3 cent PMS150C MCU drive 300 WS2812B LED’s
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3 cent PMS150C MCU drive 300 WS2812B LED’s

Driving 300 WS2812B RGB LED’s with “the 3 cent microcontroller” – the Padauk PMS150C. The 3 cent Padauk PMS150C is.. Interesting to say the least. First of all there’s a lot this little MCU doesn’t do. It doesn’t have a lot of code space (1K Word), it doesn’t have a lot...

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Broadcom APDS-9251 and APDS-9253 ambient light sensors
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Broadcom APDS-9251 and APDS-9253 ambient light sensors

The Broadcom® APDS-9251-001 and APDS-9253-001 devices are low-voltage digital RGB, IR and ambient light sensor device that convert light intensity to digital output signals. Key features Up to 20-bit resolution I2C compatible interface with dedicated interrupt pin...

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ATTO – The World’s Smallest Arduino Compatible Board
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ATTO – The World’s Smallest Arduino Compatible Board

Atto is the world’s smallest Arduino compatible board! It is based on the ATmega32U4 microcontroller and comes with reset push-button as well as an RGB (rainbow) LED controlled by 3 PWM channels. The new Arduino board is 10.3 mm x 11.5 mm (0.40” x 0.45”) and it has an onboard...

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Homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light
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Homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light

Glen has written an article detailing his homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light: This project is a small DMX-512 controlled, color-changing RGB LED light. The light can be controlled via the DMX512 protocol or it can run a number of built-in programs depending on how the software is...

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8 RGB LED Driver Shield for Arduino Nano with Optical Defuse Sensor
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8 RGB LED Driver Shield for Arduino Nano with Optical Defuse Sensor

The board consists of 8 x RGB LEDs 1W, BJT transistors on each LED, series resistor across the LED for current limiting, a hole to mount 18mm optical sensor which may be a defuse sensor for object detection with Arduino nano.  The board can be programed to create multiple RGB LED...

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Digital 16bit Serial Output Type Color Sensor IC – BH1749NUC
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Digital 16bit Serial Output Type Color Sensor IC – BH1749NUC

ROHM's BH1749NUC is a digital color sensor IC with I²C bus interface. This IC senses Red, Green, Blue (RGB) and Infrared and converts them to digital values. The high sensitivity, wide dynamic range and excellent Ircut characteristics make it possible for this IC to obtain the accurate...

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World’s First 50W Seven-Die LED Emitter
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World’s First 50W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin, an Osram business, has unveiled the LZ7 Plus, the world’s first 50W seven-die LED emitter. The trend in stage lighting fixtures has evolved from not only delivering ultra-bright light with narrow beam, but also creating more sophisticated color schemes and high CRI white....

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IoT LED Dimmer
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IoT LED Dimmer

Sasa Karanovic shared a how-to on making a IoT LED dimmer: Making a IoT LED dimmer that you can control via your PC, phone, tablet or any other device connected to the network is super simple, and I’m going to show you how. I’m sharing my three channel LED dimmer that you can use...

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