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NeoPixel family photo

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In the long tradition family portrait photography, we pleased to capture these precious moments in time of BLINKY. This is the NeoPixel family photo by Adafruit Director of Imaging, Johngineer (John De Cristofaro).

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2 Comments

  1. There looks to be a small (12 pixels), medium (hard to say, but guessing 16), and large (again, I’m guessing it’s 24) version of the NeoPixel Ring in this photo…. Is this a hint of what’s to come in the store? Or are you just messing with us.

  2. 24 version is on the way!

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