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April 11, 2014 AT 1:30 pm

NEW PRODUCT – NeoPixel Diffused 8mm Through-Hole LED – 5 Pack

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NEW PRODUCT – NeoPixel Diffused 8mm Through-Hole LED – 5 Pack: LOLwut? NeoPixels in through-hole variety? Oh yes, we haz them! If you like NeoPixel strips you’ll luv these 8mm diffused through-hole NeoPixels. All the single-pin-controlling-hundreds-of-LEDs goodness in a breadboard friendly format. Each LED looks just like your classic through-hole 8mm RGB LED with 4 legs, but instead of just red/green/blue there’s a little chip inside that can control the LED with high speed PWM for 24-bit color.

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Power them with 5V and chain them together, tying the Data-Out pin of one to the Data-in of the previous one in the chain. If you’re using an Arduino, you can control these LEDs with our wonderfully-written Neopixel library for Arduino. They also work great with our Trinkets. Note that these are “RGB” instead of “GRB” format used in the 5050-sized LEDs you are so used to. Check in the NeoPixel example code for how to swap the colors automagically.

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These great looking LEDs are also fast and responsive with diffused color that will make your project glow!

Everything you need to know at our Neopixel UberGuide!

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