3. 8x16 matrix module¶
8 x 16 matrix module is a kind of 8 x 16 matrix screen that can display numbers, commonly used letters and symbols with scrolling-displaying function. It adopts IIC bus protocol and makes it easy to connect and operate.
The matrix module is of high luminance, low consumption and good quality.
It has original outlook with silk print design.
It adopts IIC bus protocol and makes it easy to connect and operate.
It has three user-defined hardware address bit .
|Name||8x16 matrix module|
|Operating Voltage||DC 3-5V|
|Communication Mode||IIC Connector|
|Dimension||37 x 43mm|
3.5. Introduction to Main Function Modules¶
Each LED can be turned on or off separately to display numbers, commonly used letters and symbols.
3.6. Quick to Start¶
Insert the micro:bit into sensor:bit and then insert 8x16 matrix module into its equivalent IIC connector.img
Use makecode to program and achieve the scrolling-displaying on 8x16 led matrix display.
The links of the program: https://makecode.microbit.org/_FsFWvpXP4gsm
You can also download it directly:
The scroll-displaying begins from top to bottom and then from left to right on the 8x16 matrix module.