Categories

24×30 RGB LED matrix

Posted on Friday, January 18th, 2013 in LEDs, project logs by DP

Madox is designing a RGB LED matrix consisting of 30 addressable RGB LED strips with 24 LEDs each. The LEDs are controlled through the Teensy 3.0 Arduino board over an I2C interface.

The project is a LED lamp that will be mounted on the wall.  It comprises of 24 LED Strips of 30 LEDs each of which has an integrated WS2811 controller chip that enables individual addressing and 24bit RGB colour.  The strips are driven by a Teensy 3.0, which then subsequently interfaces with a controller board that will do most of the processing.  I hope to have it run games (e.g. Tetris) as well as turn on automatically at night, display the time and temperature and do some other random stuff.

This entry was posted on Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 8:00 pm and is filed under LEDs, project logs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

3 Responses to “24×30 RGB LED matrix”

  1. David says:

    “I hope to have it run games (e.g. Tetris)…”

    Looks like that goal was accomplished.

    Now I wanna play Tetris. Damn…

  2. eff zog says:

    That diffuser he chose is h’orrible.

Leave a Reply

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Recent Comments

  • Paul Campbell: I'm old enough that I started programming with punched cards .... each card had a sequence number in the last few characters. A friend once...
  • Ian: test comment on /blog/ page
  • ian: No, that's exactly how it should be :) Sorry about missing names on comments, the theme is being reworked as we speak.
  • J. Peterson: Nice writeup. It looks like some of the formatting for your command examples needs some missing newlines?
  • Geert Jordaens: I'm not sure what kind of licensing I have to add since it is a fairly straight forward implementation of the adaptive Huffman Decoding. For...