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Quad 7-segment display

February 24th 2016

Add a 4-digit 7-segment display to your Raspberry Pi A+, B+ or Raspberry Pi 2.
Give your Raspberry Pi an awesome quad 7-segment display. The board also contains two LEDs that can be used as status indicators (for instance).
Example source is available for using the display as a clock and counter (up or down).
Usage Suggestions
Clock (see example code), counter, status display (temperature, memory, etc.).
Latest build instructions here (PDF).


  • a quad 7-segment display
  • two on-board 3mm LEDs
  • Useful for testing and debugging
  • Clock!
  • Show memory or CPU usage

Kit Contents

  • High quality printed circuit board (PCB) (52.2mm x 46.2mm)
  • 1x 0.56in Quad 7-segment display
  • 10x 330 ohm resistors
  • 2x 3mm LEDs
  • 2x 74HC595 shift registers (datasheet)
  • 2x 16 pin DIL sockets
  • 2x 0.1uF capacitors
  • 1x 40 pin connector (straight or right-angled)





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