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Sensors, Actuators, and Robotics » PT6958 and NerdKits

January 26, 2010
by Capt
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Hi,

I've got an pt6958. As i can see it's a led driver. Got it from a TV tuner of some sort, so its assembled on a pcd with switches and a led display.

http://www.datasheetcatalog.com/datasheets_pdf/P/T/6/9/PT6958.shtml

Can any one give me some directions of how im gonna get it up'n running whit the nerdkits? Don't know how/where i should start for making a communication to it.

Images are coming.

-Capt

January 26, 2010
by mrobbins
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Hi Capt,

That datasheet is really light on information. A quick search revealed this datasheet which has a lot more info. You should probably start by considering using the SPI bus for communication with the chip. See the ATmega168 datasheet SPI chapter, or our recent Multi-Panel LED Array with SPI video for more information about that.

Mike

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