Hardware for Doubler FeatherWing

Use the following hardware for securing the Doubler FeatherWing.

  • 4x M2.5 x 4mm screws
  • 4x M2.5 x 6mm screws
  • 4x M2.5 x 6mm FF standoffs

Install Hardware to Doubler FeatherWing

Insert an M2.5 x 4mm screws through one of mounting holes (near the corner) on the Doubler. While holding screw in place, fasten an M2.5 x 6mm FF standoff onto the screw.

Repeat process for a total of four standoffs.

Secure FeatherWing Doubler to Frame

Get the Doubler ready to secure onto the frame. Use 4x M2.5 x6mm screws to secure the Doubler to the frame. Place the Doubler over the frame with the standoffs lined up with the mounting holes. Insert and fasten 4x M2.5 x 6mm screws to secure the Doubler to the frame.

Get the Feathers ready to install on the Doubler FeatherWing.

Install Feet

Use the following hardware to secure the feet to the cover.

  • 4x M3 x 6mm screws
  • 4x M3 hex nuts

Insert the M3 hex nuts into the recesses in the inside cover. Firmly press the nuts to install them.

Insert the M3 screws through the holes in the feet. Place the feet over the cover and line up the mounting holes.

Insert and fasten the M3 screws to secure the feet to the cover. Repeat this process for the second foot.

Install Acrylic

Place the cut sheet of acrylic into the cover with the matte side facing down, reflective side facing up.

Install Grid

Place the grid over the PCB of the 32x32 RGB matrix. Make sure the grid is flush with the PCB and the LEDs are fitted through the squares.

Install Grid to Frame

While holding the grid and PCB together, place the frame over with the Doubler oriented correctly. Press the the two together so the frame is fitted over the grid and PCB.

Install Power Cable

Insert the red voltage wire into the positive screw-block on the FeatherWing. Insert the black ground wire into the negative screw-block. Use a screw driver to secure the connectors to the screw-block terminal on the FeatherWing.

Connect the power cable to the power connectors on the back of the RGB matrices PCB.

Install IDC Cable

Connect the IDC cable to the port on the RGB Matrix FeatherWing. Connect the other end of the cable to the HUB75 input on the back of the RGB Matrix.

One of the side clips on the IDC cable may need to be cut in order to fit through the header and DC jack on the RGB Matrix FeatherWing.

Final Assembly

And thats it! To power the display, plug in the 5V 10A power supply into the DC Jack on the RGB Matrix FeatherWing. 

This guide was first published on Apr 16, 2021. It was last updated on 2021-04-15 12:55:45 -0400.

This page (Assembly) was last updated on May 10, 2021.

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