Tag: dc metro
Metro Sign Build Log 3: Working with LED Display Libraries
Hope you enjoyed getting your components together! If this seems like a project you want to take on, or you just want to see how mine goes, consider subscribing on Substack so you don’t miss a build log! MatrixPortal.Matrix Now that we have our MatrixPortal working, let’s get some text up on our LED panels! […]
Metro Sign Build Log 2: Hardware + Software Setup
Now that we’ve got our components in hand, let’s get to “hello world.” A lot of the following is mostly cribbed from existing Adafruit tutorials, which I’ll be heavily referencing, but I’ll add my personal experience and recommendations as we go. Now that we’re diving into implementation instead of just buying things, I’ll reiterate that I by […]
Metro Sign Build Log 1: Project Outline + Parts List
In this series, we’ll build and program a functioning LED sign displaying Metro train times and much more. The first build log covers project objectives, my experience, and the parts list I chose for the project.