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  1. The AnimatedGIFs example in SmartMatrix can be...

    The AnimatedGIFs example in SmartMatrix can be modified easily to remove all references to SmartMatrix Library and drive another display
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    I have some samples of NS107S LEDs, untested so...

    I have some samples of NS107S LEDs, untested so far. Maybe same as yours but a different manufacturer? Maybe a clone?
  3. Saw this a bit late, but it might be possible to...

    Saw this a bit late, but it might be possible to run the panel with a USB battery pack, depending on what's displayed. These panels are not as power hungry as 5050 addressable LEDs.

    Here's some...
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    FYI you can get APA102-2020 LEDs in a rigid bar...

    FYI you can get APA102-2020 LEDs in a rigid bar (aluminum backed PCB) format from China. I got a sample of a bar like this from iPixelLED for 22 USD:
    ...
  5. The SmartMatrix Shield V4 for Teensy uses fewer...

    The SmartMatrix Shield V4 for Teensy uses fewer pins than previous versions (by using an external latch to hold the ADDX lines instead of driving via GPIO), and has untested partial compatibility...
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    SmartMatrix creator here: it's likely not...

    SmartMatrix creator here: it's likely not powerful enough. It can handle 2x 64x32 with some compromises in color depth and refresh rate. 3x is too much. The SmartLED Shield V4 supports using a...
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    Thanks for the notes on the SmartLED Shield...

    Thanks for the notes on the SmartLED Shield (formerly SmartMatrix Shield) Michael. V4 is in stock at Adafruit, but not for long. I sent them the first batch of 100 pcs, but only 24 are left after...
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    I'm behind in getting the V4 shield ready to sell...

    I'm behind in getting the V4 shield ready to sell - prepping to move internationally is taking priority - but I'm still working on it when I have time.

    There's a method in this thread to get the...
  9. The SmartMatrix Shield includes a level shifting...

    The SmartMatrix Shield includes a level shifting buffer to convert 3.3V to 5V signals, similar to the OctoWS2812 board. Some panels work with 3.3V, but some do not. You can see the SmartMatrix...
  10. The SmartMatrix Library is working with the...

    The SmartMatrix Library is working with the Teensy 3.6 with a one-line change:

    http://community.pixelmatix.com/t/teensy-3-6-onboard-sd-slot/192/6

    I haven't tried the Teensy 3.5 yet but I...
  11. Search the forum for uTasker, here's one thread....

    Search the forum for uTasker, here's one thread.

    https://forum.pjrc.com/threads/25367-USB-MSD-with-SD-card-(Teensy-3-1)?highlight=mass+storage

    I came up with a hybrid way to use Arduino and the...
  12. Quick heads up: Electric Imp doens't use the SD...

    Quick heads up: Electric Imp doens't use the SD pinout, just the form factor. It's not SDIO compatible.
  13. I'm late to this thread, but I ported Fadecandy...

    I'm late to this thread, but I ported Fadecandy firmware to run on SmartMatrix and added a new "smartmatrix" device to a fork of the Fadecandy server. Instead of dithering with a high framerate, the...
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    I believe they are both using the same module,...

    I believe they are both using the same module, just rebranding with their custom firmware:
    http://www.usish.com/english/products_wm_14.php
  15. Sorry for the long delay in getting back. The...

    Sorry for the long delay in getting back. The new loader does work with a 256k hex file. Can you update the standalone Teensy Loader to the latest version at some point?...
  16. The examples look great! I didn't realize the...

    The examples look great! I didn't realize the font .c files contain BDF (or something very similar to it), my suggestion was way out of place.
  17. For the fonts in SmartMatrix I used the bdf2c...

    For the fonts in SmartMatrix I used the bdf2c utility which I liked because the ascii art inside the generated .c file is actually editable so you could tweak a font easily inside the C file if you...
  18. Some pictures of the Photon's edges here:...

    Some pictures of the Photon's edges here:
    https://www.dropbox.com/sc/lk4p7svtohq26h9/AAAI8P0Au0LkjaseCB_3GC46a

    Looks like the narrow edges are V-scored, sorry if that doesn't show up so well in...
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    @PaulStoffregen I'm guessing it's a big effort to...

    @PaulStoffregen I'm guessing it's a big effort to switch the Teensy 3.1 to using routed instead of V-score edges, is the effort on the manufacturer's side, or your side because of panelized testing...
  20. I asked Mark the same thing and he recommended...

    I asked Mark the same thing and he recommended not combining the two separate capabilities into one program.
  21. I'm basically doing what you suggest with three...

    I'm basically doing what you suggest with three separate applications. I don't know of a better way.

    You might have already seen this:
    https://github.com/pixelmatix/uTaskerBootWithArduinoApp
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  22. @PaulStoffregen I'm pretty sure you'd have to...

    @PaulStoffregen I'm pretty sure you'd have to switch to fully routing the boards with "mouse bites" probably to hold them together as a panel. That would probably add more cost. Maybe consider it...
  23. I agree Particle has an excellent website. I...

