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LED Backpack with Soft I2C
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LED Backpack with Soft I2C

by atomicwire on Thu May 30, 2013 2:19 pm

Is there a way to implement soft I2C with an LED backpack. I'm not a real cpp whiz. I have the Adafruit_GFX, and Adafruit_LEDBackpack, and I2cMaster libraries loaded up but looking at the examples I can't tell how to link them.
Basically I have a 7-segment LED back and I want to connect the SDA and SCL pins to digital pins 8 and 9.

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Re: LED Backpack with Soft I2C

by adafruit_support_bill on Thu May 30, 2013 2:33 pm

The LED Backpack library does not have support for software i2c.

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Re: LED Backpack with Soft I2C

by atomicwire on Thu May 30, 2013 3:59 pm

Oh.
Thanks
But I'm a bit surprised. Seems completely doable.
Sometime when I get the chance I play with it some more.

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Re: LED Backpack with Soft I2C

by adafruit_support_bill on Thu May 30, 2013 6:18 pm

I agree. It is likely doable with a bit of library hacking. If you get it working, post your results. :)

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Re: LED Backpack with Soft I2C

by tldr on Thu May 30, 2013 11:01 pm

if you need the analog pins you could hang this guy off of a4 and a5 along with the led backpack.
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