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Using Maplins N00GA or AM03127 LED Display as an LED Matrix

One of the reasons for playing around with my N00GA (the AM03127 based LED sign you can get from Maplins) was to see if I could get to use it as a large LED matrix rather than as a scrolling text sign.  1,001 more words


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The Lights of the Night

Have you seen it happening in your area? They arrived in mine. Municipalities decided to switch outdoor lights from milky-orange, sodium-vapor bulbs to c energy efficient white/blue casting LED street lamps. 283 more words

Low Vision

RPI UART and Maplins N00GA or AM03127 LED Display

I have a tri-colour LED matrix sign from Maplins (a bit like this one) that has an 80×7 two-colour LED display (red and green, and when both are on, a kind of orange). 1,128 more words


Field Stage 3 of Making

After laser cutting the first set of layers, because the light wasn’t tall enough yet, I wanted to lasercut some more layer, these would just be the shapes, without any engravings. 256 more words


Pros and Cons of LED Lighting

LED Lighting has become highly popular for various reasons.  They are useful, versatile and create white light, colored light, and so much more.  But before opting to use these for lighting your facility, you must do a complete analysis of them in order to know why they are so difference compared to other types of lighting.   613 more words