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by crokett
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: SparkFun Product Questions
Topic: Does the 7 Segment Serial Display Require Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: Does the 7 Segment Serial Display Require Arduino?

alternating the displays is a good idea... I've been looking at ways to keep the cost down. If I have to rewrite firmware, how complicated is that? I can code, some, but not firmware. the closest I've come to firmware is rooting android devices. On a related question, if I went with a larger display...
by crokett
Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: SparkFun Product Questions
Topic: Does the 7 Segment Serial Display Require Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: Does the 7 Segment Serial Display Require Arduino?

I would need it to talk to two buttons, a second display and a force resistor. Does it have enough pins for that or would I need a separate arduino? I apologize - Im new to electronics and its not obvious to me from the schematic.
by crokett
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: A Simple Step Counter
Replies: 0
Views: 79

A Simple Step Counter

My daughter does competitive jump rope. I want to try to build her a simple step counter. I'm hoping the project is simple enough for me to learn a bit about electronics. I'm a computer geek and have some programming experience, but not an electronics one. My plan is this force resistor: https://www...
by crokett
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: SparkFun Product Questions
Topic: Does the 7 Segment Serial Display Require Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Does the 7 Segment Serial Display Require Arduino?

this display:

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11441

in the description says it includes the Arduino boot loader, but the instructions here:

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/us ... nt-display

say that an Arduino is required.