We’ve got a hackster.io tutorial for you, that teaches how to control an 8×8 LED Matrix on the Flip&Click, over the Ubidots dashboard.

So, basically, how to remotely blink lots of LEDs. If you’re a beginner, and you’ve just finished with blinking one LED, this is a great next step. Once you get started, you’ll see how easy it is with Zerynth Studio.

What you’ll need for this 8×8 LED Matrix tutorial

Here’s a list of hardware and software tools you’ll need for the tutorial:

This 64 LED matrix is great for displaying numbers and letters. You can use it for a project where you need a countdown. With a few of these 8×8 Click Boards you can even display short messages.

Of course, you can do lots of different projects with Flip&Click and Zerynth tools. Flip&Click is a two-sided development board. More precisely, it can be used as a 32-bit Arduino Due powered by ARM Cortex™-M3 AT91SAM3X8E microcontroller, but it can also run Python. And as you can see from the video above it’s expandable with up to 4 Click Boards (out of several hundred).

Other tutorials with Mikroelektronika or Ubidots

If you’re interested in other tutorials that combine our tools with either Mikroelektronika hardware of Ubidots software, check out this list:

Download Zerynth Studio

If you want to start programming 32-bit microcontrollers in Python too, download Zerynth Studio. It’s free for download and available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.

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Lana is a Classics graduate who got bored of ancient Greek and Roman texts and got into new technology instead.

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