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#007 Programmable LED Arrays

I bought some WS2811-based LED Strips with a specific project in mind. But first, need to get them working. Here are the first tests… all good so far!

  • RGBCalibrate - quick test to make sure LEDs are correctly addressable and their color can be set correctly
  • StripTease - demo a range of effects on the LED strip
  • AsyncLedStripEffects - timer-interrupt triggering of addressable LED array effects



The Breadboard

The Schematic

The Build

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