MAX7219 LED Driver IC - 10 Pack
The MAX7219 from PMD Way is one of the most versatile LED driver ICs on the market. It can control eight 7-segment LED displays, or an 8 x 8 LED matrix with ease. You can daisy-chain them to control an incredible number of LEDs - all via the SPI interface.
We recommend you use an IC socket with these chips (DIP28).
- Parola - a fantastic Arduino library that makes creating text and graphic effects a breeze
- A more in-depth article about using MAX7219s with Arduino
- Raspberry Pi driver (python and SPI)
- Original MAX7219 data sheet