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#169 RGBLedModule

Demo an RGB LED module

Here’s a quick video of the module in action:

RGBLedModule Demo


The RGB LED module is a convenience since it builds-in 150Ω current-limiting resistors for the reg, green and blue anodes of a standard 5mm round RGB LED.


The demonstration program uses PWM to run a series of effects on the module.

NB: on my module, the red and blue pins are incorrectly labeled (swapped around).



The Schematic

The Build

Credits and References

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