NEW PRODUCTS – Adafruit Mini Skinny NeoPixel Digital RGB LED Strips – 144 LED/m – 1m – Black / White
So thin. So mini. So teeeeeeny-tiny. It’s the ‘skinny’ version of our classic NeoPixel strips!
These NeoPixel strips have 144 digitally-addressable pixel Mini LEDs per meter and are very affordable and are only 7.5 mm wide (0.3″) if you remove the strip from the casing.
There are 144 RGB LEDs per meter, and you can control each LED individually! Yes, that’s right, this is the digitally-addressable type of LED strip. You can set the color of each LED’s red, green and blue component with 8-bit PWM precision (so 24-bit color per pixel). The LEDs are controlled by shift-registers that are chained up down the strip so you can shorten or lengthen the strip. Only 1 digital output pin are required to send data down. The PWM is built into each LED-chip so once you set the color you can stop talking to the strip and it will continue to PWM all the LEDs for you
The strip is made of flexible PCB material, and comes with a weatherproof sheathing. You can cut this stuff pretty easily with wire cutters, there are cut-lines every 7mm / 0.27″ (1 LED each). Solder to the 0.1″ copper pads and you’re good to go. Of course, you can also connect strips together to make them longer, just watch how much current you need! We have a 5V/4A supply that should be able to drive 1 meter and a 5V/10A supply that can drive up to 10 meters (depending on use) You must use a 5V DC power supply to power these strips, do not use higher than 6V or you can destroy the entire strip
These come in 1 meter reels with a 2 or 3-pin JST SM connector on each end and separated power/ground wires. If you buy multiples, you will get multiple 1 meter strips, they will not come on a continuous strip!
To wire up these strips we suggest picking up some JST SM plug and receptacle cables. You’ll want one of each, one wire is for ground the other is for signal. For the power wire, you will also probably want a 2.1mm DC jack to wire in so you can connect one of our wall adapters to power it.
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)
This is the strip with white flex PCB, its identical to the black 144 LED/meter except it has a different color mask on the flex strip!
This is the strip with black flex PCB, its identical to the white 144 LED/meter except it has a different color mask on the flex strip!