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32×32 bit Pong

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Connecting everything with everything… Here a computer playing Pong with itself. The motorfaders from the Behringer BCF2000 can either used as user-input or taken over by the PC.

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Written by edwin

March 11th, 2009 at 2:11 am

5 Responses to '32×32 bit Pong'

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  1. Hi Edwin,

    Have you ever seen the mechanical pong?
    Take a look at this: http://www.cyberniklas.de/pongmechanik/video.html

    Cheers,
    Siert

    Siert Wijnia

    15 Mar 09 at 3:30 pm

  2. hi
    how can i connect the matrix leds,
    u have one schematics for this
    32X32 matrix led
    thanks in advance!

    Comiati Ciprian

    1 Sep 09 at 3:54 am

  3. The used boards were equipped with driver electronics. Connection details were posted on http://wiki.edwindertien.nl/doku.php?id=modules:bacodisplay - but these are only valid for the given boards with drivers. It is probably not very hard to make a driver schematic, only a lot of work. The boards that I used are configured in 16 x 32. They have eight tiles of 8×8 LED’s They use eight big BDX34C POWER darlingtons (one per row) and eight MIC5821BN drivers. These drivers need to go at the low-side (they can sink current). A 74HC138 mux is used to decode eight lines, two 74HC244 buffers latch these outputs into row selection. Collumn data is being clocked in into the MIC5821 drivers (every tyle has one), a row is selected using the 74HC138 input and latch signal for either one of the 244 buffers. More elaborate reverse-engineering can be found on http://gathering.tweakers.net/forum/list_message/29939964#29939964 and http://www.circuitsonline.net/forum/view/60243/1/dot+matrix+baco

    edwin

    1 Sep 09 at 9:53 pm

  4. Found your blog via a friend who saw your Pong on Hack n Mod . . . nice variety of stuff here!

    I love all things LED, Arduino, Processing, etc., as well.

    Cheers from Canada,
    ao.

    AO

    19 Feb 10 at 9:53 pm

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