After being made available in the UK, makers and electronic enthusiasts in the US will be pleased to know that the Raspberry Pi Zero Pimoroni Scroll pHAT HD LED Matrix has now arrived at the Adafruit online store.
Price at just $13 the 17×7 matrix of bright white pixels provides 119 LEDs in total offering individual PWM brightness control of each pixel thanks to the inclusion of the IS31FL3731 LED matrix driver chip.
The board is compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, and Zero W and comes complete with a Python library allowing you to get up and running as quickly as possible.
Scroll pHAT HD packs 17×7 bright white pixels (119 total) onto a single pHAT, and gives you full PWM brightness control over each pixel. Create beautiful animations and even anti-aliased text by taking advantage of the per-pixel brightness. Use Scroll pHAT HD as a scrolling message display for your tweets, the weather or the news, or use it as a 17-band spectrum analyser for your audio. There’s even enough pixels for simple games like Tetris, Pong, or snake.
• 17×7 matrix of bright white pixels (119 total)
• Individual PWM brightness control of each pixel
• Uses the IS31FL3731 LED matrix driver chip
• Scroll pHAT HD pinout
• Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, and Zero W
• Python library
• Female header requires soldering
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