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OshPark PCB Fab Review

I just got my boards in from OshPark. It was my first time ordering from them and I’m very pleased with the results. I submitted by design on 1/28/14. I was told they were sent to fab on 1/28/14 as

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Large LED Matrix Display – Part 2 (Driver Board Fabrication)

More work done on the LED Display! This weekend I got the first of many (and by many I mean 160) LED driver boards. This board will eventually drive 8 of the 1280 LEDs on the final sign. Here are

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Large LED Matrix Display – Part 1

I’ve wanted a digital marquee for a long time. The kind you see at some gas stations or grocery stores that say simple messages like “Have a nice day!”. They tend to be pretty expensive for something pretty small. I

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