Black Lives Matter - Action and Equality. ... Adafruit is open and shipping.
0

Help Requied with Design "Back to the Future"
Moderators: altitude, adafruit_support_bill, adafruit, phono, hamburgers

Please be positive and constructive with your questions and comments.

Help Requied with Design "Back to the Future"

by Prop_Collector on Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:43 am

Hi Guys, I'm hoping someone can help me out as i'm very new to all this.


Ok so I am trying to recreate the the Delorean Time Circuits from "Back to the Future"
so far I have generated a design that uses 10 seven sgement led displays and 3 fouteen segment led display
the seven segment diplays with show numbers and the fourteen segments abrieviated months (eg: NOV, OCT etc)
and what I want them to display three different sets of numbers and letters that I can change with the push
of a switch for eample

***push switch 1***

1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-0-N-O-V

***push switch 2***

2-4-6-8-0-1-3-5-7-9-S-E-P

***push switch 3***

1-3-5-7-9-2-4-6-8-A-U-G

Now I have created to banks of 5 x seven segment diplays using 2 x MAX7219 but beyond that I get confused as
to which driver chip to use for the 3 fourteen segment displays and then I am not sure which main board is
required to program and control the whole thing.

Any help whith this would be great

Prop_Collector
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:48 am

Re: Help Requied with Design "Back to the Future"

by adafruit_support_bill on Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:22 am

Please do not double post: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=164628

adafruit_support_bill
 
Posts: 78251
Joined: Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:11 am

Please be positive and constructive with your questions and comments.