By now all backers should have received shipping notifications and many will have received their shields! Also, SmartMatrix Library 4.0 is released on GitHub and is available on Arduino Library Manager. Read the full update.
After a long wait for shipping instructions, I'm happy to say the SmartLED Shield for Teensy 4 has shipped from the manufacturer in China, to Mouser in Texas for fulfillment. Read the full update.
As of this week, the PCBs have been manufactured, and assembly is underway. The next step after assembly is testing to make sure the components were placed and soldered correctly. Also, the final design files are up on GitHub if anyone wants to take a look. Read the full update.
This is just a quick update on the manufacturing status of the SmartLED Shield for Teensy 4, also there's a small but growing group meeting weekly at Hackaday.io to discuss LED Art projects, and we'd love to have more cool people join the chat! Read the full update.
Thanks again for backing and sharing this project and helping make it a success. If you haven't backed the project yet, make sure to back by Thursday 04:59 PM PDT! With the campaign ending this week, I'm making final changes to the hardware so I can place the first production order. Read the full update.
When SmartMatrix Library was first released, it had relatively nice font support compared to other display libraries, but a lot has changed in the last six years. Check out this update with all the info you need, and to learn what updates we have made. Also, we're three weeks into the campaign with just one week left to go! If you haven't backed the project yet, now's the time. Read the full update.
Check out the video demo in this update: exciting progress on adding support for streaming high quality video over USB. Also, we're at the midway point of the campaign with 75% of the goal reached! Thanks again to everyone that backed the project, shared it with a friend, or posted a link online. Read the full update.
I've created a LED Art project I've been wanting to do for a long time, but wasn't really possible before the SmartLED Shield for Teensy 4 - check out the video in this update. Also, we've crossed the 50% mark in just one week! Thanks to everyone that backed the project, shared it with a friend, or posted a link online. Read the full update.