Vintage VQB 71 Seven-Segment LED Displays Make GPS Clock Both Brilliant and Attractive.
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Vintage VQB 71 Seven-Segment LED Displays Make GPS Clock Both Brilliant and Attractive.

Stephen Holdaway recently announced his project, a beautiful vintage VQB71 7-segment display based GPS Clock. Inspired by the fantastic appearance of the LEDs, Holdaway explains that the clock was built with a handful of vintage VQB 71 seven-segment LED displays and an u-box NEO-6M GPS...

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Intelligent 7-Segment Display using a low cost MCU
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Intelligent 7-Segment Display using a low cost MCU

An intelligent 7-Segment display based on Padauk MCU: Time for another project with a super-low-cost microcontroller. But what to design? Ever since seeing a project where a $0.03 MCU controls $40 worth of intelligent RGB LEDs, I have been wondering whether this is the right place to...

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Big digit 7-segment Clock using ATtiny3216
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Big digit 7-segment Clock using ATtiny3216

This is a giant digital clock, featuring four large LED displays that provide the time in a format you can read from the other side of the room. by David Johnson-Davies: This clock was inspired by some 2.3" one-digit 7-segment displays I saw on AliExpress [1]. I decided it would be fun...

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TinyLED 7-Segment Displays
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TinyLED 7-Segment Displays

I've seen a few other people experimenting with making custom LED displays using discrete LEDs so I thought I'd like to take my own stab at it. by sjm4306 @ hackaday.io TinyLED 7-Segment Displays -...

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USB 10-digit Seven Segment Display Module
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USB 10-digit Seven Segment Display Module

by Dilshan R Jayakody:   This project is about an open-source, USB based, 10 digit seven segment display unit. This unit is specifically designed to work with POS systems and banking applications. Initially, this system is developed to work with PC based POS systems, and later it...

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HP 5082-74xx 7-segment display revived
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HP 5082-74xx 7-segment display revived

A small interface board for the legendary HP 5082-7415 and 7405 DIP bubble display. by Yannick (Gigawipf): This project describes a breadboard friendly breakout board with 2 shift registers and resistors for these modules with dip socket to be gentle on these rare displays from the...

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Two-Digit Thermometer using ATtiny84 and a DS12B20
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Two-Digit Thermometer using ATtiny84 and a DS12B20

David Johnson-Davies shared another nice tiny project. This time is a two digit thermometer based on ATtiny84 and DS12B20 1-Wire temperature sensor. It uses a DS12B20 1-Wire temperature sensor, and an ATtiny84 to drive the display and read the sensor. It's just over 25mm square; about...

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Addressable 7-Segment Displays
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Addressable 7-Segment Displays

This board uses 3 x WS2811 IC to control the segments of the segmented display. This means they can be daisy chained and controlled with just a single data line. by Sean Hodgins on...

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