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Macroblock MBI5030 starter board

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Macroblock MBI5030, is a 16 channel constant current LED driver with PWM output, and a SPI-like interface, it requires external grayscale clock though. The problem: you need the chip to figure out if your code actually works. And you also need the LEDs to see what’s going on – if...

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