Some articles on anodes, common, common anode:
... In a simple LED package, typically all of the cathodes (negative terminals) or all of the anodes (positive terminals) of the segment LEDs are connected and brought out to ... Common cathode implementations require logic low (0) to turn on a segment, common anode implementations require logic high (1) to turn on a segment ... For example, all the anodes of the A segments of each digit position would be connected together and to a driver pin, while the cathodes of all segments for ...
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