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From the Forums: A Neopixels look work sharing…. #neopixels

matthewa2 shared A Neopixels look work sharing…. on the Adafruit Forums:

I thought I’d share how cool this looks. I bet if you painted 4 sides of the cubes white and did this with a neopixel matrix it would look super seamless. I was just trying to diffuse them for fiber optic strands.

Neopixel —> Tiny piece of polished acrylic—> drafting paper.

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