SparkFun LED Array (8x7) Hookup Guide

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Contributors: Shawn Hymel
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Arduino Library

You can manually download the LED Array 8x7 Arduino library. To start, we’ll need the Chaplex library:

Download the Chaplex library

Additionally, we need the LED Array 8x7 Arduino library, which you can download as a ZIP file from GitHub or directly from this link:

Download the SparkFun LED Array 8x7 Arduino library

Once you have both libraries downloaded, follow this guide to install them in Arduino.

Open the Arduino IDE, and select File > Examples > SparkFun LED Array 8x7 > Demo. Select your Arduino and serial port, and upload the program.

LED Array Arduino demo

You should see the LED array scroll through some example text and graphics.

SparkFun logo on the LED Array