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The Adafruit 5×5 NeoPixel Grid BFF can attach to the back of a QT Py or Xiao board. Onboard is a grid of 25 1.5×1.5mm NeoPixel LEDs connected to pin A3 by default. You can cut/solder some jumpers to select A1, or A2 instead if you like. There’s also solder pads for 5V, GND and IN data, in case you want to power externally.

The Adafruit 5×5 NeoPixel Grid BFF guide has everything you need to get started with using this 5×5 NeoPixel Grid friend. There’s pages for overview, pinouts, CircuitPython, Arduino and download resources.

Check out the full guide: Adafruit 5×5 NeoPixel Grid BFF


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