This is probably the best project that can be done with this module.

Some time ago, I ordered from eBay: “Full-color RGB 8x8 LED+Colorful Magic Matrix Driver shield Colorduino KIT DIY” which is also known as “Funduino,” consists of the 8x8 RGB LED matrix and driver shield (control board with atmega chip and LED drivers).

This is probably the best project that can be done with this module. There are many projects on the Internet that are just pattern generators and nothing more.

Mark Wilson made an intuitive word clock, and even wrote his own library “chromaduino” which you can find at GitHub:

https://github.com/funnypolynomial/Chromaduino

It drives the LEDs and receives display information from a master over I2C.

Now I will try to explain step by step the construction of this device. First, you have to program the control board. For this purpose we take Arduino Uno, from which we extract the Atmega chip, and connect with the control board in the following way:

GND-GND, 5V-VCC, RX(D0)-RXD, TX(D1)-TXD and RESET-DTR (Arduino-Control board)”

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