Round and round and round they go! 24 ultra bright smart LED NeoPixels are arranged in a circle with 2.6" (66mm) outer diameter. The rings are 'chainable' - connect the output pin of one to the input pin of another. Use only one microcontroller pin to control as many as you can chain together! Each LED is addressable as the driver chip is inside the LED. Each one has ~18mA constant current drive so the color will be very consistent even if the voltage varies, and no external choke resistors are required making the design slim. Power the whole thing with 5VDC and you're ready to rock.

There is a single data line with a very timing-specific protocol. Since the protocol is very sensitive to timing, it requires a real-time microconroller such as an AVR, Arduino, PIC, mbed, etc. It cannot be used with a Linux-based microcomputer or interpreted microcontroller such as the netduino or Basic Stamp. Our wonderfully-written Neopixel library for Arduino supports these pixels! As it requires hand-tuned assembly it is only for AVR cores but others may have ported this chip driver code so please google around. An 8MHz or faster processor is required.

Comes as a single ring with 24 individually addressable RGB LEDs assembled and tested.

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NeoPixel Ring - 24 x 5050 RGB LED with Integrated Drivers (11:48)

Everything you always wanted to know about Adafruit NeoPixels but were afraid to ask
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Keep time with FLORA
Make a low-budget, thermal camera for scientific analysis, or just some awesome cosplay.
A NeoPixel desk clock you may only have to set once.
How to control NeoPixel LEDs with Python on a Raspberry Pi!
Print your things for your halloween costumes!
Shoot powerful LED lights, from your chest!
It’s got lasers, EL wire and of course, NeoPixel LEDs.
Veni, vidi, blinki
New Years Glasses with NeoPixel Rings
Unleashing the power of the NeoPixel!
Customize a Flashflight or other suitable flying disc, and throw blinky programs at your friends.
Visualize your heartbeat in colorful ways
Add flickering, moving "flames" to your pumpkin with this quick NeoPixel project.
Build a Daft Punk Thomas Helmet with bluetooth control!
Create festive holiday lights powered by Adafruit's feather boards!
Because I Like Lamp!
What's the weather like?
Add a tractor beam to your drone
The powerful, 32-bit, Bluetooth enabled, three-layer robot of the future!
LED smarter, not harder

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SKU AF-1586
Brand Adafruit

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