Pi Shield level-translated SPI test successful!

Tonight I succesfully verified the SPI bus works through the level translator by wiring up a MAX7219CNG LED controller with eight 7-segment LEDs. Only a few more issues to close before we can resolve version 1.1.0!

5V SPI LED driver (MAX7219CNG) on the 3.3V SPI bus of the Raspberry Pi, level translation by Idle Engineersโ€™ Pi Shield.

The Pi Shield with breadboard mounted, holding a test circuit for the MAX7219 LED controller with eight 7-segment LED displays, and an empty Pi Shield mounted to a Raspberry Pi.

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