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en:extensions:neopixel [2018/08/21 10:43]
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kniwwelino [Programming the LEDs]
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 All boards/​strips have at least the following four connectors: VCC/5V, GND, DI, DO. All boards/​strips have at least the following four connectors: VCC/5V, GND, DI, DO.
  
-  * 3.3V pin of the Kniwwelino Board connects to the +5V pin of the LED board/​strip +  ​* **3.3V** pin of the Kniwwelino Board connects to the **+5V** pin of the LED board/​strip 
-  * GND pin of the Kniwwelino Board connects to the GND pin of the LED board/​strip +  ​* **GND** pin of the Kniwwelino Board connects to the **GND** pin of the LED board/​strip 
-  * D5/D6/D7 pin of the Kniwwelino Board connects to the DI pin of the LED board/strip+  ​* **D5/D6/D7** pin of the Kniwwelino Board connects to the **DI** pin of the LED board/strip
  
 If you want to connect more boards, the DO pin of the first board needs to be connected to the DI pin of the next board. VCC and GND need to be connected to all boards. If you want to connect more boards, the DO pin of the first board needs to be connected to the DI pin of the next board. VCC and GND need to be connected to all boards.
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 <color #​ed1c24>​Please make sure to not use any wait blocks in your "​repeat forever"​ block, otherwise the LED effects will get very slow.</​color>​ <color #​ed1c24>​Please make sure to not use any wait blocks in your "​repeat forever"​ block, otherwise the LED effects will get very slow.</​color>​
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 +<color #​ed1c24>​If you want to use a bigger number of LEDs (>10) you need to power them with an external 5V source. See https://​learn.adafruit.com/​adafruit-neopixel-uberguide/​powering-neopixels for more information.</​color>​