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By gkasinec
#199460
I have a personal project that I need much help with regarding the code necessary to control the LED matrix.

I am hoping to learn the code to create some simple displays.
To have random flowing color changes from top to bottom and also left to right and opposite directions.

I have no knowledge of writing code and I cannot find any suitable examples online.
Most things I find are for 8x8 or 16x32 and a couple for 32x32 but they do not function.

Also I would like to create and display small graphics or icons.
I do not know what lines of code control any function like color, speed, loop etc.

I have an Arduino Mega 2560 and also a Beagle Bone Black A5A development board.
I cannot figure out the pin out for the BBB so I went to the Arduino.


Any help is appreciated.

The LED matrix is a 32x64 P2.5 SMD2121 160x80 1/16S
Item

P2.5

Chip

Epstar

Chip size

Red 9 mil, Green 12. Blue 12mil

Light type

SMD

Pixel Pitch

2.5mm

Module Size

160mmX80mm

Module Resolution

64 X 32 (dots)

Density of pixel

160000dots/m2

Pixel configuration

1R1G1B

Red wavelength

625±2nm

Green wavelength

525±2nm

Blue wavelength

470±2nm

Colors

16777216

Best viewing distance

≥2m

viewing angle

120°/90°

Maximum power consumption

17W

Brightness

2000cd/m2

Gray scale

14bits per color

Color temperature

6500k

Control method

Synchronization or Asynchronization

Driving method

1/16 scanning

Frame frequency

60Hz

Refresh frequency

≥600Hz

Working Voltage

DC5V

IP grade

IP54

MTBF

More than 8000hours

Life Span

80,000hours
By jremington
#199468
I have no knowledge of writing code and I cannot find any suitable examples online.
Then please be aware that this is a ridiculous choice for a first project -- trying to run before you can even crawl.

Expect endless frustration if you don't start small: learn the programming language, learn to blink an LED without using delay(), read a button, a voltage or a sensor and communicate with the outside world.
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