[Noisebridge-discuss] Decent source for 8x8 LED matrices?

Winston Wolff winstonw at stratolab.com
Thu Aug 27 17:16:02 UTC 2015

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> On Aug 27, 2015, at 10:13 AM, Anders Nelson <anders.k.nelson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh herro,
> I'm prototyping a new display driver circuit and I need to find some red and white (or blue) common anode LED matrices. I'm looking for the 20mm kind, and preferably with a diffused lens. Red allows me to test at the low-Vf range and white/blue allows me to test the high-Vf range. I'm looking to buy 20pcs each color.
> Adafruit sells these for a zillion dollars each, and I can buy a thousand units at a few dollars each via Alibaba but I'm trying to not blow what little funding we have on something so short-lived.
> Anyone know of a distributor that sells these for a few bucks each in small quantity?
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