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Seven-segment big LED display

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Cool Circuit has a how-to on building large (6″ high”) 7-segment digital displays using 14 super-bright white LEDs. They use the PIC16F876A microcontroller and can be cascade-connected to form up to an 8-digit display.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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