MikroElektronika 8x8 LED Click Element

The 8x8 LED click element is used to control LEDs across a 64 LED matrix. This element is for using the MikroElektronika 8x8 R Click board, 8x8 G Click board, or 8x8 B Click board.

The 8x8 LED click is a sensor element that can be imported into the Element Toolbox through the Add Element Add Element button located in the toolbox from the Embedded tab.


The following properties can be changed for the 8x8 LED click element:


The name of the element.

SPI Driver Instance

The SPI bus used to communicate with the sensor. This should not typically be modified by a user.

SPI Chip Select Pin

The SPI pin used to toggle the chip select pin on the board.

Marquee Speed (ms)

The speed each “frame” of the marquee text goes across the matrix in milliseconds.


The following triggers are available to execute events from within the 8x8 LED click element:


Execute an event when the source element connected to the 8x8 LED click triggers.

All Turned On

Execute an event when all LEDs are turned on.

All Turned Off

Execute an event when all LEDs are turned off.


Execute an event when all LEDs are blinked.

Marquee Started

Execute an event when an LED marquee is started.

Marquee Stopped

Execute an event when an LED marquee is stopped.


The following abilities are available for the 8x8 LED click element when its source element triggers:


Trigger the element(s) that follow the 8x8 LED click element.

Turn All On

Turn on all LEDs.

Turned All Off

Turn off all LEDs.

Blink all LEDs once.

Start Marquee

Start an LED marquee sequence. Ability expects an argument, which will be converted to a string and scrolled across the 8x8 LED matrix. Any current marquee will finish its current iteration before the new text starts.

Stop Marquee

Stop an LED marquee sequence.