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A beam of light.

Beam is a beautiful LED matrix 120 LEDs that displays scrolling text, animations, or custom lighting effects.  Use Beam to build a connected notification center or bike light with your own animations. The perfect interface for your next project.  Compatible with Arduino, Particle and more. 

 
 

Get your own Beam

 

Compact.

An ultra-slim display for any project. Simply plug in wires into the side connectors and you're ready to go. No breadboard required. The super-bright LEDs can shine through any translucent material. Upgrade your projects from basic seven-segment displays and take them to the next level.

 
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Expandable

Beams can be daisy chained easily  up to four Beams in a row. Go from a single 5 x 24 grid to a 5 x 96 grid of 480 LEDs. Dual side connectors lets you easily snap together beams without any soldering.

 
 

User Friendly

Beam makes it very simple to display scrolling text with just a single line. No complicated wiring or an engineering degree to code. With just a few lines of code, you can build an IFTTT connected notification center, a ticker tape, a bike light and more.

 
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Engineered to be simple

 

Hardware

120 cool-white LEDs
3.3V Powered
Controlled via i2c
On-board logic level shifting
Compatible with 3.3V and 5V platforms

Dimensions

23 x 80 x 2.5 mm
0.91 x 3.15 x 0.10 in

Design Features

Connect up to 4 beams together
Female headers for plugging in wires
Slider switch to change i2c address

 
 

Software

Arduino & Particle & Rpi Library available
Raspberry Pi support coming soon

Details

Each LED can be controlled individually
Buffers for butter smooth animations
Free running, free up cycles on MCU
Simply send a command over i2c and our library will take care of the rest

 

Get your own Beam