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The Adafruit NeoPixel Driver BFF lets you quickly add a strand of NeoPixels with a 5V level shifter and a detachable JST PH connector. This PCB is designed to fit onto the back of any QT Py or Xiao board with headers or by soldering directly. Onboard is a 74AHCT125 single-gate level shifter that will take pin A3 output and shift it up to 5V using the USB power as a reference.
The Adafruit NeoPixel Driver BFF guide has everything you need to get started with using this NeoPixel driver friend. There’s pages for overview, pinouts, CircuitPython, Arduino and download resources.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.