VFD Dog Simulator

Noritake Itron GU144X16D-7053B Arduino Library

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Arduino VFD Dog Simulator

I recently got my hands on a little 144 x 16 px Vacuum Flourescent Display (VFD).

Since I've got spare time over the holidays, I thought I'd make an Arduino library for it. One thing led to another, and I ended up making a pooping, barking "dog simulator" (starring my real life pooch "Sunny").

Noritake Itron provide their own library, but I wanted to make a less bloated one.

YouTube Video v2 - platform game

YouTube Video v1

Source code

The 8x8 pixel dog platform game (v2).

An Arduino library with the dog simulator as an example (v1).


The full datasheet for the GU144X16D-7053B.

Last Update: 29th December, 2014
Reason: Added frameskipping + laying and sleeping states.