I got this display by mistake. I was buying a bunch of the MAX7219 displays and mistakenly added this one to the cart too. MAX7219 have internal multiplexing these 74HC595 ones need external multiplexing code. I’m no stranger to that
I found an old satellite modem on the shelf in the garage. It had a nice sized display and 4 buttons so it seemed like a good box to use for my own SousVide. The one I made for Brian
I wanted to make a small jogging pendant for my CNC machine. I saw these at the local Radio Shack closing sale. Simple matrix layout. Comes with a printable face. They even include an IR window and 9V battery clip.
I like to use salvaged LCD displays in my projects. to make them look good and easy to mount I 3D print a bezel. this covers up any irregularities in the panel cutout and serves as a template for drilling
Not every prototype needs a case but sometimes its nice to have some protection for the bottom of the board. I usually just use a scrap of wood. Leftover laminate flooring makes a great base. When the project needs a