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I'm planning a scoreboard based on blue LEDs, but want to minimise them by using only the ones that'll be used for nice round numbers. Is there a good way to design your grids and work out which grid squares are needed for each number? I was almost thinking of using a spreadsheet maybe to do it, but surely others have good ideas of how to do it? Thanks,


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You mean you want help designing the font of the numbers?
How big is the display to be?
I made a display that shows times & scores using 3 LEDs per segment, 2 digits per 80x100mm boards. MAX7221 drives the 8 digits.
You can see a picture here  scroll down past the 2 cards at the top.

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