APPLICATION NOTE 4397

MAX6960 Programming Guide for Large LED Displays

By: Walter Chen

Abstract: This application note details how multiple MAX696x 8 x 8 matrix LED drivers can be arranged and programmed to support larger LED displays or dot-matrix elements. This family of drivers supports up to 256 daisy-chained ICs to drive, control, and program large-matrix displays. The application note explains the differences among the various devices and how to utilize them for multiplane, multirow, and multicolumn usage.