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In this step-by-step tutorial, we’re diving into the world of electronics and microcontrollers to create a personalized 8 by 8 LED matrix that can be controlled using an Arduino board. I’m Chris, and I’ll walk you through the entire process, from designing the circuit and assembling the components to programming mesmerizing animations. So, let’s roll up our sleeves and get started on this exciting DIY project!

Materials and Tools You’ll Need:

- MAX7219 Display Driver
- 64 LEDs (0603 package)
- Arduino Board
- 10K Ohm Resistor
- Solder Paste and Stencil
- Hot Plate and Hot Air Gun
- Male Header Pins
- Altium Designer (for schematic and PCB design)
- Flux Removal Solvent”

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