FYI interesting ASCII display option

Thought some might be interested in the ASCII display offering show here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ko9CeylUTs

Simple overlay on a 8X8 led matrix.

I find it interesting, small things, small minds, you know.

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Pretty neat. What's the 2nd chip?

Looks like a 1307 RTC

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Then there is no current limiting to the LEDs shown. I would have expected 8 resistors somewhere, with multiplexing to only have 1 LED at a time on.

You are right (again)!

I assume they used a word find puzzle program to set out the letters/words.

http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/WordSearchSetupForm.asp?campaign=flyout_teachers_puzzle_wordcross AND HERE

Here is another YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6ZMiYeZ6pc

Tiny vision. Helps if you don't need reading glasses.