    I agree Particle has an excellent website. I think they were smart about choosing separate tools to build each section instead of trying to use Wordpress (or something similar) and trying to fit all...
  24. Request: Castellated Edges on Teensy 3.1 PCB

    The new Particle Photon has castellated edges which allow for SMT mounting the Photon board to a larger host PCB. This allows using the Photon itself for small volume manufacturing. Small volume...
  25. Teensy Loader won't open 256k Hex File

    I'm trying to load a .hex file that completely fills the Teensy's flash, and Teensy Loader gives an error "ihex: parse error line 16388". If I delete one byte from the .hex it loads fine. I'm using...
  26. I used the uTasker project to give access to the...

    I used the uTasker project to give access to the SD card over USB. I can jump from an Arduino sketch to the uTasker application, update files, then jump back to the Arduino sketch. This is the best...
  27. Glad I could help!

    Glad I could help!
  28. Just curious, why do you need to change the...

    Just curious, why do you need to change the watchdog? The uTasker application is set to use it, and it gets reset when you go back to running a Teensyduino application, so no harm done.

    What...
  29. The macros for configuring pins are a little...

    The macros for configuring pins are a little tricky, I couldn't find a way to define SPI_PORT for example and use that for all the config statements. I had to put "D" directly into the...
  30. Flash Offset is done in KDS and it's just a...

    Flash Offset is done in KDS and it's just a linker file change.

    https://db.tt/Zs6oDatG

    Flash starts with an offset, and is shorter
    Vectors are at an offset
    Remove the config segment (that's...
  31. Here's another patch with just the changes to...

    Here's another patch with just the changes to 1.4.7 I made to share the SD card over USB using the default SPI pinout.

    https://db.tt/KGmYAxh2

    I don't recall changing any clock speeds (I don't...
  32. This might be hard to use, but here's a patch...

    This might be hard to use, but here's a patch file showing all changes I committed to a private git repo starting from uTasker 1.4.7. There's some stuff in there that probably shouldn't be, like...
  33. Did you get the right linker file set up? I'd...

    Did you get the right linker file set up? I'd start there.
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    If you're using a 16x32 matrix like this one from...

    If you're using a 16x32 matrix like this one from Adafruit, the SmartMatrix library has an Spectrum Analyzer example using the Teensy Audio Library:
    https://www.adafruit.com/products/420
    ...
  35. Update files on SD Card through Teensy without removing card or reprogramming Teensy

    I'm running an Arduino sketch that uses an SD card for storage, but didn't like having to remove the card and connect it to my computer every time I wanted to update files. The uTasker project has...
  36. Program two independent Arduino sketches into Teensy 3.1

    I came up with some very minor Arduino/Teeensyduino modifications and code to add to a sketch to allow compiling two independent Arduino sketches - each at a different non-overlapping section of...
  37. Seems like it might be a hardware issue, I can't...

    Seems like it might be a hardware issue, I can't reproduce with my hardware.
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    Fadecandy has a DFU bootloader and can be loaded...

    Fadecandy has a DFU bootloader and can be loaded onto a Teensy 3.0. I don't believe you can compile it using the Arduino IDE, though I was able to compile it using a makefile and the tools that come...
  39. The answer I received by email was "yes"

    The answer I received by email was "yes"
  40. @JasonCoon is on it:...

    @JasonCoon is on it: https://github.com/FastLED/FastLED/issues/143
  41. Have you tried putting baffles between the words...

    Have you tried putting baffles between the words to block out the light? Paper can do, or if you have a laser cutter, 1/16" acrylic sheet cut to interlock.

    Teensy isn't an Arduino "clone". I...
  42. @PaulStoffregen: I'm working on rev 3 of a...

    @PaulStoffregen: I'm working on rev 3 of a prototype that has a footprint for the Teensy Loader MINI54LAN chip. I don't see any major pinout differences between the MINI54LAN and MINI54LDE.

    Do...
  43. I'm seeing more warnings when compiling libraries...

    I'm seeing more warnings when compiling libraries included by Arduino/Teensyduino when compiling with TD 1.21-test6.


    ...
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    When I switched SmartMatrix over to using...

    When I switched SmartMatrix over to using DMAChannel I found the functions you included with DMAChannel didn't cover all the options I'm using, e.g. Minor Loop Offset. I'm not even sure if all the...
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    For anyone interested there's a branch here that...

    For anyone interested there's a branch here that works with WS2812s/Neopixels:
    https://github.com/pixelmatix/animatedgifs/tree/neopixel
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    I'd like to make sure FastLED gets updated to...

    I'd like to make sure FastLED gets updated to 3.0.3 in Teensyduino 1.21. The current version 2.x included with Teensyduino doesn't have support for SmartMatrix, and we have to ask users to navigate...
  47. @stevech I looked for mention of Mac or Xcode on...

    @stevech I looked for mention of Mac or Xcode on the downloads page and couldn't find anything, can you send a link?

    I agree with you, SSDs are great. :-)
  48. Thanks Nantonos. GitHub has some quirks that...

    Thanks Nantonos. GitHub has some quirks that take some time to get used to.
  49. Mac support for OSX was supposed to be out at the...

    Mac support for OSX was supposed to be out at the end of 2014:
    https://community.freescale.com/docs/DOC-100440

    It's possible to boot a Mac into Windows and run KDS directly but I never boot into...
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    I'm refactoring AnimatedGIFs, trying to make it...

    I'm refactoring AnimatedGIFs, trying to make it more generic. Right now I've pulled out all the SmartMatrix Library code from the GIF decoder and use generic callback functions instead. I pushed my...
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