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The LED color will be blue.
The LED color will be blue.

Revision as of 10:01, 13 June 2013


The 4x4x4 Light Cube shield uses 64 LEDs. It can be driven by pcDuino/Arduino directly.

Note: This is a kit and soldering is required.


Light-cube-02.jpg The LED color will be blue.


Parts list:

  • 64 LEDs
  • 40-pin header
  • Empty light cube shield PCB
  • 1P female socket for LED anode connection.

Application Ideas




  • View-able planes" 5
  • Pixel: Every pixel is represented by a LED.
  • Distance between pixels: 14mm
  • Number of pixels: 4 x 4 x 4
  • Sockets to hold the cube: 20
  • Size of PCB: 52.98mm x 77.81mm

Pin definition and Rating

Mechanic Dimensions


Hardware Installation

Assembly Instructions:

  • Bend LED's Cathode leg (the shoter one)
  • Divide LEDs into 4 layers, connect all cathode legs within the same layer
  • Connect Anode legs between layers
  • Finally connect anode legs of different layers to the shield.


Sample code can be downloaded from here.



If you have questions or other better design ideas, you can go to our forum to discuss or creat a ticket for your issue at linksprite support.


How to buy

See Also

Other related products and resources.


This documentation is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0 Source code and libraries are licensed under GPL/LGPL, see source code files for details.