We recently took the plunge and got a bunch of HomeKit enabled light switches for our house. After that we got a string of the Hue Lightstrips for pretty multi-colored lights! After looking at the Hue strip, I thought that would be a cool project to build your own version. It also gave me an excuse to play with some NeoPixels which I’ve wanted to play with for a while now. 🙂
PARTS LIST AND BUILD
I prototyped the system out with a full Raspberry Pi 3, but for the final build I used a Pi Zero W since its so much smaller and cheaper.
I built a parts list over on the Adafruit website if you want specific links to all the components I used. I didn’t list out things like a soldering iron, connection wire, headers, etc, although a lot of that stuff was also used.
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