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Need help to make simple scoreboard with LEDs

Discussion in 'Electronic Projects Design/Ideas/Reviews' started by rydad, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. rydad

    rydad New Member

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    Hi Everyone, this is my first post here.


    I want to build a simple scoreboard for some backyard basketball games.

    I want to make a large display using LEDs. (not the seven segment display LEDs) I was hoping to use those individual LEDs and make 6 to 10 inch high digits. How do I hook them up?

    I just need something simple and inexpensive. Maybe a simple counter circuit. But the problem for me is building the display.

    I have Googled around to look for ideas but didn't find the right answer.

    All I need is 2 digits each for the home team and the visitor team.

    I haven't done any real electronics projects fo a long time (25 years)...I'm sure things have changed. I used to do projects with wire wrap and those boards with all the holes (perf boards I think?)

    I hope some one can help me.

    thanks
     
  2. mstechca

    mstechca New Member

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    Why do you care?
    build your own 7 segment display, where each segment is say 100 LED's long and 2 LED's high.
     
  3. Russlk

    Russlk New Member

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    Here is an idea: You only need 2 digits so the circuit can be greatly simplified. If you use 5 red LEDs for each segment, it can be operated from 12 volts. Use a push button for clock and reset.
     

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  5. ljcox

    ljcox Well-Known Member

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    The Australian electronics magazine "Silicon Chip" (www.siliconchip.com.au) had a scoreboard design recently. If you are interested, I'll post the details.

    Len
     
  6. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Silicon Chip magazine's project is linked in Google. Just enter Silicon Chip Scoreboard in the search box. :lol:
     
  7. joriss27

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    reply to scoreboard

    hi! i've got a fully illustrated schematic diagram, pcb design, and components specification, i bought it a year ago, and haven't build 'coz i'm a busy person. if you could try to build it, try to send me a reply. thanks.
     
  8. arunakar

    arunakar New Member

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    plzzz if any one can give me the circuits for LED scoreboard for basketball ...........plzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me out......
    thakyou
     
  9. nhio

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    can anyone please help me with my project?

    its a 2 digit 7 segment display scoreboard

    it should be manually operated meaning im the one pressing the button when the teams scored it should step 1 point per press then if the score is wrong i could make it correct by adjusting the score, thnx!!
     
  10. Philemon Ndolo

    Philemon Ndolo New Member

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    Hi Joriss27, I would love to have the design. How can I get it?

    P.K.Ndolo
    E mail. pkandolo@usiu.ac.ke
     
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  12. Philemon Ndolo

    Philemon Ndolo New Member

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    The kind of a scoreboard I have in mind is one whose inputs I can connect to the parallel or serial port of a pc and display a message on both the pc screen and the LED scoreboard. If you can help me get such a schematic, I would appreciate.

    Thank you.
     
  13. chrismulkers

    chrismulkers New Member

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    the holy grail.....? digital scoreboard schematic

    I have decided to join the long list of people of various electronics forums who want to build a scoreboard. :)

    I play volleyball so looking for set (to 5) and score (probably 35 max) ideally with some reset function (6 digits 1, 2, 2, 1) the set (1's) can be a seperate system but i am confused as to how, if i set up the 2 digits, as to how they increment beyond 9.

    The inputs will be a manual trigger (button), components without microcontroller

    I have alot of information floating around but it would be really helpful to find one source of information to help build this. I have checked out Aaron Cake's site and this looks like a good starting place, although raises a few questions with regards to pulse etc. I am trying to create the board for an electronics project.

    I'm happy to document the production (thus ending the quest for this much sought after project).

    Any information would be much appreciated. work commences tomorrow and I will create a new forum on this topic. Watch this space!! (please help!! :))
     
  14. pageygeeza

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    I've recently made a simple up down counter, it has three digits, but can easily be put down to two. for the other team, you just replicate the first circuit and make sure the reset runs across both teams circuits.
     
  15. sanchit mirg

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    hi, can anyone help me by sending a basic electronic circuit for electronic scoreboard.. it must be easy 2 understand...thanx
     
  16. chrismulkers

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    pageygeeza

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    I've recently made a simple up down counter, it has three digits, but can easily be put down to two. for the other team, you just replicate the first circuit and make sure the reset runs across both teams circuits.

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    It would be much appreciated. Research is going well but I have ran into a few snags.
    How would i get it from you?

    Many thanks
    C
     
  17. jorgeolyamus

    jorgeolyamus New Member

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    hi, my all friends

    pls. help to find basketball score board circuit diagram

    my email - jorgeolyamus@yahoo.com
     
  18. quwcell

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    hii:eek: all, sorry still learning, I am looking for badminton scoreboard electronic schematic, please help me, thanks
     
  19. wandek

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    can you give the schematic ???
     

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