4-pin header. Some light soldering is required to attach the header and, of course, the display.

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A 4-digit 0.56″ tall 7-segment display is not includedbut we have lots of options in the store! We only know that this backpack works with the ones we stock. Other 7-segment displays may not work, we don’t guarantee ’em.

Next up, the 14-Segment!


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Like our other LED backpacks, these are end-to-end stackable and by soldering the address jumpers on the back you can have up to 8 backpacks all sharing the same two I2C wires!

Comes with a fully tested and assembled LED backpack & 4-pin header. Some light soldering is required to attach the header and, of course, the display.

A set of two 2-digit 0.54″ tall alphanumeric displays are not includedbut we have lots of options in the store! We only know that this backpack works with the ones we stock. Other displays may not work, we don’t guarantee ’em.

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In stock and shipping now! Adafruit 7-Segment LED Matrix Backpack + 14-Segment LED Alphanumeric Backpack


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