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Nak
12-10-2009, 03:18 AM
I'm working on a circuit on my PPDB and have decided to try incorporating one or more of the dual-16-segment LEDs into the final design. I've Googled around a bit looking for these, but so far I have only found similar components in red. I want them to be blue...

Where can I get the ones that are used on the Propeller Professional Development Board?

StefanL38
12-10-2009, 03:46 AM
something like this http://www.tradevv.com/chinasuppliers/nbflying/offers-detail-4d013/sell-led-16-segment-display.html (http://www.tradevv.com/chinasuppliers/nbflying/offers-detail-4d013/sell-led-16-segment-display.html) ?

Or maybe you just ask the parallax team ?

Dr_Acula
12-10-2009, 05:15 AM
Futurlec do them in red or green. www.futurlec.com/LEDDisp.shtml (http://www.futurlec.com/LEDDisp.shtml)

These displays are a bit hard to find anyway but if you do find the blue ones pls let us all know. I've been pondering multiplex circuits for these display.

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Nak
12-10-2009, 05:33 AM
StefanL38: Thanks for the suggestion. I've sent off a message to them and we'll see. http://forums.parallax.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Dr_Acula: I'll follow up with anything I learn.

Dr_Acula
12-10-2009, 05:50 AM
A quick scan through a Mouser catalogue shows a dual green one for $3.58 but the same size one in blue is $18.20.

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w8an
12-10-2009, 07:25 AM
If you don't mind ordering from China...
www.made-in-china.com/showroom/fm-sggd/product-detailVkExqtQYoJab/China-LED-Alpha-Numeric-Display.html (http://www.made-in-china.com/showroom/fm-sggd/product-detailVkExqtQYoJab/China-LED-Alpha-Numeric-Display.html)