Melexis extends its successful IC family with a new LIN RGB LED controller
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Melexis extends its successful IC family with a new LIN RGB LED controller

The new member - the MLX81114 - supports the further growth of RGB LED-based automotive ambient lighting, also known as LIN RGB, which is already well established within nearly every OEM worldwide. The MLX81114 is a variant of the MLX81113 featuring a memory access protection which...

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Glo – Multiple LED strip controller that is Arduino-compatible
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Glo – Multiple LED strip controller that is Arduino-compatible

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are simple components that are used as visual indicators or LED lighting. Controlling just one strip of LEDs with an Arduino Uno and the likes is not so much of a big deal for most embedded designers but installing and controlling multiple strips of LEDs,...

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Temperature Controlled RGB LED Light Stick – Mood Light
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Temperature Controlled RGB LED Light Stick – Mood Light

The circuit presented here is a LED light stick which changes its color in respect with the room temperature. This is an Arduino compatible open source project consisting of 20 x WS2812B Addressable RGB LEDs, LM35 Temperature Sensor and ATmega328 microcontroller. Atmega328...

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OSRAM Opto Semiconductors DURIS® E 2835 Color LEDs
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OSRAM Opto Semiconductors DURIS® E 2835 Color LEDs

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors DURIS® E 2835 Color LEDs feature excellent color rendering and supreme efficacy in a 2.8 x 3.5mm² PCT package. These color LEDs offer a 120° beam angle and 2kV ESD withstand voltage. The DURIS® E 2835 color LEDs are available in red, green, blue, deep...

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RGBDuino UNO and RGBDuino RGB Shield: Add Light and Questionable Arduino PCB
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RGBDuino UNO and RGBDuino RGB Shield: Add Light and Questionable Arduino PCB

Now, from my writing experience here at eLab, I have dealt with some funny and interesting concepts, but nothing quite like what I am about to show you. But bear with me here, aside from the questionably looking electronics you are about to glance, there might be something useful to...

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OSRAM Opto Semiconductors OSIRE® E3323 RGB LEDs
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OSRAM Opto Semiconductors OSIRE® E3323 RGB LEDs

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors OSIRE® E3323 RGB LEDs offer individually addressable LED chips for maximum flexibility in terms of color point, driver selection, and interconnection. These LEDs provide an integrated Dot Matrix Code (DMC) that provides the measurement data of luminous...

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An Introduction: LCD Common Interfaces
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An Introduction: LCD Common Interfaces

There are  a lot of different LCD display interfaces depending on the requirements of resolutions, speed, cost, stability etc.  The following outlines the common ones on the market: Parallel vs Serial Interface Parallel interface could transmit many data bits at the same time...

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Power Analysis: Probing WS2812 RGB LEDs
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Power Analysis: Probing WS2812 RGB LEDs

Power analysis is a technique to probe the inner workings of an integrated circuit by measuring changes in the supply current. Tim writes: Whenever a logic gate switches, it will cause a tiny current spike that can be measured externally. By inspecting the temporal variation,...

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