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SparkFun Serial 7 Segment Display

SparkFun Serial 7 Segment Display

Postby admin » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:58 pm

Here's an example on how to comunicate with the SparkFun serial seven segment display:

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These are available in Reg, Blue, Green, Yellow & White

We have connected it to the PC using a 5V FTDI USB-serical cable:

The wiring is very simple and can be seen here:

SparkFun LED Display Wiring LR.jpg
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In this example we have shown how to send an +/- number to the display with a flashing colon. It is also possible to send alphanumeric characters to the display.
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