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LED - Digital Clock

Demonstrates using 7 Segment Digits and Intel Galileo Gen 2 to create a clock! This example can easily be ported to use any other supported platform.

Galileo Diagram


Fritzing diagram: docs/breadboard/led-digits-clock-galileo.fzz


Run this example from the command line with:

node eg/led-digits-clock-galileo.js
var moment = require("moment");
var five = require("johnny-five");
var Galileo = require("galileo-io");
var board = new five.Board({
  io: new Galileo()

board.on("ready", function() {
  var digits = new five.Led.Digits({
    pins: {
      data: 2,
      cs: 3,
      clock: 4,

  setInterval(function() {
  }, 1000);

function time() {
    The desired display looks something
    like these examples:

      02.25.54 P
      12.30.00 A

    moment doesn't have an option for
    a single letter meridiem (nor should it,
    that would be silly), so we need to
    manipulate the string a bit to so that
    it the string matches our desired display.
  return moment().format("")
    .replace(/([AP])M/, " $1");

Illustrations / Photos

Arduino Diagram


Fritzing diagram: docs/breadboard/led-digits-clock-arduino.fzz


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