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Putting My LED Sign on the Internet

  • March 6, 2016

When I was in school at the University of Illinois in the 90's a particular student project caught my attention. There was a hobby-built LED sign hanging in the Computer Science building hooked up to an email address. You could email the sign and see your message scroll by. Designing and building an LED sign would stretch my skills into new areas. I had a lot to learn about electronics and was really looking forward to coding for a microcontroller. A few years out of school I did end up building an LED sign. I used an Atmel AVR at90s8515 with ...