8x8 LED MATRIX DISPLAY | ARDUINO | BLUETOOTH CONTROL

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Introduction: 8x8 LED MATRIX DISPLAY | ARDUINO | BLUETOOTH CONTROL

About: i love electronics and enjoy making tutorials so that i can share my experience with others :) ALTHOUGH THE TRUTH IS I LOVE IT WHEN PEOPLE SAY THEY LIKE MY WORK ☺

In this tutorial i show how to build a 8 x 8 LED matrix using an Arduino .

DO COMMENT WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THIS INSTRUCTABLE,SO THAT I CAN IMPROVE IN MY FURTHER INSTRUCTABLES

have a look at the video tutorial for a better understanding of the entire tutorial.

PARTS NEEDED:

☻LEDS( 64 PCs)

JUMPER WIRES

☻CARDBOARD PIECE(16 CM BY 16CM)

ARDUINO UNO

LAPTOP OR PC (FOR UPLOADING CODE TO ARDUINO

POWER SUPPLY ( I USED A POWER BANK TO SAVE BATTERIES)

Step 1: ASSEMBLE THE CIRCUIT USING CARDBOARD SHELL

PUT IN ALL THE 64 LEDs IN THE CARDBOARD PC AS SHOWN

Step 2: SOLDER THE LEDS AS PER THE CIRCUIT DIAGRAM

FIRST SOLDER THE POSITIVE TERMINALS OF THE LEDS ROW WISE

NEXTBENDTHE NEGATIVE TERMINALS A LITTLE BIT AND SOLDER THEM COLUMN WISE (AS SHOWN) ACCORDINGLY.

EDIT: JUST ADDED FEW EXTRA IMAGES TO UNDERSTAND THE SOLDERING PART A LITTLE BETTER

Step 3: SOLDER JUMPER WIRES AND POP THE CIRCUIT OUT

SOLDER 8 JUMPER WIRES IN THE ROWS AND 8 JUMPER WIRES IN THE COLUMN .

FINALLY POP THE CIRCUIT OUT OF THE CARDBOARD SHELL

Step 4: ARDUINO

CONNECT THE AURDUINO WITH THE LED MATRIX

CONNECT EACH OF THE COLUMN TO PIN 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 RESPECTIVELY

ALSO,CONNECT EACH OF THE ROW TO PIN 10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17 RESPECTIVELY.

FINALLY UPLOAD THE FINAL CODE TO THE AURDUINO THROUGH THE CONNECTING WIRE

To download the final code go to the below link :

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rQIDh56OnBVF2rqVtHd0UK7_qQ4WNjcZ

Step 5: CONNECT BLUETOOTH

CONNECT THE BLUETOOTH DEVICE HC-05 TO THE AURDUINO:

connect rx of bluetooth to tx of arduino

connect tx of bluetooth to rx of arduino

vcc to +5v

gnd to gnd

Step 6: Download Android Application

download arduino bluetooth controller from playstore

Step 7: Let's Play With the App

click on connect and select your bluetooth device .


congratulations!! you have a working led matrix display controlled via bluetooth

LED Contest 2017

Participated in the
LED Contest 2017

Remote Control Contest 2017

Participated in the
Remote Control Contest 2017

Arduino Contest 2017

Participated in the
Arduino Contest 2017

1 Person Made This Project!

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20 Discussions

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rishitmordani
rishitmordani

Question 1 year ago

pls help it is not working
error:
failed to open this sketch "C:\Users\Office\Downloads\led_matrix_8x8 final code\led_matrix_8x8 final code.ino"

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rishitmordani
rishitmordani

1 year ago

pls help not working it is showing
"C:\Users\Office\Downloads\led_matrix_8x8 final code\led_matrix_8x8 final code.ino"
failed to open this sketch

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azizabzi
azizabzi

2 years ago

Can we not use 8x8 matrix LEDs instead of assembling 64 leads in the matrix form? It makes things easy. I hope your code should still work.

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

YOU MAY BUT THE CODE WON'T WORK I GUESS...ALSO THIS IS MORE FUN TO ASSEMBLE :)

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azizabzi
azizabzi

Reply 2 years ago

Thank you for the prompt reply. I also believe that the code won't work.

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GourinathK
GourinathK

Reply 2 years ago

I did everything with 8*8 matrix display.
Lights are blinking when we give commands in mobile.
What can I do now

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botgames
botgames

Question 2 years ago on Step 4

Hi, I can't open the sketch. I keep getting errors...Could not create the sketch and Failed to open sketch:"C:\Users\Office\Downloads\led_matrix_8x8 final code\led_matrix_8x8 final code.ino" Do you have another link to the sketch. I've spent 2 days making this and I'm really want to finish. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Newoldbuilder
Newoldbuilder

2 years ago

Very nice. I voted for all 3 categories. What is the spacing of the LEDs?
Will the HC-05 work with the iPhone?

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

Ya i guess app is available in the app store

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toasterizer
toasterizer

2 years ago

Nicely done. If you could put 3 or 4 of them together you could make a nice scrolling display.

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

yeah nice idea...would try to do that soon :)

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ps8491993
ps8491993

2 years ago

gr8

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

thank you

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alia34033
alia34033

2 years ago

pretty awesome !!

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

:)

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

thanks

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gada888
gada888

2 years ago

pretty nice design

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magichtg
magichtg

Reply 2 years ago

thank you

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magichtg
magichtg

2 years ago

HOPE YOU LIKE MY INSTRUCTABLE...DO COMMENT SO THAT I CAN IMPROVE IN MY FUTURE INSTRUCTABLES