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Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix 8x8 - 64 RGB LED Pixel Matrix

Adafruit 1487

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1487 - Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix 8x8 - 64 RGB LED Pixel Matrix -

Put on your sunglasses before spinning up this LED matrix - 64 eye-blistering RGB LEDs adorn the NeoMatrix for a blast of configurable color. Arranged in an 8x8 matrix, each pixel is individually addressable. Only one microcontroller pin is required for all LEDs, and you get 24 bit color for each LED.

Wiring it up is easy: there are two 3-pin connection ports. Solder wires to the input port and provide 5VDC to the + 5V and ground pins, then connect the DIN pin to your microcontroller. If you're using our NeoPixel Arduino library, use digital # 6. You will also need to make a common ground from the 5V power supply to the microcontroller / Arduino. Since our LED can draw as much as 60mA (thats up to 3.5 Amps per panel if all LEDs are on bright white!) We suggest our 5V 2A power supply. For most uses, you'll see about 1-2A of current per panel.

If, say, you need MORE blinky, you can chain these together. For the second shield, connect the DIN panel to the first panel's DOUT. Also connect a ground pin and power with 5V. There you go! You can chain as much as you can if you are using the UNO. Watch your power usage, you may need a 5V 10A power supply for so many of these!

There is a single data line with a very timing-specific protocol. Since the protocol is very sensitive to timing, it requires a real-time microconroller such as AVR, Arduino, PIC, mbed, etc. It can not be used with a Linux-based microcomputer or interpreted microcontroller such as the netduino or Basic Stamp. Our wonderfully-written Neopixel library for Arduino supports these pixels! As it requires a hand-tuned assembly, it is only for AVR cores and others may have ported this chip driver code so please google around. An 8MHz or faster processor is required.

Our detailed NeoPixel Uberguide has everything you need to use. NeoPixels in any shape and size. Including ready-to-go library & example code for the Arduino UNO / Duemilanove / Diecimila, Flora / Micro / Leonardo, Trinket / Gemma, Arduino Due & Arduino Mega / ADK (all versions)



Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix 8x8 - 64 RGB LED Pixel Matrix ( 6:25 )


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  • Dimensions: 71.17mm / 2.8 "x 71.17mm / 2.8" x 3.28mm / 0.12 "
  • Weight: 24.21g


Tutorials on the Adafruit Learning System featuring this product:
LED Art with Fadecandy
NeoPixels + Processing
Using NeoPixels with Netduino Plus 2
It is now possible to use NeoPixels with Netduino, until now!
Adafruit NeoPixel Asberguide
Everything you always wanted to know about Adafruit NeoPixels but were afraid to ask

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