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About this document

This application note provides steps to use VisionFive 2's GPIO pins to make a MAX7219 Serial Dot Matrix display with StarFive logo through an example program with Python.

Revision History

Table 1. Revision History
Version Released Revision
1.1 2023/06/08
1.0 2022/11/30 The first official release.

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  • Warning: Indicates that an action or step can result in physical harm or cause damage to hardware.