Joshua Kane got help on the Adafruit Support Forums with his new Halo Energy Sword project (see one he made last year, from closer to completion), this time using Adafruit NeoPixel 60 strips and a Trinket:
Here is the finished prototype. It will be used in a prop a friend is making. Thanks for the help getting it all set up.
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Adafruit NeoPixel Digital RGB LED Weatherproof Strip 60 LED -1m: “You thought it couldn’t get better than our world-famous 32-LED-per-meter Digital LED strip but we will prove you wrong! You wanted twice the LEDs? We got it (well, it’s 1.875 times as many but that’s within a margin of error). You wanted thinner strips? Now only 12.5 mm wide, 10 mm if you remove the strip from the casing. You wanted less noticeable strip color – this strip has black-colored flex PCB, which will be less visible against black-painted walls. This is the strip with black flex PCB, it’s identical to the white 60 LED/meter except it has a different color mask on the flex strip.” (read more)
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