Chaos Communication Camp 2011

Next week I’m going to Chaos Communication Camp which takes place near Berlin. Every four years the camp provides an exciting opportunity to hang out and work on projects, attend various talks and socialise. At the camp I’m planning to spend a lot of time in the Hx2 Hardware Hacking Area. I had originally signed […]

LED Matrix Display

Last Sunday I gave a workshop in TOG as part of it’s Engineers Week 2011 activities. We spent the day assembling a 8×8 Red/Green LED Matrix Display circuit which I designed in strip board. The circuit forms an interface between a micro controller and a 8 by 8 Dual Colour Common Anode LED Module. This […]

Engineers Week 2011

Next week I’m helping to run a number of events in TOG for Engineers Week. I’ll be helping Jeffrey with his free Arduino 101 – Learn to Blink on Tuesday, the Soldering Workshop on Saturday and I’ll be giving a new LED Dot Matrix Display Workshop on Sunday (I hope to do a write up […]

Small 16×16 RGB LED Display

The photo shows a prototype of a small 16×16 RGB LED matrix display that I worked on during 27c3 in the Hardware Hacking Area. The display is made up of four 8×8 RGB LED modules which are only 32mm by 32mm which doesn’t give much room to work with. Each module has it’s own TLC5947 […]